Tuesday, November 11, 2014


We decided to buy a cat. we've had him for over a week now. He's pretty lame to be honest. Squeeky toys, bell toys, beeping toys and even a laser light, it all sends him hiding underneath the couch. His sanctuary. Birds scare him like they are bears, and he hunts insects as if they are birds. Hopefully he'll manifest some courage eventually. At least he (sometimes) likes to cuddle.

It was a good rescue though, he'd been there since he was a kitten. He got adopted, and then at some point given to a different animal shelter. That shelter gave him back to the original one. He's about 2 years old now. He was up for adoption for 4 months, living with his foster parent. Every Saturday the cats and dogs get brought to the pet store: Pet Smart, in the hope off finding a forever home. But Stormie HATED being at PetSmart (because he's a little pussy) and because of this he'd go to his "away place". Translating into a sad, still and curled up cat not responsive to anyone.

Now he has a forever home where he plays and cuddles. But he IS a little wimp.

Also, I've been trying to find the best cat food for Stormie. We're currently using science direct, but I'd like to switch to something better. I want it to resemble the natural diet of cats, or as close as we can get to it. The first ingredient must be a named meat, and I'd like to have at least 3/4 (75%) of the food to be meat.

Does anyone have any suggestions on which cat food would be good?

Monday, September 8, 2014

New house

The new house is amaaaazing. I love the vibe and the spaciousness of it. I'm also dedicated to keeping it super clean, and so far I've been holding up quite well. Because it's not cluttered the cleanliness of my house matters more to me. I've even been making the bed everyday! Who'd have known?

My sister... is coming to the States to visit me! She's coming with Thanksgiving and I'm sooo excited to show her around and hang out with her. She's going to love the Thanksgiving, because Michael's family is pretty awesome and very southern like people. My sister likes to immerse her self in the local culture so this is perfect! Of course she is reasonably familiar with it since she lived a year in Florida in her teens, but still! And I can't wait to share all the horsey stuff in my life. We had riding lessons together for 4 years, so it's really a hobby we share.

Job hunting goes on pretty well. I narrowed down what I am really looking, outside job, working with animals, for so now my hesitancy is gone. In my free time I make sure I clean some of the house to keep up and I try to go the barn as much as I can. That usually results in 3 times a week, sometimes 4 if I'm lucky. It's a long drive though, and even though the gas prices in USA are way cheaper than Europe, it's significant for your bank account.

In less than 2 weeks Michael and I have our camping trip! I'm so excited. I'm really hoping Michael will fall in love with hiking and we will do it more often. However, knowing Michael... it won't really be his thing. But I'm already grateful he's willing to try.

Since my life has a pretty good routine going right now I will post some pictures for a more complete overview. You'll notice they are only Doni/Horse pictures, but that's because Michael doesn't really like to be on photo's or take them.

I'm wearing the purple shirt, helping raise jumps