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Running: Why I do it

I have mentioned running a few times on my blog. Like homeschooling, my reasons for running change frequently. My motivation is always fitness, but the mini-motivators, the daily why, changes almost daily. As I sit here with a swollen and tender left knee, I thought I’d “reflect aloud” for you…

Chloe, the Chinese water dragon, is a stalker

Our borrowed pet Chloe is a stalker, a cricket stalker. I don’t think she tries to be sneaky, but since she’s quiet, she seems to be stalking the crickets we give her to feed. I think it would be fun to get her out of her vivarium and have her…

Notes about feeding a Chinese Water Dragon

chloe’s crickets 1. having a chinese water dragon is like having two pets — the dragon is one and its prey is the second.2. the prey would be a box full of crickets, which is really plural.3. the crickets need to be fed, just like the dragon.4. the crickets get…

Pet-sitting for a Chinese Water Dragon

Isn’t the Chinese Water Dragon cute? My 16yo said, “We finally have a pet!” My kids have been blessed with a week-long visit from Chloe, a niece‘s Chinese water dragon. Delivered on Monday, she has been getting a lot of attention: frequent water mistings, cricket feedings, and exercise outside the…