Aby-a-Day – 20 April 2020: Dash is a smol bol (Hipstamatic Monday)

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, one of Dashiell’s favourite afternoon napping spots is at the end of the sofa.

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He’s a big, gangly yearling, but he manages to get his legs rolled up in a tight ball.

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…And, the camera woke him up. Sorry, Dash!

Aby-a-Day – 16 April 2020: The blanket boys (Thursday Things)

Izaak and Dashiell spend a lot of time in the bedroom, since they eat their meals and chicken necks in there. And after they finish, they snuggle under the comforters.

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Zak generally naps on top of the covers (he prefers to sleep under the covers when humans are there.

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Dash likes to sleep under the comforters, which is easy since we have the Scandinavian double duvet system.

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And Dash is so damn cute when he comes out from underneath.

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I mean, just look!

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What’s funny is, Jacoby used to like to sleep under the covers like that, too. It’s kind of nice.

Aby-a-Day – 8 April 2020: Wordless Wednesday (How I wake up every morning)

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Aby-a-Day – 29 Juni: Don’t worry Mom…I got your back (Singapura Saturday)

Björn took these photos while I was sleeping…

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These were actually taken after we rushed Jacoby to the hospital…but never brought him home.

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Izaak was sleeping on me exactly the way Jake used to do.

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It’s almost like Zak knew what was going to happen before the rest of us did.

Aby-a-Day – 28 Juni: Unlikely bedfellows (Friday Flashback)

Jacoby used to love sleeping underneath the comforters, especially in cold weather.

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One afternoon, five days before Jake died, I came upon the sweetest scene ever. Lorelai had joined Jake on the bed, and was cuddling with the part of his that wasn’t under the quilt.

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They hadn’t been the closest of cats, and, of course, we didn’t know Jake was going to die within the week. It was so sweet to see them close.

Aby-a-Day – 20 Juni: “She’s got style, she’s got grace, she’s a winner…She’s a lady” (Thursday Things)

Lorelai is elegant, lithe, and graceful…When’s she’s awake.

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Sleeping? Not so much.

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And she’s always been that way, actually. The first two photos were taken this week.

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But the rest of the photos in this post were taken last July, when Rory had only been living with us a couple of months.

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She really folds herself into some interesting positions.

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But she seems to sleep deeply, despite her contortions.

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Of course, she doesn’t always sleep alone.

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Today is also Izaak’s Gotcha Day…last year, on 20 June, I went to Stockholm to collect him. So, sometimes Rory has to share her sleeping quarters with her little big brother.

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While he is not quite as…stretchy and bendy…Rory is, he can sleep in some pretty odd positions, too.

Aby-a-Day – 15 Maj: Wordless Wednesday (Undercover Izaak)

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