For the second year in a row, I was awarded the My Inner Mishmash Readership Award (MIMRA) by the lovely Emilia and her majestic cat Misha over at My Inner Mishmash. It arrived in the mail today, and Oreo wanted to model the goodies during the unboxing! This is Oreo with a solid stone (I'm… Continue reading Guess What’s In the Mail… It’s MIMRA Time!
Here are some of my favourites from back in the day (specifically, the 80s and early 90s). Favourite books I was a voracious reader as a kid, and a frequent visitor to the library. I was a huge fan of Nancy Drew as a smart, independent, ass-kicking female. I also liked The Babysitters Club and… Continue reading Favourites from Times Gone By
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
Happy Canada Day! 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… Continue reading Happy Canada Day! (And Some Stereotype-Busting)
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
Let's have a little bit of fun—here are my top cute ugly animal picks. Wikimedia Commons 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 fur off. Interesting to note, if this dude did… Continue reading Some Cute Ugly Animal Fun