Melting Pot

Randomosity

I am feeling a little under the weather today. Not sure why, I just feel sort of “off”. Hopefully it passes soon.

Further evidence of how spoiled Rascal is: one of the latest purchases for her was an Aqua Fountain. Rascal has always preferred to drink water that is moving – from a hose, a water bottle, a stream etc. So for fifteen bucks this seemed worth it to encourage her to drink more water.

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This is a little device that you place in the water bowl and it keeps the water moving constantly. It has a couple different settings to control the flow of water. Rascal seems to like it best on the highest setting. It does require a fairly deep bowl to function properly. The instructions state to cover it completely with water. Well when I do that Rascal’s bowl is about thisclose to overflowing. And it won’t stay full as she drinks anyway right? So, I just fill the bowl as usual. It also has a carbon filter to help make sure the water is clean. I only ever give Rascal filtered water anyway – I won’t drink water straight from the tap, I don’t expect her to do so either. But a little extra filtration isn’t a bad thing. Indeed Rascal likes it, and she drinks from her water bowl much more often now. I am pleased. Now if only this thing also chilled the water, it would be perfect. Rascal prefers chilled water.

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Speaking of my little Rascal…

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This is her “Are you gonna throw it? Throw it, throw it!” stance when we play fetch. lol

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The only thing she enjoys more than tug of war…

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… is just straight up tearing stuff to shreds. 😂

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This pretty fella was on my marigolds last week. He was bashful and didn’t give me a chance to get better pictures than this one.

I am taking a little break from knitting for a day or two as my wrists are sore from all the work I have put in on a project the last few days. It is coming along nicely, though, and while not perfect I am pleased. It will be a while before it is done and I share details, and my other projects are on hold while I focus on this one.

I have decided to try Foap. Foap is a photo selling app. I am not putting my best work there. They offer zero control on the type of license you can offer, or the price. Everything gets a commercial and/or editorial license (depending on the presence of people in the images and whether model releases were acquired) and images are a flat rate of $5 a piece. I do not expect to make anything, honestly. But it is free, so it doesn’t hurt to try.

My phone has been giving me trouble lately. I swear since ATT took over, Cricket sucks… but that is a rant for another day. Thank goodness for my tablet from my mom! I would not have a reliable internet connection without it, right now!

I have some things to tackle around the house, so I am off.

Until next time. xoxoxo

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