For an over-suit for a bear that has become Angel's bestest friend.
Trouble is.... its not well made and has become a member of the "zipper club" and other body suture clubs, with no sight in end.
Any ideas on how to preserve "Bearie" ?
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Lots of thoughts swirling and in thinking, still not a lot worth posting.
(more it is refocusing)
So again in this interlude , I again give you Angel, who is going from a puppy to an older dog
( thank goodness *sigh*)
and really helping in all things... like dinner delivery aka *food.. I'm there* and just being "her"and "us" *big grin* .
(but as an aside - being bonked by a wet nose at 4:30 am to go out - not good !!)
She gets her 1st bath here at home, tomorrow - which we keep refereing to as her as her "bubble bath", AND... her 2 toys - Foxy and Monkey will also get a dip (*peeewuuu*) with her as well.
I asked Fidel if there would be candles and incense and soft music... imagine the rolling of eyes. I mentioned the same at work today and also got same eyes..
*gawd*.. it was only a suggestion folks.. no mention of a 4 paw pedicure, with nail polish ????
We know she likes water and swimming, but yet to see if she has emotional scars about being washed. She has developed a funny issue about her feet & we are seeing leading traits about some of our behaviors that may indicate past "not nice stuff"
Sunday, November 15, 2009
Wow.. its been a lot of months !!! But a lot has been happening since May and I am still mentally trying to deal with it.
As well FB has really eaten a lot of my time.. havent even read blogs per se.... life had/has shifted.. I need to start writing again. I have a friend at work from NFLD... he thinks I'm a hoot - good at a kitchen party... me thinks I could almost do stand up comedy.. something to think about as I go through this reevaluation of me ( mid-life & a start towards menopause - irrespective of what the doc said last year)
But I am slowly pulling out of the clouds as I let my anger rise - which is not productive,nor good, but better than trying to repress it as I thought I should do.
I'll fill ya in at some point .. see side bars, which have to be totally revamped.
Interesting.. tho' in my hiatus and going back to those bloggers that were such regulars in the world I was communicating with.. we've all (most part), lost the momentum after the 2 or so year mark.
Anyways.. the picture above is of a good morning early October with 2 good friends and a chance to jazz with out "ears" - i.e gossip :D
Stay tuned.. I'M BAAACK.. maybe
Friday, July 24, 2009
Well, it's been nearly 2 weeks and I can't imagine, now, what we did before Fang.
Two weeks ago tomorrow, we took home this lovely young lady from the Paradise Humane Society - a Siberian Husky.
Its been a real learning curve for me, what with never really ever having pets other than goldfish, a lizard and a couple of rabbbits during my miss guided youth.
But a dog !!! ???
Its a decsion I had been pondering for many years and talked at length with Fidel, who has had a lifetime of dog experience, especially with Huskies and Shepperds, and decided that the time was right.
And now that he is home for an extended period of time, it was the right thing to do, for us and definitely Fang.
She's a beauty - very quiet but also very active. She very smart and I have to give her credit, doesn't try to play us for fools very often.
It's been a real treat to see her open up from the dog we brought home to where she is today (+5 lbs and counting, which she needs badly).
And me... I've changed too, I think, in these short 2 weeks.
I love the rain and walking in it, but not at 4 am and with it gushing out of the skies. But I was up and I knew she needed to get out.. so off we went for a very quick early morning constitutional and imprompu bath. She would have walked for a good hour, but I wimped out *lol* .
(actually...the 1st every morning is always a quick in and out as we both wake up ... but this morning it was quicker and very much wetter).
She's had her brekkie and is now having a nap.... and I actually feel like I've already done something important today.
Thursday, July 9, 2009
I'm still here... yes FB has yanked my chain these past 3 weeks. But, also, a lot has happened here since I last posted ... those antidiluvian days - trying to make sense of my space & how to blog about it.
6 weeks ago, I was in tears and a wreck. Now I'm good and learning how to make really tasty lemonade from lemons.
Anyhow.. I'm here... thinking about this horse and how do I get back on and how do I ride it.
Isnt that a great montage that I have above. Parts of would be kwel as a tatoo.. must think
Friday, June 5, 2009
(Memories of Olive by Alberto Vargas)
I think it is beautifulpiece... I love Vargas' work
I was making a pizza tonight, for dinner. Fidel came in to snitch some munchies as I was slicing and dicing. Doing his usual perusal of the activity, he picked up the jar of olives.
"I know you don't like olives, but I do so I am putting some on"
"On your pieces"
"No - on all pieces.You're lucky I'm not putting anchovies on... I'm having anchovy withdrawl."
Funny this distaste of olives in NA. I've come across it many times before, including me. I don't know if it is olives in general or the olives most of us are accustomed to - those salt brined manzilla types, stuffed with pimento, which most of my NA born and bred generation first came to know as "olives".
Up until I was about 6, I hated olives. One night, staying at a hotel, Dad had a drink with an olive in it. Conversation ensued, involving a few " ewwws" on my part I am sure, but I remember him saying:
" I never liked eating them. But the way I learned to like them was to eat a bunch all in a row."
I was game and I did. And I have been hooked ever since - on all olives. But my love is the pickled manzillas with pimento stuffing from that fond memory.
I love them so much that 20+ years ago, I was hanging at my best friend's house; her folks had a party the night before - so we were rummaging the fridge for eats (being a couple of bored growing 15/16 year olds).
A jar of olives...
"May I have a couple?"
You can eat them all if you want, because none of us are going to eat them."
The jar disappeared.
They were good !!
Maybe I should tell you about my raw oyster adventure ...
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
(give me another few days and it'll wears off ~ maybe)
Stay tuned buoys and gulls.
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
A zillion years ago I moved into an apartment. Not that pets were allowed, but the lease implied certain restrictions including cats and dogs and birds ( noise factor ??).
Then *poof* a couple of years later, dogs (don't know about cats) were the " de jour", and allowed (or not enought "man-power" to enforce the lease).
How did I miss that band wagon ?
This same phenomenon has happened to me twice more as I have moved over the years, the latest being here.
When I moved in here, not that pets were banned, but again the lease implied that we couldn't have any (other that snakes, snails, muted birds, fish). Either people have pushed the boundary, the landlords are not enforcing, or I just read the lease wrong, but we now, just of late, have a building full of lovely dogs.
Wondering why I haven't posted lately? (like anyone reads this blog)
Just to dang busy. Work has been brutal, so much that when I get home I am poopeded.
And the summer volunteering work is ramping up.
It's all good, but priorities are shifting.
Today is actually a nice break. I'm up normal time, but don't have to be at work until "later" as I am flying out West to to have a meeting to solve an issue....fly in today and out Thursday. I think it will go well as I sense I have the commitment and buy-in from 3 very distinct entities (jurisdictionally) on this one.
I've learned to use travel time (days) as a fluid work/me resource, so thus I blog today in a lazy crazy sense.
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
(Now I have to do all the dang housework again)
Security Coordinators: Mountie Stan, Fang the Wonder Dog, and Dimitrios the Greek Detective
Stunt Double: Miss Bali
Bra Model: Annie
Best Boy and Main Man: Fidel
Chief Cook and Bottle Washer: Medstudentwife
Monday, April 27, 2009
Fidel isn't up yet, but I bet he's going to be one hurting puppie.
But we got most of the beds done at this particular garden.
Below has to be the most g-d aweful picture of me, ever taken..... I really need Olga's BM to help me with a makeover !