Lazy Afternoon

I am a touch under the weather, and I suspect it is a combination of an unpleasant reaction to Miami water and and not sleeping more than a few hours each night for the past few days. At any rate, the squad is not that motivated anyway:

BTW- Don’t forget to pick up your Pets of Balloon Juice 2019 calendar. The New Year is upon us.








Balloon Juice Pet Calendar 2019 is LIVE!

Just a reminder that the Balloon Juice Calendar for 2019 is now LIVE:

Thanks to all of you who sent in pictures, and thanks to Beth, who put it all together. As always, all proceeds go to MARC- the Marion Animal Resource Connection. You can pick yours up by clicking on this link or going through the Balloon Juice Store on the right.



Pets of Balloon Juice Calendar 2019- WE’RE DOING IT LIVE

The pets of Balloon Juice calendar is now up and running and available at Cafepress:

As always, all profits go to MARC: Marion Animal Resource Connection.

If you find a mistake or a misnamed pet, please let us know as it can be easily fixed. MUCHO thanks to Beth, our freelance graphic designer who does this thankless task every year. Her website is here if you need someone.



Sunday Night Open Thread

Watching Homecoming with my girl.

Lily jumped up on to the bed today for the first time since she was diagnosed with cancer. I’ve had to lift her ever since. Until today.








Sunday Morning Open Thread

I am trying to hold the wonderment these children express so well — especially considering that, for example, California would be infinitely grateful to have such troubles — but nine inches of wet snow in mid-November is TOO GODSDAMNED SOON.

And speaking of positivity, there’s this: