Monthly Archives: June 2011

And the Winner is…..

The winner in the drawing for the 100th post giveaway is…… Wendy!  I will send Wendy her copy of All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot and Life’s (the Expanded Commemorative Edition) of “The Royal Wedding of Prince William and … Continue reading

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Heatstroke in Pets

As a veterinarian, I have seen my share of heatstroke cases.  Many of these cases were from people leaving their pets in a hot car to run into the grocery store for “just a few minutes.”  The other cases were in … Continue reading

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100th Post!

It sure doesn’t seem like it, but this is my 100th post!  Sort of a big milestone to a blogger.  A lot of bloggers celebrate this milestone by having a 100th post giveaway or by posting “100 random things about me.”  … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

Question:  Have you ever had a scary experience that opened your eyes about something or that taught you a valuable lesson?  My Answer:  It was November 15, 1980.  A date I can easily remember because it was my sister P’s wedding day.  … Continue reading

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The No Fun Summer Cold

  My oldest son came home last week for his younger brother’s graduation.  He was sick with a bad cold.  He ran a low grade fever for a couple of days, chilled, was fatigued, and has slept a lot.  On one … Continue reading

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Today’s Cleaning Project: Those Dreaded Magazine Stacks

I made the decision that the magazine piles around here just have to go.  It’s very hard to just toss them since I never got around to reading many of them.  I feel like I may as well be tossing money right … Continue reading

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Today’s Cleaning Project: The Dining Room Table

Today I decided I needed to excavate clean off my dining room table.  It was loaded up with my son’s leftover graduation announcements from when I addressed them sitting there a few weeks ago.  There were also graduation thank you notes, seals, senior pictures and … Continue reading

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Today’s Cleaning Project: The Bathroom Drawers

Today I cleaned out my bathroom drawers which had accumulated so much clutter that it was becoming increasingly difficult to shut one of them.  After throwing away some stuff that needed to go, finding new places for a few things … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

Question:  What’s your ideal/favorite breakfast? My Answer:  I LOVE Cracker Barrel’s warm oatmeal breakfast served with fresh sliced bananas, an apple bran muffin and a hot cup of coffee.  Another favorite is a ham and cheese omelette, grits, and wheat … Continue reading

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Spring/Summer Cleaning

I think I’ve probably mentioned a time or two since starting this blog that I’m not the best housekeeper, nor do I enjoy cleaning house.  I just don’t.  I take after my mother in that regard.  I struggle with clutter and therefore … Continue reading

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