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Bookkeeper, tax preparer, cat lady, blogger, organizer, mystery writer.

Welcome!

I've finally decided that I am a writer - all the other things I do just pay the bills. Someone eloquent once said that if you do what you love, the money will follow. Well, let's just see about that.

RIP Aggie

RIP Aggie
Aggie was my fifteen-year-old cairn terrier - or maybe I should say I was her 55-year-old person! She was my faithful companion, spoiled rotten and I am still trying to figure out what to do without her.

Peter the Cat...

Peter the Cat...
This is Peter the gingersnap tabby! He's seven years old and has just been promoted to Peter the Very, Very Good. He is working his way up to Peter the Great...

Bee - the Cat Who Came From Somewhere Else...

Bee - the Cat Who Came From Somewhere Else...
Bee is Peter's buddy. He's eight years old and has made himself right at home. I guess cats really do come in pairs or sets of three!

And Jasper makes three!

And Jasper makes three!
Jasper is our new guy - the Cat From Another Place. He's four years old and we think he likes it here - so far, so good!

Buzz about...

Monday, December 31, 2012

Elliott wishes you a Happy New Year!

Day Thirty-one

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Elves are photogenic...

Day Thirty

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Elves are party animals...

Day Twenty-nine

Friday, December 28, 2012

Elves are sneaky...

Day Twenty-eight

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Elves avoid work at all costs...

Day Twenty-seven

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Elves are not terribly well read...

Day Twenty-Six

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Elves are true believers...

Day Twenty-five

Monday, December 24, 2012

Elves aren't the only procrastinators around...

Day Twenty-four

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Elves love Christmas greetings...

Day Twenty-three

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Elves sometimes make hasty decisions...

Day Twenty-two

Friday, December 21, 2012

Elves are impulsive...

Day Twenty-one

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Elves are procrastinators...

Day Twenty

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Elves love a bargain...

Day Nineteen

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Elves do odd jobs in the off season...

Day Eighteen

Monday, December 17, 2012

Elves are adventurous foodies...

Day Seventeen

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Elliott reports to a higher authority...

Day Sixteen

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Again with the baking!

Day Fifteen

Friday, December 14, 2012

Isn't sugar one of the five basic food groups?

Day Fourteen

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Elves don't know from fake fruit...

Day Thirteen

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Elves are vigilant...

Day Twelve

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Those are not the reindeer he's looking for...

Day Eleven

Monday, December 10, 2012

Elves are oddly curious...

Day Ten

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Elves are persistent...

Day Nine

Saturday, December 08, 2012

Elves appreciate the little things...

Day Eight

Friday, December 07, 2012

Elves are not vegetarians...

Day Seven

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Out with the therapy chair...

thanks to my dear friend, Ariela, and her husband, Marco.  A lady where Marco works is redecorating her condo and gave them several lovely pieces of like new furniture.  Ariela thought one of the accent chairs was perfect for the spot in front of my desk.  I love the beautiful bargain chair I bought last year just before tax season, but it really was too big for the space available.  And some of my clients got a little too comfortable in it - hence the therapy chair designation.
Aggie watched them take away the old chair - and Bee's favorite sleeping spot.  She was understandably curious as to what was coming in - and she was probably hoping it wasn't another cat.
And here's Marco with our beautiful new client chair.  Isn't it pretty?  And the upholstery color even goes well with the color scheme.  Serendipity!
Thank you so much, Ariela!
A much better fit - and comfortable, but not too comfortable...
And apparently, it even meets the Bee's approval!







Elves love to decorate...

Day Six

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Elves are good detectives...

Day Five

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Elves are sociable...

Day Four

Monday, December 03, 2012

Elves are early risers...

Day Three

Sunday, December 02, 2012

Elliott Elf strikes again...

Day Two

Saturday, December 01, 2012

The Adventures of Elliott Elf...

Day One