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Gnome for the Holidays

For a Facebook friend who likes mushrooms, big snowflakes and cello music. Happy Holidays, Lisa!

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It’s The Thought That Counts…Right?

Dearest Niece, Just as our friend Blackie missed the mark a bit with your special cake (which I understand is filled with meatloaf and liverwurst), your dotty aunt missed getting to the post office in time to mail a special … Continue reading

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King of Our Hearts

Couldn’t let the day go by without a quick birthday shout-out to one of my very favorite people on the planet (who also happens to be my brother-in-law, lucky me). Hope you had a wonderful celebration today, Gary! Sending lots … Continue reading

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Charlotte, Party Girl

Anyone who knows Charlotte knows how much she loves parties…and presents! So she was very excited to be invited to our friend Beatrice’s birthday celebration last Wednesday night. Going over to the Duffy’s house is kind of like going home … Continue reading

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Return of the Leprechaun Space Mice

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day, everyone! Where I live, I’m the only one with any Irish ancestry, but that doesn’t prevent the whole household from enjoying the holiday. Charlotte’s been out stalking leprechauns in her green party dress all day, while … Continue reading

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Midsummer Night’s Dream for Hannah

I mean, I must be dreaming, right? How else could my niece be a sweet baby one minute, a darling girl the next, and then suddenly, a newly minted 20 year old—in college, with a job, a driver’s license, and … Continue reading

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Happy Bastille Day!

Just a quick post today to wish our beloved Giselle, Charlotte’s French maid—and all of you—a festive Bastille Day. I was up late working last night, and nearly forgot all about the occasion, but fortunately the mice were on the … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July!

Today we celebrate our Declaration of Independence, and the magnificent and profound achievement it represents. So here’s to the wisdom, patience, and perseverance that got the job done! And here’s to all of you! Charlotte and crew join me in … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Little Girl

Dad has been having a bit of an extended Father’s Day celebration this year, starting on Friday, when Blackie spearheaded a scheme to treat him to a special meal “out” that night. $14 may not sound like a lot to … Continue reading

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Happy St. Pat’s!

It’s been a wonderful St. Patrick’s Day here—a lot of doodling, cooking, eating, and wearing of the green. Many of the mice who live here are part Irish, like me, and it’s been fun seeing them prance around in their … Continue reading

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