I feel like Brad and I have a lot of conversations that start with the question:
Why is the cat wet?
I feel like in the realm of domesticated animals, cats shouldn’t be wet nearly as often as ours are… and it’s only one at a time.
Every query has a different answer.
(1.) For example, the cat was wet because he knocked over the water bowl and we needed to clean up to floor. (2.) Another time, the cat was wet because he got stuck in the bath tub and figured his way out of it for the first time. Continue reading →
You know how I mentioned that my cats like to chew on the Christmas tree?
Well, they tried to kill it this week. While Brad and I were making dinner the other night, he noticed Watson was playing with something and went over to check it out. It was a Christmas light plug. So I went and checked the plugs by the outlet (tree was not plugged in yet) and they were fine. Which meant digging into our Christmas tree to locate the damaged string and to make sure that no other strings were chewed through as well.
If you think about it, everything that goes along with the holidays really does interrupt our pets’ daily lives. My cats have a very quiet existence and a pretty stable schedule, so the holidays kind of derail their little lives. All of a sudden there’s a giant tree in the living room, boxes appear, we are gone at different times, people come to visit and their humans try to wrap things in paper rather than pet them. Continue reading →
How is today already October 1st? Where is this year going? I think someone hit fast forward here.
Anyway, one month has closed so here are a few cool reads that I’d recommend checking out from September (and August).
Invisible Illness and Your Career: Some days diabetes makes everything difficult, but those around me can’t see it. I can’t take a sick day every time my blood sugar is out of whack or my Dexcom kept me up in the middle of the night… I only get five sick days a year after all! I don’t worry about my employer or colleagues finding out about my diabetes, but I am cautious about sharing it with my clients. The last thing I would want is someone’s confidence in my abilities shaken just because my pancreas doesn’t do what it’s supposed to.
10 Annoying Email Habits to Break: I love this list but must confess that I sent my first read receipt request ever yesterday… because the person on the other end (whose job requires him to talk to me… talking to me also happens to be the easiest part of his job) was not answering me (5 emails and a phone message) so I wanted to encourage an answer. With that said, I do really agree with this list!