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Day into Night Part 2

Capybara playing with a stick in her mouth

Skipper playing with a stick

A Melanie’s Mondays post:

It turns out that my posts are never on Mondays. Such is life. This post is about my trip to see the Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017, but I thought I’d start it out with a cute photo of Skipper to trick you into reading it.

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Day into Night

Is it safe yet?

MelT has been warning me about something called a “solar eclipse.” She says the moon is going to go in front of the sun and block out all of the light, or maybe just most or it. Or at least some. She’s pretty unclear on that. Continue reading “Day into Night” »

Update on the Cats

White and black cat sleeping

Introducing Driftwood

A Melanie’s Mondays Post:

People have been asking what’s going on with the co-pets. This post is going to update you on the status of the cats. Continue reading “Update on the Cats” »

Stalkers from Australia

Four people gather around a bed where a pet capybara is resting

No one respects my privacy

The other day, August 5th to be exact, I had some stalkers — I mean “visitors” — from Australia come over. Their names were Steven (hat), Zach (plaid), Lauren (dress), and Henry (white shirt). Their names are so boring! I thought coming from Australia, which is like all the way around the world and on the bottom to boot, they would have cool Australian names like Kookaburra, Nightshade, and System Failure. Those sound like good Australian names to me! Lauren was their Uber driver so she’s an American from Austin. Still, she could have a name like Cylinder. Wouldn’t that be fun. Short for Master Cylinder. But no, they had regular American names.

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My Favorite Toy

Capybara sitting in the water

Me in Pond 2

I wonder if you can guess what my favorite toy is. Go ahead, give it a shot before you open this post to read the whole thing. I’ll give you a hint; it is a pool toy. Want another hint? It’s something MelT uses, but not as a toy.

Have you made your guess yet? You’re not trying! When you think about it, it is obvious. One more hint; it is good for chewing on.

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