My Second Year

I was still kind of a baby when I was one. I weighed about 80 pounds (35kg) but I was still growing.

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I got a birthday present from my brother, Gari. I miss him so much.

Not too many people had pet capybaras in 2010. I was pretty spoiled.

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The Farm manager brushed me all the time.

She was still working, but when she was home, she was all mine!

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I was still allowed in the house, but I was supervised.

It’s hard to believe that little X-Pen kept me in my kitchen area. I could have jumped over, but I still liked to be a good boy. Sometimes.

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This was the year that I got my laptop, and started to write my own blog posts.

Sometimes I had guests, but this darling little duck pecked my eyeball! She had been abandoned by her mother, but I didn’t want her, either! She turned into Winky and went to live outdoors.

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Winky and me

I didn’t sleep indoors any more. I got a fancy wall heater after I tried to rub my morrillo on that heat lamp! Ooops!

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My boudoir

It was a good year.

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I wasn’t full grown, about 3/4 of clumsy enthusiasm.

I did a lot more swimming in my second year, and hadn’t eaten any big pools yet.

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The Bartender skims off the leaves.

Everyone admired my growing morrillo.

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I rubbed my nose on everything.

There was a lot of rubbing to do in the front yard. Big boys get to explore the entire yard!

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Must mark the BBQ cover!

There were big changes in the back yard, too! Compare the next two photos! I’m not talking about the snow, either!

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Something is missing!

The Farm Manager had a bathroom built for me!

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I don’t like snow!

I made footprints in my first snow. I don’t like it, but that is what the kitchen is for!

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No snow in the kitchen!

Happy birthday to me!

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4 responses to “My Second Year

    • Thank you! It’s a relief to be eight years old. Seven was an extremely difficult year, and there were times I wasn’t sure I would make it to this birthday! My aching back is on the mend, I’m not planning to fracture any more teeth this year, and my autobiography is coming right along!

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    • I had a couple year’s worth of bad luck last year, clearing the deck for a spectacular spring, summer, and fall! Winter is always nasty, so the best I can hope for is boring. A boring winter sounds almost pleasant.

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