Finger is better...books...boring blog...
Thursday, September 08, 2011 2 comments
--The finger is better (I had to show it a couple of times, especially after he shook his head at me when I told him how I did it..). He's threatened several times to take my nice sharp knives away from me. He gave them to me for Christmas a c... Read more
Ouchy! and other things...
Wednesday, September 07, 2011 2 comments
--I'm feeling pretty stupid this morning. I was cleaning up the dishes and reached into the sink and my finger landed on my chef's knife which was laying with the blade up (some knucklehead left it in the sink last night). So now the knucklehe... Read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 3 comments
-Well, Hurricane Irene came and went. Fortunately, there was no damage to the house. Just sat by hurricane lamp light for about 10 hours. Unfortunately, she took down one of our shade trees in the back and a lot of limbs. I'm running out of ... Read more
Peanut is doing better after the steroid shots! :)
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 7 comments
Yesterday after Peanut's first shot, he slept most of the day. Yesterday evening he woke up and was just about normal! Not lethargic and not seeming to be in any pain. This morning I have trouble trying to keep him from sitting on his hind le... Read more
Nope, nope, nope....no more pets for me!
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 5 comments
--Argh!.. My dad's dog, Peanut (a.k.a. nuthead, nutterbut, buthead, nuttimus--my photo/avatar), seemed a little lethargic and sore. He also was limping/stumbling a bit. We took him to the vet this morning and it seems he hurt his back pretty ... Read more
It's still smokey out there...
Thursday, August 11, 2011 1 comments
--I wish the air would clear up outside. It still smells of smoke from the Dismal Swamp fire in Virginia - BUT - it's not too hot outside! Only about 87º ... I see there are some tropical developments that might come our way. As long as the ... Read more
I eat way too fast! Any ideas how to slow down?
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 8 comments
--Okay, so I have always eaten fast since I can remember. When I was young my sister would eat everything up if I didn't eat quickly. I can remember leaving my pudding in the refrigerator to eat later and it would mysteriously disappear. Then... Read more
Charlie decided it was time to go..
Wednesday, August 03, 2011 4 comments
--After trying many things to save him, my cat Charlie must've gone off to die. He was getting skinnier and more lethargic but still sitting on my lapand nuzzling. He still came in every morning to eat (he was an indoor/outdoor cat and loved to... Read more
Sunday, July 24, 2011 1 comments
--I had a busy weekend....finally washed and found spaces for a lot of dishes from when we moved them to the attic for the kitchen renovation. Canned some tomatoes and just generally did housework. --Charlie (cat) still not eating well, but s... Read more
Canning time, kitty woes, etc.
Friday, July 22, 2011 0 comments
--I put it off long enough. I need to can some tomatoes--the little that there is since we have been under severe drought. You can't water enough to keep this sandy soil from drying up in the upper-90-degree temperatures we's been having. --My... Read more
My Cat is wasting away before my eyes...
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 3 comments
I am not in a very good mood today. My 16-year-old cat still refuses to eat. It's been about two months since he's been able to eat well. He started grinding his teeth when he ate and since then doesn't eat much. At first I started force-... Read more
Goin' out to Kitty Hawk for Air Conditioner parts...
Thursday, June 30, 2011 0 comments
- Okay, so day four with no proper air conditioning. The part that finally got here yesterday afternoon was the wrong one. It seems that the last number on our part was a "2" but the one they sent us had the number "7" (a little better penmans... Read more
C'mon Mr. Airconditioner Part Supplier, call! rain=froggy hoedown in the swamp
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 0 comments
Well, they had to order the airconditioner fan blade from Virginia but it should get here today or tomorrow at the latest. Meanwhile, my redneck MacGyver husband (genius that he is..) has the hose spraying on the conditioner unit to transfer... Read more
Airconditioner is out!
Monday, June 27, 2011 2 comments
Ugh....last night we discovered the fan assembly on our heat pump is busted and the fan no longer turns while the unit runs. So...we placed a house fan on top of the unit and a high velocity fan at the side but to save the unit I have the temp ... Read more
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