January 14, 2019 New Stuff!

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New rug in the front room!  This is a big deal to one individual in our house.

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Mandy was like…what have you done with my old carpet, I had it smelling just right. (yep that was part of the reason to give it up.)

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And apparently she decided to take matters into her own paws.

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Well Mandy, I see you are making it smell a little more like you…is it soft enough?  Is it going to pass inspection?

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Mandy: Hummm…still deciding.

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Mandy: Okay, not bad, nice and soft, but I will have to work on the lack of odoriferous dog odors.

So far so good with the new carpet!

Something else I will mention we saw yesterday:

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Target just remodeled our local store.  There must have been some event or something because when we arrived to do a little grocery shopping this truck was pulling off the sidewalk and employees were directing it trying to get it out of there.

The weirdest part was who was inside….

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I believe his name is Spot? Thank goodness he wasn’t the driving.

Happy Monday!

January 11, 2019 Morning

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There it is! The view out my window…another day on the rise.

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Looks like it is going to be a pretty nice weekend:

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Not a bad forecast for a Minnesota January.  Been kind of a mild winter all in all, still no snow…makes me a little nervous, just waiting for the ‘other shoe’ to drop. 🙂

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Mandy is two ears up these days!!  She was having so much trouble with one of her ears, I won’t even go into detail, but even a punctured ear drum.  She would keep the left one mashed down flat to her head all of the time.  It has taken us nearly a year to get a grip on her ear problem.  But as you can see, she’s listening with both.  So either we are saying a lot more interesting things around her, or it just feels better…good enough to raise.  Actually it looks a little odd when she holds her ears like that…I think she’s listening for the sound of Cheese, her favorite.

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Mandy: And you know, cheese is pretty quiet, so it takes a good listener to be able to hear someone bite into cheese. I hear more than I let on.  TCHEESEIF

Happy Friday!

January 7, 2019

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Nope, no beautiful sunrise photos to share today…that is fog.  Very cloudy from the upper atmosphere down to the ground.

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Fidget: Not a spot of sunshine to lay in ANYWHERE. Yes, I’m grumpy….

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About the most exciting thing happening the last day or two is that Mandy has decided to do weird things with her paws….like hold them like this…for no good reason.

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Mandy: Boring me again, Mom.

Happy Monday!

January 4, 2019

Sunrise!

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You can still see stars (planets – for you DH), it is such a beautiful clear sky.

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A few light ribbons of clouds forming towards the top of the photo.

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Good morning!

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Coming to the end of the first week of 2019, well it is Friday…TGIF!

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YaY! (The emoji that is supposed to look like me….;)  So weird.)

Fridays my husband works from home causing Mandy to be SO confused about where to lay…the office or the living room???

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Mandy: Mom, can you please go sit in the office. I need to keep an eye on both of you.

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Mandy: Compromise is tough…no bed, but I can see both of you from here when I need to. Just keeping my priorities straight.

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Mandy: Or from here….

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Mandy: We need a bed in the hall by the front door! You guys are making my life difficult.

Happy Friday!

January 3, 2019

Sunrise!

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It’s all about the sunrise today!

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It progresses so quickly.

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And starts to take over the entire sky.

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So vivid.

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So beautiful!

 

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Mandy: Yeah, beautiful.

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Mandy: Is that all ya got today, Mom?

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Mandy: Hummm….an even more beautiful sight.

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Mandy: Now we’er talkin’ progression.

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Mandy: zzzzzzz

Happy Thursday!