Category Archives: Animals


We’re still settling into the house and cleaning up, so we haven’t had any official visitors. But every once in a while, we have some uninvited guests, like these vultures who stopped by yesterday. Nasty looking guys, but at least … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

We found this on our morning dog walk today. Apparently, deer shed their antlers every spring. Who knew? Maybe this will be the beginning of a new hobby.

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King of the Hill

Eliza’s crafty streak continues. This time she made a bed for little Stevie. It looks great, but may be slightly overstuffed. It seems like more of a doggie trampoline at this point. Stay tuned for the downsizing…

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Kocurek Family Charcuterie

Last Saturday morning, Ben and I sprung out of bed early, eager to get downtown to the Farmers’ Market to check out the new (for Saturdays) charcuterie vendor, Kocurek Family Charcuterie. We’ve been hooked on Dai Due lately, but were … Continue reading

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Stevie Wonder: Yorkie, Chihuahua, Athlete

Look at this little guy go! He loves a good chase.

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Christmas Is For Eating

We just got back from a 13-day trip to Atlanta and New York. Ostensibly, our purpose was to spend some quality time with family, but everyone knows that the true spirit of Christmas is gluttony, so we did our part … Continue reading

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It's A Living Thing

When I was a kid, we used to chase these wild, flightless birds called guineas around my grandparents’ farm. There wasn’t much to do at the farm, and chasing wild birds was about as exciting as it got. No matter … Continue reading

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Little Man

This little guy was waiting for me when I got home from Shanghai last night. His name is Stevie Wonder, but he also goes by Little Stevie and Little Man. He responds to none of them so far. After deciding … Continue reading

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Puppy Alert

Our neighbors Alix and Scott just brought home this little fuzz ball. Clemmy is her name, and eating deer poop in her game. She’s a German Shepherd, so she won’t stay these little for long. Her ears are on the … Continue reading

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My New Stitching Addiction

I remember reading about Jenny Hart and Sublime Stitching a few years ago in Bust and thinking she had a really cool thing going. I recently bought one of her hand embroidery kits and a baby bib to practice on. … Continue reading

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