A River Photo Shoot

historic choate bridge in ipswich

This week I decided to take a break from DIY and catios and update 2 of my lesser visited pages: the page documenting the Ipswich River Mother’s Day Flood of 2006, and the page documenting the March 2010 Flood. Neither flood were experienced by me – they happened before I met Jim, but Jim experienced the 2010 flood first hand.

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Outdoor Cat Enclosure/Catio – Part 16: CATS!!!

darwin and bonkers in the outdoor cat enclosure / catio

Until our replacement windows are built and installed, I can’t connect the cat enclosure to the house. So for now I’m carrying the boys* out to it. I’ve been bringing Bonkers out since construction started and letting him explore. He’s our “I want to be outside all the time!” kitty, and howled at the back door whenever he saw me in the yard working on it without him.

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Outdoor Cat Enclosure/Catio – Part 15: I Razed De Roof!

angling the roof of the outdoor cat enclosure / catio so it's not flat

Two weekends ago I was standing in the yard, minding my own business, when I hip-checked the cat enclosure by accident. Moments later a torrent of water cascaded down my face, chest, and drill. D’oh! It turns out a flat polycarbonate plastic roof is great until it rains, and then it’s just FULL of surprises! So. I decided the roof needed to be angled. Stat!

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