Today Ted is catching the fish in our fish pool and transporting them over to the new fish pond in the front yard. We have fish in our swimming pool because one time when we were on vacation, the house sitter called and said a storm tore up the little fish pond liner and our … Continue reading Fish time!
Gramma and I always made a big thing out of buying our flowers for our porches every year. We'd go to several places and make a whole day out of it. As she got older and couldn't stand all day trips, we'd make it a "flower week" and hit a different place each day to … Continue reading Another first without Gramma
WOOOOOOHOOOOOOOO!!!! I FOUND THE OTHER PIECE TO THE ROBOT VACUUM!!! Backstory: A few years ago, Ted bought me a robot vacuum from Walmart. I kept moving it from room to room, and soon I lost the charger. I set the vacuum and eyeball guide thingy in the bathroom closet (I thought). As I've cleaned and … Continue reading Found it!!!
Ted put up six round bales of hay. I didn't get any pictures because I stayed home and CLEANED for four hours! Here's the table. The rest of the two rooms looked just as bad! I tackled the living room and kitchen: put away all of the clutter, moved furniture, swept, mopped, did all of … Continue reading Today’s to do list
It's no secret that my youngest son loves all things coding. He found the MIT website "Scratch" when he was about five years old, and he has been into coding ever since. He has almost two thousand coding projects that he's made or collaborated on over the years, and he shows no signs of slowing … Continue reading Yellowbross Animations (Episode 9)
A couple of weeks ago, I realized that I have felt under enormous stress the entire past school year, and I couldn't figure out why. Then I started to recount in my head all of the changes that have happened this past school year, and I realized why. Since August 1, 2017, the following things … Continue reading The Year of Life Changing Events
...for Jake's guinea pigs! Ignoring Diana so she will come out from behind the box... Bribes work, too! New tactical maneuver: sitting inside the playpen like a statue to see if Diana and Pebbles will climb all over him Not pictured: Me on all fours with my rump in the air as I fished Pebbles … Continue reading Built a new playpen…
Chewie is still adjusting. He finally has agreed that biting me that one time on the big toe because I was trying to make him go outside to pee was unacceptable, and after a little training he's learned that barking during our mealtimes doesn't get him a little bite but sitting quietly always earns him … Continue reading Update: how Chewie’s adjusting
Earlier this week, Ted and I worked on the current project for a little while. We had to do some measurements and then find exactly what we needed to fit. Then we had to figure out some materials. Puppers took over a supervisory role. Ted and I got up early this morning and headed out … Continue reading A sneak peek at the current project