Monthly Archives: July 2011

What the Hell Is It, Anyway?

Every now and then she goes experimental.  Lately she’s gotten a blender and, at first, I think, excellent, she’ll be grinding up my Flavor Blasted Xtra Cheddar Goldfish Crackers (it gets deafening in my head when I chew each one … Continue reading

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She’d Blow a Gasket if I Had a Pinot Noire to Go With It

You don’t usually see Dissection Catnip Mouse on spa menus.  Except at *my* spa.  

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There is no Poetry about Miniature Tennis Balls

But there should be.  The smaller the tennis ball, the more I like it.  No, I don’t know why.  And no, I’ve never had to be Heimliched. 

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Smorgasbord

Eeeeeee!!!  Stumbled onto a rat on recon this morning!  Wiley and quick but I could have had him.  Small mammal tally at Emeryville Marina is now: Cesar Chavez (countless) Rock Cats (tens of thousands) Rat (one)   Fantastic.  I am not … Continue reading

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Amazingly, It Is Done Before I Hit Double Digits

My spa is complete and I await my first temperature-controlled bath and fluff-dry. 

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Ha!

It is good to be me. I have just discovered there are THOUSANDS of rock cats (with a significant founder effect), not just one. My spa is completed and this weekend I get bath, blow-out and scissoring, which I’ll need after … Continue reading

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Regaining the Will to Live

Although my spa is still not functional, I was taken to a public bath house yesterday and washed.  I get the athlete’s foot willies from these places but at least I’m clean.  And my knee has improved to the point where I … Continue reading

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Parasites Here We Come

I’m so depressed.  My knee is acting up so I am on suspended walkies.  I was abandonned for nearly two hours on Friday so she could go to dinner and talk – get ready – animal welfare.  And my spa … Continue reading

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And I Never Would Have Found Out Bigger Greenies Existed if John Hadn’t Sent a Care Package

BLANK BLANK BLANK BLANK BLANK BLANK BLANK   The salad is now spectacular.            And my spa is days away. On the crap side of the ledger, I had a sprinting indiscretion yesterday afternoon so am … Continue reading

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Before Kate Succumbs to Anorexia, This One Favor?

Excellent BBQ with the geniuses yesterday.  Ferocious heat got me a ticket indoors where, out of sightlines of palatability police and in air-conditioned comfort, I scored a cheesburger and half my weight in steak.      Her partying stamina lags far … Continue reading

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