Archive for the ‘House Rabbits’ Category

Work in Progress–Mom Penny Memorial

Friday, September 14th, 2018

The memorial piece will have a penny dated for each year of my mother’s life.

I have a stash of pennies, but did not have one for each year from 1930 to 2018. Found a coin shop in town that had reasonably priced pennies to complete the piece.

Stacks of pennies

Interesting that 1943 is a steel penny.

1943 Steel Penny

Memorial

Loom Knitting Pleated Pattern with Undyed Wool

Memorial

Today will have completed 35 rows of 89 rows for the pennies. Will need to knit a bit more for overlap.

When the loom knitting is done, the pennies attached, and important years indicated, a box will be made of cedar as a home for the memorial piece.

Previous Penny Project Post

Tim 50th Birthday

Normally I would work all day to complete a project. But I have to limit my (repetitive) working time to five rows per day. I had surgery on my hand in June, with some working too much too soon complications. Developed scar tissue with extreme sensitivity. Still working to gain back finger strength and manual dexterity.

Dash enjoyed helping with my favorite desensitizing therapy.

Desensitizing Therapy


Bob and Nest, Elliot and Burrow in Progress

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

Bob Nest

Bob, Nest and Eggs
August 1, 2018

Bob Nest

Bob Building Nest After Egg Removal
August 19, 2018

Elliot Hole

One of Elliot’s Holes in Hill Garden

Elliot Hole

Elliot and Dash. Elliot is the small black bunny. She was rescued running around the neighborhood. Dash is the large ginger bunny. He was a shelter bunny.


Bunny Boy in the Courtyard Garden

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Bunny Boy

Bunny Boy Dug a Hole Then Collapsed for a Nap in the Sun


In the Garden 20180511

Friday, May 11th, 2018

While removing spent Brug flowers I found this–

Brug Seed Pod

How Did I Miss It?

Brug Seed Pod Length

Tragopogon porrifolius

Tragopogon porrifolius

Bunny Boy

Bunny Boy Taking a Break After Running Around in the Garden


Bunny Boy Day 2

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Bunny Boy enjoying the garden this evening.

Bunny Boy

Bunny Boy

Still do not have a name for him. Nothing seems to quite fit.


New Addition to Our Family

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Bunny Boy
Bunny Boy
Bunny Boy
Bunny Boy
Bunny Boy
Bunny Boy
Bunny Boy
Bunny Boy
Bunny Boy
Bunny Boy
Bunny Boy

What is his name? Don’t know yet. He hasn’t told me.


Elliot and Random Quote

Friday, March 30th, 2018

My husband set up his website to randomly pair photos with quotes.
Sometimes interesting pairings occur.

Elliot

Elliot loves to shred fabric.
We have a concrete tube on the sofa hoping she will shred it instead of the sofa.


Found yesterday–

Sofa Shred

But notice the shredded paper, right side of the photo. So, sort of works.


After the Rain

Sunday, March 11th, 2018

Iron Bunny with New Aloe

Iron Bunny with New Aloe

New Cactus

New Cactus

Dead or Alive

Dead or Alive?

Memorial Code

Bunny Memorial Patina 5 February 2018

Memorial Code

Bunny Memorial Patina Today


Patina Gone Crazy

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Patina

Patina

Patina

After a short time this occurred–

Patina

Patina

Patina

What was the patina used for? I strung together 3 kinds of shiny steel washers in code for a 3-bunny gravemarker.

Memorial Piece

This is what the washers looked like when they were removed from the solution.

Memorial Piece

And now as part of the grave marker–

Memorial Piece

Memorial Piece

Eventually the piece should become rustier, more aged, a bit more similar to the oxidized bunny marker.

This is another memorial for a bunny burial space.

Mr Smith Memorial Piece

Used the same washers to make the coded memorial piece. I suspect that they have oxidized because the area of the garden gets watered frequently and the little inlaid ceramic cup does not have a drainage hole.

How many bunnies do I have buried in my courtyard? Eight. That sounds like a lot of bunnies. Eight bunnies have lived with me during the past 25 years. My oldest bunny lived a long, but not long enough 13 years.

The simple rust promoter formula found online.

Patina Formula


Pet Red Eye and PS Express on iPhone

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Elliot with Red Eye

Elliot with a Bunnicula Eye

Bunnicula Eye Corrected

In PS Express–Click Red Eye, Click Pet Red Eye, Tap Eye.
Bunnicula Eye Corrected

Elliot is our rescue bunny. We put concrete forming tubes on the sofa to prevent her from tearing up the sofa.

Shredded Tube

Now she shreds the inside of the tube rather than the sofa.