Monday, March 31, 2008
This is the third book I've read in the series (although this book is the second in the series) and I think this one is my favorite so far. The best word I can think of to describe this series is charming. :) The series is about Beatrix Potter as she starts a new chapter in her life in the Lake District and what happens in the little village. So even though the books are about Beatrix Potter they are actually about the whole village including the animals. :) They are lovely books and I am looking forward to reading the fourth book in this series. I'm not sure how good of a review this is but there you have it.
Sunday, March 30, 2008
Oh, yesterday we got the cat's new cat tree. We had gotten them a new one in December and that thing was horrible so I emailed the company and they told me I could send it back and either exchange it or return it. I decided to exchange it for one that I had gotten before so I knew it would hold up to my crazy cats antics. Our kitties have the mega one. They love it too. It was funny because my husband put Felix in the crows nest and he thought it was pretty cozy and decided to take a nap in it. Well, here comes Trixie to check out their new toy. She pokes her head in the crows nest and sees Felix so she does what she thinks she has to do, slap at him. Doesn't bother Felix, he goes back to sleep. A few minutes later it's time for Leo to check out the new toy...he does the same thing Trixie does and once again Felix just goes back to sleep. Now here comes Clyde. He climbs to the top, sees if he can get into anything new from his new position, since he can't he decides to check out the crows nest. The crows nest is not big enough for Felix and Clyde but there is Clyde trying to get inside and with poor Felix trapped in there. It was pretty funny cause all you could see was Clyde's tail end hanging out and he kept trying to back out but he couldn't cause every time he put his back foot down all it hit was air. But he finally managed to get out and the minute he did Felix is sitting up and shaking his head. It didn't bother him too much cause he ended up going back to sleep. Bonnie came and checked out the tree a bit after her brother but she is a sweet little lady so she just poked her head into the crows nest and then left.
Friday, March 28, 2008
Thursday, March 27, 2008
The Tale of Holly How by Susan Wittig Albert Finished
Boo Who by Rene Gutteridge
Sisterchicks in Sombreros by Robin Jones Gunn
The Wedding Caper by Janice Thompson I started to read this but just couldn't get into it so I think I will replace this book with Murder is Binding by Lorna Barrett . Finished. :)
Acts of Violet by Kate Collins Finished
For the Love of Mike by Rhys Bowen Finished
The Duchess and the Dragon by Jamie Carie Finished
A Suspicion of Strawberries Finished
Death of a Garage Sale Newbie by Sharon Dunn Finished
This Pen for Hire by Laura Levine DNF
Feint of Art by Hailey Lind DNF
Eden Hall Finished
Mr. Monk in Outer Space Finished
So let the reading begin! :)
Besides the turkey vulture the other animal related thing that has happen to us was one day we had a stray cat breaking into our cat fence. Imagine my husbands surprise when he hears a strange cat and opens up the door that goes to the cat area and sees a strange cat sitting there. The good news is that is wasn't mean (unlike my cats who kept trying to pick a fight with him) so we had to round up our cats and put them inside and close their cat door so they couldn't get back out. Then we got some canned cat food and lured this new kitty back out of the cat fence. He woofed down the canned cat food and was wanting more, poor thing. We got him some dry cat food and made sure there was water in the bird bath (the outside kitties have turned the bird bath into their water bowl). So we go back inside and about an hour later I decide to peek outside to see if he's still on the front porch...nope don't see him. I passed by the kitchen and I hear a strange "meow" and I know he's gotten back inside the cat fence. So I get my husband to help me round up the cats and we get them inside and lock their door and just leave the gate open so the stray kitty can just move on when he gets ready. The next morning he wasn't ready cause he was still out there! So I gave him some food when I feed the outside kitties and later on that afternoon he disappeared. But he showed back up this past week and hung out at our house the entire weekend. He's such a sweetie and I decided every kitty should have a name so I named him Milo. :) I haven't seen him much this week but at least he knows he has a place he can stop by and get a good meal and some loving when he wants it or needs it.