It's time to take a stroll down memory lane and have a look at some of the firsts in my life. Car My first car was Jo(h)n Voigt's Lebaron (one of Seinfeld's many pop culture contributions). The '89 Chrysler Lebaron (non-convertible) was passed around from my great uncle to my grandma and her partner and… Continue reading What/When Was Your First…. ?
Here are a few things you may or may not already know about me. My first guinea pig Ghanoush and her sister Baba were my very first guinea pigs. I got them from a pet store, since I was too clueless at that point to think of going to an animal shelter. The pet store… Continue reading A Few Random Things About Me
On our nation's birthday**, I thought it would be fun to look at a few stereotypes about Canadians. We live in igloos. It takes skill to build an igloo, especially if you don't want the roof to collapse. It also takes snow, which we don't have year-round. Inuit people in Canada's north will sometimes build… Continue reading Happy Canada Day!
The guinea pigs can tell when I'm sick, so they've been rather subdued the last couple of days. This video is from a couple of years ago, and it shows Oreo playing lawnmower.
Turn the volume up to hear Oreo and Casper play-fighting. Any time I play this video, my boys go absolutely wild.
We could all use a little lightheartedness, and here's what we've got for today. Butternut, my black and white boy, is always very excited about the girls who are in the cage opposite my bed. He's the only guinea pig I've ever had who does this particular standing tall move, and I think of… Continue reading Fun of the Day
Here are my top picks for critters that are cute and ugly all at the same time, or at the very least, cute and interesting. Skinny pig This, my friends, is approximately what my little furballs look like without hair. They look like little baby hippopotamuses (hippopotami?). I've gotta say, I prefer fur on to… Continue reading Some Cute-Ugly Animal Fun