It’s Been Awhile

It’s been awhile since Chester and I have been able to walk to the Red River to check up on things there.  This neverending winter is finally starting to show some signs that it might actually end.   We still have tons of snow and ice here, but the temperature is squeezing just over 0C during… Continue reading It’s Been Awhile

The Mouse

My weekends (as I’m sure most working people’s weekends) are full of errands and chores that never get done during the week. Today was grocery shopping and then it was time to tackle my next de-clutter/de-crapify item on the list for the 40 bags in 40 days challenge. I didn’t really have any area planned,… Continue reading The Mouse


Chester & the Bed – it has been a week since I put the styrofoam step so Chester can get up onto my bed and it is really working out well.  I’ve noticed that he is going upstairs when he is home alone now.  He used to spend his time alone sleeping on the bed,… Continue reading Updates

He Likes It!

As we all are – Chester is aging.  He will be 11 years old on May 1st and although he has not had a seizure for a year and a half, he is still on multiple meds to control them.  He has slowed down quite a bit (at times) so our walks are shorter, but… Continue reading He Likes It!

40 Bags in 40 Days

I am always looking for something to help me de-clutter the house.  40 Bags in 40 Days is the most recent idea I have decided to follow.  The concept is simple enough – you have 40 days to fill 40 bags (more or less) and get rid of them in some way (garbage, donate, recycle,… Continue reading 40 Bags in 40 Days