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Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Birthdays And Anniversaries...

Tired puppy - napping in Rachel's office...

As some of you may have noticed, over the weekend there was very little blogging activity on HeroPress.

This was because it was Rachel's birthday and she had a stream of celebratory events planned, ranging from drinks on Friday night through to an annual picnic with her old schoolfriends on Sunday.

This meant we had people staying over on Friday night and, because Alice wouldn't settle, the pup ended up - for the first time - sleeping on our bed, rather than in her crate.

Quite surprisingly, she settled down and didn't stir until we got up on Saturday morning. As cute as this was, though, Rachel has stressed that this has not set a precedent!

What isn't so surprising is how exhausted we all are in the aftermath of this hectic weekend.

I avoid sleeping during the day, as this plays merry havoc with my normal sleep patterns, and Rachel - of course - has had to go back to work, so it's only really Alice - who has gone to the office with Rachel - who has been able to nap whenever she wants.

I think I'm gradually catching up with all the items on my 'to do' list, but during all this away-from-keyboard, hullabaloo, I wasn't able to join in the celebrations for the fourth anniversary of Dr Theda's Crypt.

Congratulations to Dr Theda (aka Stacey Lemmon). Four years is a very impressive run in this age of short attention spans. The Crypt has a very distinct voice and a dedicated following who appreciate the good Doctor's unique take on life.

6 comments:

  1. Congrats to Lemmon. Four years is great. And Happy Belated Birthday to Lady Rachel. As for dogs on beds, ours do all the time. What will you do to get Little Alice back in her crate?

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    1. Actually she seems quite content to get back in her crate... it's me who likes the idea of her sleeping on our bed ;-)

      Admittedly not so much fun when she bounds in in the morning and I'm still asleep and she uses the bed as a trampoline while licking, and pawing at, my face enthusiastically!

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    2. Pets are super fun. Glad all is well with Little Alice. We are on weekend time here. Cheers and boogie boogie.

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    3. We can't imagine our lives now without her - and she hasn't even been with us a year yet! Hope you're having a great weekend :)

      Today it's raining like it's monsoon season - accompanied by thunder and lightning! Ahh, the British summer... just how I like it ;-)

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  2. Hello. dear Lady "Whisk"...
    ... Hello, good Sir , we hope that your wife had a wonderful weekend ...
    and thank you so much for the "Shout Out"...
    .... A Great Day to you and yours...

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    1. We're still all recovering (not as young as we used to be).

      Credit where it's due, good sir, hope you're feeling better.

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