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Day 494 - Found time, and a book review

Did you ever have a day that was scheduled to the max but then plans change and you find yourself with all kinds of time?  Me either, until today. I went to a friend's house last night for a girls' night and had tons of good food, satisfying discussions, and a margarita to boot.  Thinking today was going to be a little busy and rough after such a fun night, I started my day by snuggling with number one's kitty, Reggie.  I then went for a walk with one of my besties and Toby, (who was such a good boy on the leash...not really but he did try).  When I got home, I tried to hurry up and empty the dishwasher, pick up the house, do some laundry, and drink lots of coffee while squeezing in a little bit of the Magicians on Netflix , (I am obsessed with this show)! Time ticks by and the reason for my packed day, (number two) is still asleep.  She finally emerges from her room around 11am, having retired at midnight from what I hear, and shows no signs of rushing off to the barn.  Se

Day 483 - The masks are coming off, except when I'm at Walmart, for now...

 It has been raining for the better part of two weeks.  The sun came out yesterday so Number 2 and I slept on the deck and decided to bring the dog out with us.  He did well until about 2 am, which is when he aggressively vomited at the foot of my bed.  All I could do was pat his back like a little baby.  Being 2 am, I was not about to get up and clean it up, (we were outside after all).  Not surprisingly, there is no evidence of said puke this morning but I will still wash all the bedding, (which cuts into our Friday Fun Day).  Even if it was all a dream, the linens have a slight moldy aroma from all the rain.  The damp cotton smell mixed with pollen, sweat, and dirt reminds me of summers up north at my grandparents' house when it got so hot and humid, we had to sleep outside.  Although, it seems like there were more lightning bugs back then.   I am writing today because I stopped reading a book that I have wanted to read for a while but kept putting off.  I saw it on Obama's