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Spring Cleaning

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Forget spring cleaning. Just plain cleaning has gone out the window, I've been so busy. (At least, that's my excuse, and I'm sticking to it!)

I try to avoid harsh chemicals, so I do almost all of my cleaning with


My name is Lex, and I’m a crazy cat lady.

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With how often I talk about my cats, I don’t know that it’s any secret.

This is Zelda. Zelda has always been a bit of a Nervous Pervis. Even little things seem to stress him out. He gets



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Tights is one of those words that once you write it a few times, you look at it and wonder, “Is that really how it’s spelled?” Tights. Tights? TIGHTS! I think it’s all those consonents.

But I digress…. I recently had the


Doing Good

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It’s been a kitty-centric month so far. August 4th marked our 1 year adoptionversary for Sirius and Ghost.

I can’t believe how little they were! One year and 15 lbs later:


Who doesn’t like kittens?

No one. The answer is NO ONE.

It’s not the size of the caulk

… well actually, in this case it is. Today I’ve begun the grueling task of recaulking the bathtub. This would be an annoying task in any case, but it’s been made 3,000 times more annoying by the slipshod job the previous owners did. (Slipshod! Thank you, seventh grade vocabulary book!)

The only fun part is


Pigs and legs and muffins.

Today we tried unsuccessfully to get an easy chair from the garage into the house. In fairness, this chair is HUGE. When we bought it, the guy informed us that it’s actually called a chair-and-a-half. Trying to get the damn thing through the door involved a lot of google searches, swearing, shimmying, pivoting, and numerous


Hot Garbage

Best things I’ve said when talking in my sleep:

While frantically grasping at the bed and wall, “I knew it! There are crab in here!”

During a particularly dramatic courtroom drama dream, I guess, “Gah, he knocked the fucking gavel out of your hand. Act like a man! ACT LIKE A FUCKING MAN!”

Of course,


I’m awkward

If you ever meet me and think I don’t like you because I don’t talk, I promise that it’s just because I’m awkward.

Example: we were at the store the other day, and I needed to get a tub of yogurt, but this guy was meticulously stocking the small yogurts above it. So when I


I know big words and stuff

When all of the hoopla about the Icelandic volcano was going on, and everyone else on the planet was freaking out and fretting over the mail and flight cancellations, I was celebrating because it was the perfect opportunity to show off my vocab skillz and bust out the longest word in the English dictionary: pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.