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  1. Today is the first day of the rest of your life...

    by , 09-02-2008 at 01:07 AM
    Okay, so here it is, the first of the month. Maybe not as exciting as the first of the year, but still a "clean slate" kind of day for setting goals and stepping out into the kind of life you want for yourself.

    I have taken on a number of goals this month, and I hope I can live up to my expectations!

    First, I have started a no-spend challenge to see how many days out of the month I can go with spending no money at all. Those who have joined up have their ...

    Updated 12-16-2008 at 09:53 AM by madhen

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  2. ...and the hits keep coming

    by , 08-31-2008 at 11:33 PM
    Okay, so for the past several weeks, I have been averaging fourteen hour days at work. There have been days when I have just given up and slept in a sleeping bag on the floor of my office, because I was too tired to make the trip home.

    So last week, in the middle of everything, I am hand-feeding two baby Gouldian finches. This alone is very stressful and time-consuming. It seems you are just done washing and cleaning up after one feeding and then you have to start getting ready ...

    Updated 12-16-2008 at 09:53 AM by madhen

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  3. Daisy's broken leg - return of the mummy

    by , 08-30-2008 at 03:54 PM
    Okay, so I head down into the birds' room the other day, and there is one of my parakeets, sitting there, leg sticking out at a forty-five degree angle. The look on her face says, "What are you going to do about it?"

    I catch her (and she bites me in the process) and we go to the vet. Turns out that Daisy has a broken leg. The vet puts a tape splint on her and says these work great with budgies. Bring her back in a month and we'll take it off.

    Daisy went ...

    Updated 12-16-2008 at 09:54 AM by madhen

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