Wow. It's been a while, and things have changed! I went from living in my parents basement with my husband, a cat, and a snail, to living in a 3rd floor apartment in Montreal, Canada, with my husband, 2 cats, and no snail. Sadly, I had to leave Gandalf behind. It's illegal for snails to … Continue reading So, I live in Canada now.
This past winter, in February, somehow Gandalf managed to sneak a batch of eggs past me and I had about 23 new additions to my little terrarium. I fed them lettuce since I had no weeds to go pick leaves from, and I discovered that snails can make noise when they eat. Check it out! … Continue reading more snails
My Mary Kay Independent Sales Director gave us all roses for Valentines day. A following morning had fantastic light, so I figured I'd take some reference pictures of it. Waltz decided he had to help. He loves trying to eat the green stuff on the plant. I can't have flowers while he's around. He's the … Continue reading waltz-ing with a rose
A couple months ago my dad finally hooked up the washer and dryer in my downstairs apartment. In order to do that, he had to cut out a hole in the wall for the dryer vent. The hole led to the utility room adjoining the wood shop Waltz is always trying to … Continue reading the world behind
So, my cat is not afraid of water. The other day my husband mopped, and before he started he let Waltz check out the bucket of water. Waltz decided to play with it. I thought I'd share. 🙂 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwaPUFG_78w
Hi ya! It's time for my long-promised post of baby snail pictures. There! All caught up on snail pictures for the moment. They've been spending a lot of time sleeping this winter. It's hibernating time, but they still get up every once in a while if there's food around, and sometimes just to … Continue reading snaaaaiiiiiiils
So remember how I said that Gandalf laid eggs and that the second batch hatched? Well, they dug themselves out the night of november 6 and explored everywhere they could. Some of them even found holes in the container they could get through and I found four of them sleeping on the outside when I … Continue reading baby snails
So I mentioned in my last post that I found a snail to keep as a pet. This is him! His name is Gandalf, but I mostly call him Snail. He loves sunflower leaf stems and petals, some kind of other weed in the dirt yard, taking showers in the sink, and exploring whenever he … Continue reading My new pet snail!