Monthly Archives: March 2020

A Moment of Peace

The ever-playful Lily took a break from annoying Court–and Court took a break from BEING annoyed–so they could curl up together for a nap. The world may feel like it’s falling apart, but it’s still full of moments of peace. And those moments will sustain us.

Life in a Cone

We all know that the world’s turned upside down and that many businesses have closed their doors. Unfortunately for Lily, our local vet clinic wasn’t one of those businesses: I had a longstanding appointment to get her spayed on Thursday, and by golly, they honored that appointment. They even removed a stubborn baby tooth while […]

Bobbing for Kibble

Lily wouldn’t eat her kibble, and Court was hovering on the sidelines, waiting to swoop in and (being a gentleman) remove eating from her to-do list by doing the job himself. So I did what any normal pet owner would do: I dropped some bits of kibble into her water dish. Man, was that a […]

How to Walk a Duck

I admit, there were a lot of things I didn’t know about Muscovy ducks when I brought home the ten orphaned little fluff balls last summer. One of the most gaping holes in my knowledge regarded the frequency and necessity of walking them. While most of the ducklings went to live with my Amish neighbors, […]