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Some good things...

     Got an e-mail from Amazon.com today--my binoculars shipped! Wonderful, as the estimate had been that they wouldn't ship until later in May. Just maybe, I might get them by the weekend when I go to Eloise Butler again...

     Got a very kind card from my mom with a darling picture of kittens on the front. THANK YOU!!

     And since I moved the Kittywalk Condo out of the cat room and set it up outside on Sunday, I took the big box that came with my new feather mattress, cut a hole in one side, and put that in the cat room instead. Shado is loving it--sometimes the cheapest gifts are the best ones!

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hungry hungry
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On April 30th, 2007 11:12 pm (UTC), (Anonymous) commented:
that good news on the binoculars. Hope they arrive in time.
Glad you like the card.
Have you try the feather bed? SD
On May 1st, 2007 01:16 am (UTC), hyarmi_records replied:
I was momentarily confused by your last question, until I recalled the cover photo. Nope, they wouldn't talk on the phone, but they do seem to get a kick out of stepping on the answering machine buttons at times (or unplugging it).

Only briefly lay on the feather bed. I want to get a cover for it before I start using it. Thanks to the advice you passed along from Christina, I got the kind with a pure down top portion, so I don't get poked by the 95% feathers in the bottom portion. I could already see a few sticking out.
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On May 1st, 2007 12:41 am (UTC), (Anonymous) commented:
isn't it funny? i know the kids love to play with boxes...and it seems that they always make a toy out of something that's not. (you can ask your mom about that! she was over today and elly was playing on the fence motor box -- she commonly does that -- but ended up with a scrape on her knee and now she thinks that she can no longer walk with that leg!)

i hope your week brings you bundles of more unexpected blessings. we love you!

On May 1st, 2007 01:18 am (UTC), hyarmi_records replied:
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I hope Elly's knee feels better soon! Reminds me of the fact I played with her pots and pans as a kid. I'm surprised my mom's eardrums are still intact!

On May 2nd, 2007 07:48 pm (UTC), (Anonymous) replied:
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Ahh...a nap cured the knee! That is until bath time when she saw it again...=) Now it's fine as long as it's all covered up!
On May 2nd, 2007 10:23 pm (UTC), hyarmi_records replied:
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Heh, that's so cute! =)

Oh, and let me belatedly inform you that Alyssa (Ladylight) left belated birthday greetings for you on my 'happy birthday' post. ;)
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On May 1st, 2007 12:46 am (UTC), silvanime commented:
LOL. Kittywalk condo. I like that.

I hope things are looking up.
On May 1st, 2007 01:24 am (UTC), hyarmi_records replied:
*smiles* The other portion that leads from the cat door to the condo is called 'Kittywalk Curves.' If I wanted to drop $200 or so, I could get them the 'Kittywalk Town and Country'...but they act spoiled enough as it is. ;)

Me too!
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On May 1st, 2007 01:28 am (UTC), silvanime replied:
It sounds as if they enjoy the box just as much anyway! Suddenly I feel like crawling into one myself. They can be so much fun!
On May 1st, 2007 05:21 pm (UTC), hyarmi_records replied:
That's right; Arun essentially ignores the Kittywalk when it's indoors for the winter, though Shado does clamber around from time to time (he likes scaling the OUTSIDE!). I've had big boxes for them in the past, just don't have the space in the winter when the condo and my huge schleffera get dragged indoors.