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Vacation: Visiting the Manor (part 4)

And, with this, we wrap up the final bits of vacation pictures!

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Vacation: Visiting the Manor! (part 3)

After being fully puppied out, Crow and I gathered up ourselves and drove over to the Manor of Mixed Blessings to look at goats and chickens and such.

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Vacation, Part 2

This is part two of the dog-focused vacation pictures. After this comes goats and chickens!

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Last week, I packed up myself and my poodle, and we headed out to the wilds of northern Virginia to visit Blackthorn GSDs and The Manor of Mixed Blessings, and also puppies and goats. Despite having a herniated lumbar disc … Continue reading

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Chipotle, ??? – June 23, 2012

I’ve been putting this post off all week, as if by not writing it I could deny that it was true. Unfortunately, there’s still an empty cage in my basement, so it’s still real. Chipotle, the crimson bellied conure that … Continue reading

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It’s tough to be a kitten!

So, you should really make sure that when one of your people gets home, you make sure she knows how hard your day is, and carries you around like a baby. You should explain how your day went (he’s about … Continue reading

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Garden update, June 9, 2012

It’s kind of a grey day, but the yard is mowed and I’m overdue for my monthly (yes, this is May) garden update. So I snapped a few.

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Yesterday, as part of putting off mowing the lawn (which we did afterwards), we took Skimbleshanks, our year old Oriental Shorthair, out front on a leash. And of course, I brought the camera.

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Reginald, ??? – May 23, 2012

Reggie, our holland lop bunny, passed away today. He’d been slowing down for a while, and finally went peacefully in his sleep. He was the best rabbit a person could ask for, and he will be sorely missed.

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Cats, cats, cats, cats!

Now here’s your pictures of all the cats. A brief intro for the newbies, from oldest to youngest: Gypsy, 12+ year old calico female, our only girl, known as Fat Gypsy for years before I finally got her weight under … Continue reading

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