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Entries in Lynx (97)


Touch those cat ears gently, Lynxton!

I returned from coffee ready to take a quick shower and then drive Margie and Lynx into town. The plan was to drop Lynx off at his house and then I would take Margie to see 12 Years a Slave and afterword drop her back off so she could babysit for the rest of the week. But that plan changed while I was gone. I now learned we are going to keep Lynx one more night. I sat down for a few minutes. Jimmy came over and sat on my lap. Then Lynx came to touch Jimmy's ears.

"Be gentle to the kitty," I said to Lynx. He can get exuberant. Jimmy's ears are not laid back in the way an angry, hissing cat will lay back its ears. He is holding them this way in anticipation of the coming touch, which he is not sure will be gentle or exuberant. Lynx was gentle with this touch and several more that followed. 


A relaxing evening watching TV and munching on popcorn with Margie and Lynx

Margie always likes to watch The Good Wife, so tonight I decided to watch it too, just to spend some pleasant time with her and Lynx. I thought a bowl of popcorn would make the experience all the more relaxing, so I microwaved one and then sat down to share it with Margie and Lynx as we watched The Good Wife. I anticipated that, as in the past, Lynx would show up at the edge of the bowl, I'd give him a popped kernel or two, he'd take off happily and then come back in a few minutes for a second serving.


Now he wanted to dig into the bowl with grandma and grampa. Lynx was eager to get his hands on every kernel. Even as he chomped on those he had jammed into his mouth, his hands shot into all sectors of the bowl as mine tried to block them. So I got a smaller bowl, filled it with popcorn and gave it to Lynx all for himself.

That's the bowl in his right hand and that's the popcorn all up and down his front. Grandma cleaned it off the couch, so Lynx went for the big bowl and then spread it across the couch. 


Jobe showed up a little bit ago to pick up his little brother

Jobe showed up a little bit ago to pick up his little brother and take him home. Kalib was going to come, but he wasn't feeling so good. Jobe brought his dad along to do the driving. They were going to take Margie back with them, but she wants to spend one more night at home. I made chocolate ice cream cones for everybody.


Text added at 7:57 PM. The Squarespace nightmare continues - day 45 and counting.


A fish persuades Lynx to disobey his grandmother

I brought Margie into my office to look at a picture I had taken on Cross Island. Lynx came with her. After she admired the picture, Margie gave Lynx an order: "Come on Lynx, let's go out now."

"Goodbye!" Lynx said to her. And so he stayed for awhile, to hang out with Parrot Fish and me.


Text added at 11:18 PM. The Squarespace nightmare continues.


"Hiiii!" "Hi!" "Hiiii!"  "Hi!"

Hiiii!" Lynxton says. "Hi!" Grandma says. "Hiiii!" Lynxton says. "Hi!" Grandma says. "Hiiii!" Lynxton says. "Hi!" Grandma says."Hiiii!" Lynxton says. "Hi!" Grandma says...


Text added at 5:19 PM. The Squarespace nightmare continues - 44 days and counting.