1st: Cuttlebug Challenge blog is turning one year old, which means lots of prizes and a birthday theme for the entire month of September :)
#2: Great blog friends. Look at the royal mail I received from my sweet and uber talented blog friend, Chris Dark. She is the most talented copic marker colorer I know. She also sketches her own digital stamps...very classy!
#3: This is my furry daughter, Skeeziks. She is now 19 years old! Looks pretty good for an old lady, doesn't she?
One of my students brought me Skeeziks and her brother, Sadie in October 1990. It was love at first sight. I call them my first set of twins (if they are from the same litter, that counts as twins, right?) I took them to the vet the next day, and the vet guessed at their birthday to be ~the end of August. We chose to make their birthday September 4th (DH's b-day is Dec. 2nd, mine Oct. 7th, so the 4th is roughly in between 2 and 7.) Sadly, we had to put Sadie to sleep when they were 14 years old. He had cancer. I still miss him so much. We still have his sweet sister, and we treasure every day that she is with us. Her arthritis does bother her some, but otherwise she seems to be doing well. She has always been petite (7 lbs at her heaviest ~ age 10-12). I took her to the vet in May because I found a lump behind her ear and because she is down to about 4 lbs. Her blood work came back fine, but we keep a close eye on her.
We are going out of town for Labor Day weekend, so I will be absent from blogging. I will try to catch up next week...school starts Tuesday :)