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If it’s Memorial Day weekend (and it is), I must be back at the jobette and it must be Megan’s birthday. I started working Saturdays again yesterday. The many people who have worked there since I (more or less) left have changed things around a lot, so it looks very different while still being familiar. […]

The Star Patient
May 24th, 2017 by suzy in Dogs,Schatzi 2 Comments

The patient in happier times (last week, in the garden) I was just settling down to watch some playoff hockey* and eat dinner when the phone rang. It was Megan, telling me that Star had had a seizure and she wanted me to meet her at the vet’s office. I changed out of my PJs […]

I was chauffeured to the latest Predicta Party in the latest style. Erica and Jessica picked me up in their brand-new Hagmobile. It was quite wonderful to relax in style in the new car smelling interior. Erica and Jessica later noted that I seemed to be enjoying myself, and also that being chauffeured (or chauffeused) […]

Flat Out
May 16th, 2017 by suzy in Calamity Suzy,Car 2 Comments

It really does exist I started the week with a bang – or at least, a flat and smoking tire. As I left the Big Town, I noticed that Wednesday was not handling the way I was used to. I thought maybe it was the wind, but as time progressed, it became clear that it […]

Bookstore Day
May 12th, 2017 by suzy in Country Life 2 Comments

It was a beautiful day to go to the bookstore, which is located right across from the street from the ocean. It has its own webcam, in case you want to see what I’m seeing. The bookstore was celebrating Independent Bookstore Day, so we were greeted by people making stencils and selling cupcakes outside. Inside, […]

Out & About
May 8th, 2017 by suzy in Country Life,Weather 3 Comments

If you think May is too late in the year for power outages, I agree with you. But we would both be wrong. Derby Day dawned bright and sunny, but it also dawned crazy windy. It should have dawned on me that the power might go out, but it didn’t. Imagine my surprise when I […]

Margaret: It makes one feel so unstable, impermanent, with all the houses being torn down on all sides. Including, in the foreseeable future, ours. Ruth: Are you having to leave Wickham Place? Margaret: Yes. In 18 months when the lease expires. Ruth: Have you been there long? Margaret: All our lives. We were born there. […]

Farewell
May 1st, 2017 by suzy in Family,Friends 4 Comments

Blake It’s been a difficult couple of weeks. I don’t usually write here about dark things, since this place is my refuge and I can banish the unpleasantness of the outside world from here, but as you know, from time to time, these things have to be faced. Fortunately, I have my brother and sister […]