Category Archives: Critters

Rest In Peace Porch Cat

My dad has described his parents as folks who “always brought home strays.” I think in their case it was of the human variety, but I tend to find the furred variety on my doorstep and invite it in. About … Continue reading

Posted in Critters, Pets | Leave a comment

Mo’ Bricks and…THE EXECUTIONER!!!!!

Mo’ Bricks, Mo’ Bricks I have been checking the free section of Craig’s List rather obsessively lately. Between needing several things, like thousands of bricks or a crap ton of daylilies, I’m also keeping my eye out for items that … Continue reading

Posted in Critters, DIY, Frugality, Organized Living (and cleaning) | Comments Off on Mo’ Bricks and…THE EXECUTIONER!!!!!

Allergy Season, Art, Pests and More

Hello, massive fall allergy attack, how are you? Me? Well, I would be better off without you felling me. There is no good week to be feeling puny, not in my world at least, but this one was less than opportune. … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, Chickens, Critters, Zentangle and Doodle Art | Comments Off on Allergy Season, Art, Pests and More

The Great Mouse Hunt

I love our 120+ year old Victorian, I really do. So do mice…lots and lots of mice. They party in our walls, they have invaded our attic. When I sit on the toilet, for an [ahem] extended period of time, … Continue reading

Posted in Critters, Historical Home | Comments Off on The Great Mouse Hunt

Good Kitty! Get That Mouse!

I’m a very down-to-earth pet owner. I keep cats because they can be soft and cuddly, but also because they come in handy when the house is invaded with mice. And here in this 120+ year old Victorian, there are … Continue reading

Posted in Chickens, Critters | Comments Off on Good Kitty! Get That Mouse!

The Attack of El Bandito

Note: The following post was written by my husband, David. It is based on a true life event that happened…this morning… Good evening and welcome to another production of “Live from the Lincoln Theater” with our special artists Bennie Moten … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, Chickens, Critters, Guest Post | Comments Off on The Attack of El Bandito

Intruder Alert! Intruder Alert!

When the dogs get to barking and don’t stop, you know something is wrong. And just fifteen minutes ago, they were all barking their heads off and refusing to stop or come inside. And here is why… We had a … Continue reading

Posted in Critters | 1 Comment