Monthly Archives: December 2012

Growing Old

Mocha’s aging right in front of our eyes, and aging fast.  She’s starting to have problems walking and navigating steps.  J’s had to lift her in and out of the car.  Can’t tell if it’s the hip arthritis, or if … Continue reading

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This Is What You Get For Being Cheap

J’s been able to do a lot of the repairs around the house, e.g., plumbing, electronics, etc, saving us lots of money.  His successes apparently went to his head, and made him believe that he could replace his 3G iphone … Continue reading

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Chinese Medicine

I’m sick for the 3rd time in 3 months.  Took half the day off today, and am overdosing on this… It says to take 3 times a day, but I’ve already taken 3 tablespoons in the last 2 hours. I … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

For us agnostics what does Christmas mean?  Another day off, spending time with each other, running along the beach, and, of course, arts and crafts time! This is what I made today…   This was the card I made for … Continue reading

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Mr. Constipation

While we were in NYC, the dogs spent the 3 days at the PetSmart Pet Hotel.  Not sure what they’ve been feeding the kids, but the little one is FOS (full of $h!+).  Not only has he been pooping non-stop, … Continue reading

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9th Anniversary

This year’s anniversary unfortunately falls on the day of J’s grandmother’s funeral, which means we won’t be celebrating.  However, I went ahead and made a card for J for the occasion.   It looks like a bunch of grapes, but … Continue reading

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J went to Santa Barbara with his mom (& friend) today, leaving me with tons of free time.  Since he’s been vetoing the Christmas tree year after year, I haven’t been able to use any of the tree ornaments I’ve … Continue reading

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