Today the sun shined, birds sang, and the dogs sunned themselves in the yard. Life is good.
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The partially-eclipsed moon, shrouded in clouds. It rose in totality this evening and emerged from the earth’s shadow over the next couple of hours.
We adopted Lady Bird this week. We started fostering her back in November. In all of that time only two potential adopters have even asked about her. There’s just not a lot of demand for elderly, perennially terrified beagles with peanut-sized bladders. (The other night we caught her eying her own shadow warily.) With the …
In 2003, Amber and I took in a pair of feral kittens and nursed them back to health. This is Wendy, at eight weeks of age, getting her first bath. She really, really disliked it. I wrote about this at the time, but I like the photo so much that I just had to share …
My brother‘s son, a few hours after his birth on Sunday. 8 lbs, 15.5 ozs, ten fingers and ten toes.
Turns out that Lady Bird really, really loves the snow. She and Annie went out and played in it this afternoon. Amber took pictures. I watched from inside.
It’s 20° outside, it’s more like 80° with the magic of passive solar heating. The sun having moved along, the two are now curled up in front of the wood stove. I’d offer them some hot chocolate, but you just know that would end badly.
Best. Toy. Ever.
The front window of Rep. Virgil Goode’s Charlottesville office, photo courtesy of The Hook.