This Week’s Menu, September 9, 2018

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Menu for the week of September 9, 2018

Breakfast: Pancakes (recipe)
Early Dinner: Fried trout

Breakfast: Corned beef hash and eggs
Early Dinner: Chili

Breakfast: Leftover pancakes
Early Dinner: Pasta salad

Breakfast: Orange Danish
Early Dinner: Shrimp lo mein

Breakfast: Breakfast burritos
Early Dinner: Steak

Breakfast: Leftover steak and eggs
Early Dinner: Pizza

Breakfast: Breakfast out — garage sales
Early Dinner: Tacos

No sooner did my sister leave than another house guest arrived. His name is Ozzy. He’s a miniature Schnauzer who holidays at our place every time his parents go on vacation. This is the first time Ozzy will spend time with Jazz.

Jazz is a little shy with strangers. He’s good with our dogs, but he might be a bit skittish with new dogs. We’ll have to introduce them gradually or else place them in separate corners.

Jazz isn’t going to have too good a time anyway come Monday. That’s the day he’s removed of his manhood. It’s time. Although it’s not pleasant, it’s necessary, especially if he ever decides he wants to venture outside.

Funny thing about Jazzy is that ever since I brought him in the house, he has absolutely no desire to go out. I think he’s had enough of roughing it for a while. He’s a cuddle bunny though. I think he’s a very grateful cat.

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  1. Maria hate to admit I almost laughed at the sentence where Jazz goes in Monday but removing a male cat of it’s “Manhood” really is not funny I guess. The sentence just caught me that way as my sense of humor has always been twisted.

    On the serious side though, thank you for once again being responsible. Little though he is now Mr. Jazz could create quite a future legacy if he were left “intact” and ever did manage to roam later in life when “romance” became important to him.

    Hope you guys are not being hammered. Our house finally got rain for maybe 10 minutes the other day and then yesterday, last night and today we are actually getting consistent rainfall but not in any great amounts so far.

      • After not having done so prior to my last three pets and reaping the “rewards” a few times with several cats it is nonnegotiable in our home too Maria!

        My only claim to prior negligence was stupidity plain and simple. I guess also not being able to afford the spaying/neutering when in our 20’s. Which then leads to the realization we should never have gotten a cat in the first place back in those days. The dog however was solely indoor boy and he was never “cut” before his time came.

        Rain here has only accumulated a little over an inch so far in September, we need more but not enough to flood again. Of course that is the problem as Hill Country etc. has already been inundated and according to weather this morning the town of Bastrop to our west has rain centering on it for the next few days, as does Austin.

        What comes down must go somewhere and in lots of urban areas it does not soak in because of too much concrete.

        • Jackie: There was only one dog we never had spayed and that was my Chelly. She was so terrified of being away from me that I couldn’t bring myself to do it. Fortunately, all our boys had been neutered so she was safe.

          re: concrete
          Houston has the same problem. Too much concrete jungle and nowhere for the rain to go.

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