Just a quick race recap. I will post ya more pics soon with more details about the bone-chilly Birkie 2011.
Unbelievable number for the race: -12º at the start.
Pondering post race thought: how did I pull a sub 3hr race off…?
Another unbelievable number for the race: record field this year with over 6,000 racers
What I thought about during the race: biking
Great moment of the weekend: ending the race pounding Coops Pizza
Crazy moment during the race: how absolutely tired, cold, and hurting I was when I crossed the finish line.
More to come soon….
So we THOUGHT that it would be fun to get Ayden a fish and two frogs. They told us at the store that it would be really super easy to maintain and that our son would enjoy years of having this fish and two frogs.
Fast forward seven days. We lost Clifford just three days due to a fungus. Nikole ran to the pet store and they handed her this $12 bottle of solution that we are to put into the bowl. Each day we are to empty half of the bowl, refill it with new water and then put a full cap of this solution into the bowl.
We thought that all this tedious work was working. Well, two days later Potty bit the dust. The next day we went out and bought another Beta to replace Clifford with. The following day after that Poopie passed away.
In seven days we have lost one fish, two frogs, bought another fish, bought salt tablets, bought chemical drops, bought different food, and spent hours emptying-filling-emptying-and filling the bowl. What are we left with? One fish that is covered in the fungus (again), many wasted hours, and $67 less.
Conclusion – dogs are way easier.
The Sturgie Family
As if three dogs were not enough…Ayden got a fish and two frogs. We named the fish Clifford and we asked Ayden what he wanted to the name the two frogs – he came up with Poopie and Potty. You obviously know what we have been working on with him. The life of a two-year old is just grand…