Category Archives: Life


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Nikki Cat

My Nikki Cat was put down on Friday. She’d been really lethargic and wouldn’t get up off of her side in the last few days, and she could barely open her eyes. She wouldn’t or couldn’t purr like she normally did when you got near her. At her normal weight she weighed only 6 pounds, […]

We’re Expecting

We’re expecting… A puppy! Our puppy was born on January 19th, 2013. Ben’s birthday! Puppy Bartley is a mini goldendoodle toy. He’s an F1B, which means he’s 75% poodle and 25% golden retriever. His dad, Chewie, is a toy poodle, and his mom, Kenzie, is a mini goldendoodle. He’ll be about 20 pounds when he’s […]

Tornado Season

Is it tornado season already? Yes. The answer is yes! Exactly one week ago, it was 4 degrees (F) outside. Today, it was 67 degrees and I ran In shorts and a tank top. Welcome to Indiana!! I never experienced the precursors to a tornado, or even hail, before moving to Indiana. And now, I’m […]