Oh a hunting we will go…


Hi readers,
Just wanted to check in and let you know that despite my long absences, I am still here and doing well. We are just now through with finals and that means interview time. We leave when I get off work and head to Cedar Rapids, where Mr. Mouse will interview hopefully for a REALLY […]

Mr. and Mrs. Mouse’s new house?


Hmmm. May be moving in a different direction than we thought. Mr. Mouse has been contacted several times from a company out of Iowa and they want him to go visit and see if he wants a job with them. They know he doesn’t have experience and they’re okay with that. What?!? Anyway, I have […]

Two left feet


I feel like I have 2 left feet this morning. I’m up waaay too early, but I had a procedure done on my left foot yesterday, and when you sleep on the right side of the bed, it’s hard to keep your left foot out of harms way. I have to walk across campus today […]



KtJrdn asked me the following questions:
1. If money were no object, would you have a job? What would you do?

I would probably have a part time job, or volunteer in the community. I can’t do enough of that now because we’re so wrapped up in what we have going on at the present moment. I […]

Biding Time


Hi all my loyal readers! Sorry I’ve been so late in getting another post up, basically I’ve been biding time. Mr. Mouse DID get into grad school, YEAH! Good for him. For now I’m stuck working, which I guess it could be worse. Now, though, I’m going to push for an upgrade and a big […]

More food thoughts…


Things that taste horrible: blue cheese, most fish, most green vegetables.
Best way to have a hamburger: With velveeta, bacon, dill pickle, kechup, mustard.Alternative: With pizza sauce and mozzarella cheese.Alternative: pork burger with provolone only.Alternative: In “horseshoe” style smothered with cheese and french fries.
Pizza must have: Thick red sauce, cheese, a meat of some […]

Weirdest Thing You’ve Ever Eaten


Okay here goes:
Weirdest Eaten:
1. Dog or Cat Food2. Fried Wild Rabbit3. Chicken Livers
Weirdest Considered Eating but didn’t follow through with:
1. Alligator
Weirdest Witnessed Eaten:
1. Dog biscuits2. Whole goldfish

3 Things that make me smile :-)


My parents “puppy” chasing little kids’ blowing bubbles and trying to eat them.
My husband doing any type of chore I haven’t forced him to do.
Squirrels, bunnies, little furry things in general

A redhead, blonde, and two brunettes


Beauregard Alan “Beau”Black lab & Golden Retriever

Trek Illini Golden Retriever

Willie Black lab

Cole Black lab

Puppies through the years… Beau came to us as “an accident”–the dog dug out, or into the pen and viola, puppies. Trek came via the Leader Dogs for the Blind Program in Detroit, MI. He passed all of his tests with flying […]