Shrew and Snail

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November 2009

Dogs

Good news

Good news!  Pepper is feeling better.  He is not quite himself, but he seems a lot less confused. The really good news is that Kitty is taking some steps on her own and has made enough progress that the vet thinks she doesn’t need surgery.  So they still have her for observation, but we  ...

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Dogs

Dogs

Darned dogs. I knew having a bunch of old dogs was going to be bad news at some point. We are now at that point. Last week Pepper started stumbling a little, and Friday he was diagnosed with a brain or spine lesion. He can still walk, but he is very slow. He is on steroids, but I don’t  ...

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Gardening

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day

See what’s blooming all over at May Dreams Gardens, the wonderful host of Bloom Day. It’s a gorgeous November here! There is a cold front moving in tonight, though, so this may be the end of things. We’ve been really enjoying the nice weather, especially after such a punishing  ...

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Gardening

Soft-leaf yuccas

I have been looking for soft-leaf yuccas for a long time.  I always see them in 5-gallon containers for like $45, and that is just out of my price range.  This weekend I went to Shoal Creek Nursery and found THREE soft-leaf yuccas in small containers for $6.99 each.  I bought all three that I  ...

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