Moving- the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The extended radio silence around here has been due to several factors.  The major factor has been because Geoff and I spent the better part of this summer looking for and then buying a house.  (YAY HOUSE!!!!!)  Then we had to move.

We had to move ALL the stuff and things.  And ALL the books.  OMG.

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Being a Stubborn Dachshund has Consequences

Yesterday Rerun had his second bout in a little over a week of vomiting and listlessness.  Last night was the worse of the two episodes and it was clear by bedtime that he wasn’t a happy dog.  He didn’t want to eat anything and he was clearly uncomfortable.  He woke us about every hour through the night heaving, vomiting, or whining.  We were encouraging him to vomit because there was clearly something bothering him that he needed OUT.

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We’re still here

Geoff and I are still here.  He’s under the weather and I’m recovering from a little surgery.  It was minor and I was in and out of the hospital in under an hour.  Geoff has a more long term GI issue and so he’s been feeling a bit down for a while.  We’ll be back to our more regular posting soon.



Work without ceasing

This is a passage from 1 Thessalonians I’ve always liked. (NSRV).  I’ve tweaked it a little to reflect our current circumstances.

Rejoice always, 17 pray work without ceasing, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 19 Do not quench the Spirit.
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My kids get all the best drugs

And by kids, of course, I mean pets.
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Well, crap

I came across this on this afternoon.  I’m not one to generally put much faith in medical studies because one is generally the exact opposite of the next one to come down the pike.  This one, however hits home for me.

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History in the making, but not in a good way

There has not been a shark attack on a human being in Massachusetts since 1936.  So naturally someone just had to go and ruin that long unspoiled record.

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