Photos of my pets, Indie and Riley

I realized that while these photos have lived on Facebook for some time, I’ve never uploaded them here to my own blog. That was silly of me.

The bulk of the photos are of Riley. He is a two year old bug, a breed of dog that is a mix between a Boston Terrier and a Pug. He’s cute.

There is also a picture of Indie in there too. She’s slightly older than Riley, and I actually adopted her first, so I couldn’t leave her out of this gallery.

All photos here were taken by the very talented Destany Maddox.

Sought refuge from the winter drive last night

Ashley was kind enough to pick me up from the Indianapolis airport yesterday. I was in Phoenix Arizona over the weekend, attending WordCamp Phoenix (see my coverage at WPCandy also). It was a great event, but the story I’m telling here really comes into play on the trip back.

Originally I was supposed to arrive at 4:00pm Monday in Indianapolis. Instead, my connecting flight in Denver, Colorado was delayed by about one and a half hours to de-ice the plane. I wasn’t upset about it, since I enjoy the airplanes I’m in staying airborne. But while we originally thought I would be back in time to make the drive back up to Fort Wayne before the big storm hit, the delay put us kinda sorta right in the middle of it.

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What it feels like to have a lost kitty

I couldn’t believe it, even after it seemed as though it had to be the case. Sometime on Tuesday afternoon, between noon and three o’clock, I opened the door. I subsequently closed the door. And upon further investigation, later that afternoon, it hit me.

My cat had ran out when the door was open.

Lucky for me I was only figuring this out when Ashley came back from her classes, so it wasn’t as though she was going to freak out or anything (riiiiight).

For the next 5 hours or so, a lot of things seemed to happen all at once.

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Night out seeing a chick flick

Last weekend Ashley and I went out with a few friends and saw He’s Just Not That Into You. While the movie wasn’t all that bad (I wasn’t expecting much, and it grew on Ashley the farther along it went), the real entertainment was the cardboard promo for the new Friday the 13th with a space for your face. Commence photos, after the jump.

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Ashley’s 21st Birthday

My Ashley turned 21 today (well, technically yesterday) and we were lucky enough to be able to hang out with a big bunch of friends and family. Her parents came to Fort Wayne from Peoria, and we were able to scrunch about 15 or so people into my apartment. Fun, fun!

Honestly, though, probably the most memorable part of the night was when we arrived at Granite City, a cool little brewery/restaurant here in town, and Ashley let us know that she had forgotten her license. Seeing as how a big reason for going out there was for her to enjoy ordering some alcohol, this was a big setback. So the night started a little later than we intended as she ran back home to grab it, but we all had a nice laugh about it.

Be sure to open the full post to see all of the photos.


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