Light for Kathy’s Cage

the new light fixture installed in kathy's basement cage

For a few months now, half the basement has been dark.  There are 4 sets of fluorescent ceiling lights down there, but 2 had burnt out.  Unfortunately the half that’s been dark is my neighbor Kathy’s – her cage is in a separate room of the basement and been basically pitch black.  I knew I needed to get replacement bulbs, but I’ve been sick for so long and so exhausted that I kept forgetting. 

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A Cat Update

bonkers looking adorable in his pirate sweater

I haven’t really written a pet update since June, so I figured now would be a good time. I’ve been holding onto some photos from the past few months to share with you. We don’t currently have any rats; we’re still mourning the unexpected passing of Franc last June 🙁 Instead we’ve been busy focusing on Bonkers’ health, my health, and an accidental onslaught of fish babies…

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Ipswich Illuminated 2017

ipswich illuminated 2017 - led color changing waterfall lights

Every year Ipswich, MA does what it calls Ipswich Illuminated.  They light mini barges on fire along the River, decorate public streets & parks with lights, have activities for kids, have cool artistic light-related installations…  it’s very cool!  I’ve enjoyed seeing the River fires since I moved here 6 years ago.  Apparently I’ve never posted any pics on my blog before.

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Getting Hit in the Neck with a Dremel Disk Hurts

a dremel cutting disk hit me in the neck because i had the dremel on too high a speed

About 6 weeks ago, after being sick for 6 weeks [I’m finally starting to feel better, although I’m still way too tired] I decided I needed to do something DIY-ish.  Birdie was having a love-hate relationship with her litter boxes and usually left me daily “presents” on the girl cave floor.  Turns out it was the litter not the box, but I didn’t know that then.

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