Tag Archives: Pets

Simple Sunday – Santa’s “Helper”

She spend a good half hour watching me wrap from her perch on the bed. The curling ribbon caused her to travel to the ground floor.  Princess Leia was intrigued and ready to “help”. Her eyes, full of potential action, … Continue reading

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How to Lose 12.8 Pounds Safely and Instantly*

Pick up cat Step onto scale Record weight Put down cat Step onto scale Record weight Subtract second weight from first weight to calculate weight lost Celebrate weight loss by eating a piece or two of fudge Repeat process whenever … Continue reading

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The Tail of the Dog

My first two years of teaching, I worked with a population that was overwhelmingly high-needs.  The entire district was Title I, meaning that greater than 95% (I don’t know the exact percentage, but it was in the high nineties) qualified … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday–Windows Key + L

Recently I have been finding strange screenshots and additional tabs open on my computer.I started locking my keyboard.    Chloe, took one last nap on my keyboard, discovered that she could no longer wreck havoc and immediately lost interest. I do … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Brunch with the Dog

Brunch is a great way to start any Sunday.  A place where you can take your dog for brunch – even better!            

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Fire with all the Works

I think it would be safe to say that on the third of July, we were in the very small minority of people living in Phoenix, AZ, to have a backyard fire.  On purpose. The sun was still out, the … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – How Much for the Cat?

The boys set up a store in our living room this morning to “sell” their snap block creations.  Using the tickets they gave me, I purchased three items, then paused and asked, “How much for the cat?” The cat was … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Crock Pot Cat

*Please note, no actual cats were harmed in the making of the crock pot pulled pork taco dinner.

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Poor Man’s Parsley?

Tonight we ate salmon with basil butter, mashed potatoes, and green beans. Cody served himself a piece of the salmon which happened to have a large sprig of parsley on the top.  He was uncertain what it was, so he … Continue reading

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Hair of the Cat?

Urban Dictionary defines hair of the cat as : drinking non-alcoholic beverages to relieve a hangover, especially when others in the area are engaged in consuming alcohol to feel better. At our house it happens almost every morning – but … Continue reading

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