Simplicity Photo Challenge: Pets

I just discovered that Simplicity is running a photo challenge this week and like I♥Faces, the subject is pets.  Perfect timing since I had a difficult time choosing a pet picture for the I♥Faces challenge.  Now I can share another of our household pets!   My photo choice for this challenge features our bunny, Jacob Joseph Cinnabun, on the day he met our hamster Red.  I entitled it “Newfound Friends”.

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I Heart Faces: Pets

I Heart Faces is a photography website that offers weekly photo challenges, tips and tutorials.  Since this week’s theme is pets, I knew it was time for me to jump in.  With four household pets to choose from, the most difficult part was deciding who would get featured.  Julia Snowbun wins, our sweet Polish dwarf bunny.  Here she is munching on some fresh cut daisies:

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Time to Update

Hard to believe that it’s been a full month since I last blogged.  There’s a reason for that: my dear mom was rushed to the ER back on March 23rd.  Diagnosis: Pneumonia.  Again.  I had taken her to the ER on January 5th  and she spent 2 weeks there battling pneumonia.  She was discharged to Heartland for rehab. and was making good progress until a new pneumonia brought her down.  Sadly, she passed away from congestive heart failure and pneumonia on April 2nd.  My days throughout her illness and since her passing have been non-stop.  My comfort is in knowing that my mom was very ready “to go” and is now in a better place.  Here’s a few pics of her from this past Christmas; she so enjoyed the “family time” we shared that day!

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