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Phineas on a Lot of Meds

Phineas has… not been doing well, lately. He’s had problems going to the bathroom, has been fighting all his medication, and most worrisome of all… he’s really lost his appetite. Which is a very concerning and dangerous sign.

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Digging Under the Back Porch, Part 5

More digging under the deck today. The weather was incredibly warm, and it was a great day to be outside (and somewhat sheltered from the heat). In addition to digging, we started to take down the old wall on the North side of the basement steps.

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Phineas, First

Truth be told, Phineas hasn’t been doing so well lately. He’s had some digestive problems that we haven’t been able to diagnose, and even after an emergency vet visit this week… he’s not back to his normal self.

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A Stoplight, a Sticker, a Story

I’ve seen these stickers before, usually on a vehicle that’s in use by someone who is in the process of getting their learner’s permit. On actual “Driving School” cars.

But I’ve also seen them on private cars, likely put by parents to warn everyone else that their son or daughter is a new driver. And if it helps avoid some accidents or road rage, why not?

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Digging Under the Back Porch, Part 3

This weekend, we resumed our digging under the back porch. Got another Bagster and started a bit on Friday afternoon. But today, we put in some time (despite the overcast skies and a bit more rain than expected).

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Perspective

In the distance, I noticed the car on the other side of our parkway. I immediately thought the driver as a complete jerk, noting how close they were to the car behind them.

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Front Door Restoration: Stripping Paint

Liz has started working on the front door, this time doing a lot of the work in-place. Setting this guy up on some horses means that we’d actually be absent a front door for several weeks… and would need some kind of temporary door (for both weather and security protection).

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