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  • Hey all! …. thanks KZ, I’m very please the way the new/old light turned out! …. swami paws made me LOL
    MS, I hope the bunny is irresistible to HRH! hehe
    PG, lol at the terminal student! – that’s my Son – I thought he’d never decide he had enough ‘schooling’ LOL
    Hope Star is doing better
    the ‘I see a treat’ is adorable!

    … trying to think…[Read more]

  • So here is my restoration of the antique light fixture that will hang on our new porch. The ‘before’ green wasn’t that bad, except that my house is painted a very dark blue and all light fixtures, door hardware, etc. are black …. so I made this to match. I’m very pleased with the result.

    Before
    http://i597.photobucket.com/albums/tt51/AbbigaleViolet/Before.jpg

    After:
    http://i597.photobucket.com/albums/tt51/AbbigaleViolet/After.jpg

  • Morning everyone! ….. yes, it’s definitely everyday around here! …. so we found out that there are apparently two grey streaks! …. the original all grey and one that has some tabby on it …. apparently they live under someone’s deck a couple of doors down …. we wondered why Miss Caddy has taken to sleeping under the neighbor’s bushes on…[Read more]

  • Happy Sunday all! …. cleaned 2 cat boxes this am and finished restoring the hardware parts to my antique light fixure …. I decided on a sliver highlight to the dark black period finish, I think it looks purrfect 🙂

    Son received the wax sealer kit we sent him for his 29th bday … can’t believe he’s about to enter a new decade! …. but then…[Read more]

  • Happy Caturday all!

    PG, I admire your energy/strength for taking on the shrub! … good luck!

    MS, we’re supposed to get rain here today, and it’s also going up to hot/muggy for the next few days ….. I hope HRH’s appetite is good, the new meat combo sounds promising!

    Abby is a wet food only gal – her favorite is the florentine collection by…[Read more]

  • Happy Caturday all!

    PG, I admire your energy/strength for taking on the shrub! … good luck!

    MS, we’re supposed to get rain here today, and it’s also going up to hot/muggy for the next few days ….. I hope HRH’s appetite is good, the new meat combo sounds promising!

    Abby is a wet food only gal – her favorite is the florentine collection by…[Read more]

  • Happy Friday all! ….. funny pics today! ….chilly here, but not cold ….
    Wow! how DID HRH get that sparrow at night in the rain and stay dry??!! …. that’s funny! ….

    Caddy brings us small birds and mice on occasion she’s a good hunter …. I saw her playing with the grey streak last night …. the pair of them were chasing what appeared…[Read more]

  • Ditto on what Joan said! This is a special place!

    Mr. AV and I celebrate Valentine’s day quietly at home (our preference) …. we celebrate having gotten engaged on this day 32 years ago! …. can’t believe it’s been that long!

    I’m making grilled filets with baked potatoes and grilled asparagus …. simple and easy …. I imagine we’ll eat out…[Read more]

  • Happy Monday all! ….yay on the new job Buttons! You’ll be the best they they’ve hired, I just know it!

    I took keep most of my data/large files in the cloud, so storage isn’t a problem for me either ….

    I do have a lot of files that I also back up on a thumb drive – just don’t want them accessible by anyone but me or Mr. AV ….

    Had a nice…[Read more]

  • AV replied to the topic HAPPY BIRTHDAY JEANKIT!!! in the forum General Chat 1 week, 1 day ago

    The happiest of purrdays, JK!!!

  • AV replied to the topic Sunday 12/2/2017 – Darwin Day in the forum TDK Cafe 1 week, 1 day ago

    Oh, dinner on the gulf/ocean was wonderful …. very relaxing 🙂

    Turning in early, busy week ahead.

  • Morning all! Oh EC, the flu/crud is miserable! hope you and the kids bounce back soon and that hubby doesn’t get it! ….. concats on the house closing tomorrow …. all paws crossed for a smooth closing!

    Sold my bro’s house (finally) actually all of a sudden got 3 offers – when it rains, it pours! …. closing mid March, inspection contingencies…[Read more]

  • Morning all! Oh EC, the flu/crud is miserable! hope you and the kids bounce back soon and that hubby doesn’t get it! ….. concats on the house closing tomorrow …. all paws crossed for a smooth closing!

    Sold my bro’s house (finally) actually all of a sudden got 3 offers – when it rains, it pours! …. closing mid March, inspection contingencies…[Read more]

  • Morning PG and MS! I love kittehs with a milk mustache! LOL

    A beautiful sunny day here, I’m headed out to run errands …. Mr. AV and I scored a beautiful find at an antique store on Thurs – a period turn of the (last) century light fixture to hand in the porch gable that Mr. AV and handy Scottie are building. It’s a beautiful piece, hand painted…[Read more]

  • AV replied to the topic Paws crossed for Buttons in the forum General Chat 1 week, 3 days ago

    That is so awesome!

  • Hilarious pics today! …. hope everyone is having a nice TGIF! I finished my work early, and am headed out to the front porch to sit in the rocker and read, with Miss Caddy in the other rocker beside me 🙂

    JK, that drink looks lovely, I might have to make myself one before I go on the porch …. I actually keep those ingredients on hand, as…[Read more]

  • Hi effuryone! …. beautiful and sunny here, upper 70’s and no rain in sight …. normally I’d want rain, but since the exterior side of my house is torn open (Mr. AV replacing French doors), I’m glad we will have nice weather to finish the construction ….

    Abby and Lu have to be confined to their respective bedrooms during the day, and Caddy…[Read more]

  • Haaaay all, I’m baaaack! Lol
    Had a great weekend with Dau in Delli, but truth be told, I’m glad to be back to my warm/humid climate. …. my skin, hair went bonkers up there lol!
    Not fun to come home to yet another HIP project of Mr. AV’S, but when this is done, he’s promised a long layover …. secretly, I will buy him a small ‘project’…[Read more]

  • Morning all! Wow! 86 degrees is hot for your neck of the world MS! …. of course, that’s a nice summer day here for me 🙂 ….. I don’t really get hot unless the temps get in the upper 90’s, the feels like then with the humidity is triple digits!

    I’m headed into the 30s temps this afternoon to see Dau in Delaware …. will get to spend some…[Read more]

  • Morning all! Wow! 86 degrees is hot for your neck of the world MS! …. of course, that’s a nice summer day here for me 🙂 ….. I don’t really get hot unless the temps get in the upper 90’s, the feels like then with the humidity is triple digits!

    I’m headed into the 30s temps this afternoon to see Dau in Delaware …. will get to spend some…[Read more]

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