July 19th, 2019

This morning I opened my eyes and saw two little black kittens sitting in front of my face, side by side, watching me. They made me giggle. Not at all a bad way to wake up.

Last week the pool was crystal clear and sparkling clean. Better than it had ever been in its nearly 5 year life. This week it's bad. And getting worse. I complain every day. Frank, the front desk guy, is always sympathetic and thanks me for reporting. Finally, today, he confirmed, that the chemicals are, indeed, off and they do not know why. Great. Well, really, great because now they own the problem and the fix. But, ugh on pool issues. I may give the Ballard LA Fitness a go this weekend. It's a bitch to get to and always crowded, but maybe this weekend won't be so bad and all the other swimmers will go swimming in some lake somewhere.

I got no plans for today at all. I did all the chores yesterday and I have no errands so today is free and clear. I will do my obligatory walk but today is out last cool day so no biggie. Starting tomorrow, all of the next 10 days are in the high 70's with Sunday in the mid 80's. And the clouds appear to be going on vacation. Sigh.

I'm on a jag lately of fresh spring rolls for lunch. The Vietnamese kind with raw vegetables wrapped in rice paper. There's a little deli a couple of blocks over that used to make them. I think I'll go check there, first. And, if not, then on to Uwajimaya. That will take care of the walk.



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The future of Stickie and other stuff...

Children have blankies and my cat has stickie. I do not know what's going to happen when it finally just comes apart. Biggie is going to be crushed to bits. The Smalls won't be happy either.

It's already ragged.

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The feather used to be 4 times longer and the cord was smooth. And the handle didn't have cat teeth/claw indentations.

Plus, I'm not sure they will accept a substitute Stickie. Oh well, I think we have some time before Stickie 1 rests in peace.

Earlier this week I mentioned the cat carrier issue. What's going to happen when it's too small to carry them together. How the hell does one person manager two cat carriers?? Or carry two full size cats in a carrier. I've had two cats before but never on the same schedule - they never went to the vet very often and went at different times. These two could easily be regulars. I have until September 10th to noodle this out.

This was the boys this morning... maju01 reported that when her kittens were little they shared a space like this. But now they are too big. I'm thinking that scenario could hit here, too. Again, no clue

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So far, we've had a lovely day. The Mariners play tonight. I'm actually not looking forward to yet another loss. At least tomorrow my the loss will be to the tune of fabulous food. Tonight I haven't even decided what's for dinner.