Category Archives: fish

Anemones are Getting Settled in their new home!

Where once there were three anemones, now there are two. We are still searching for the third anemone. I hope he surfaces soon to eat. They weren’t too expensive, thank goodness, $20 each. Some fish cost $50-$100 or more. We … Continue reading

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Sad Day – Our Trigger fish and Dori, a Hippo Tang both passed!

I recently wrote a post about our cantankerous Trigger fish. He was quite a fellow and controlled the tank. Today we woke up to find him and his buddy, Dori, a Hippo Tang, both gone to the hereafter. So sad. … Continue reading

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A Rascal of a Fish – our Trigger!

If you have been following me you know how much we care for our tropical fish and freshwater fish. My husband takes care of them and I just enjoy watching them. It takes a good deal of time and effort … Continue reading

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A New Addition to Our Fish Tank!

We have a new baby fish (fry) – a swordtail was born in our fresh water fish tank. But before I tell you more about this little adorable fish, let me explain about the tank. We have a 7-gallon tank … Continue reading

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Puffer the Boxfish is not Well!

At this writing our fish, Puffer the Boxfish, is not doing well. He is suffering from something and his days are numbered. My husband has been putting him in a bucket with a treatment for sick fish and letting him … Continue reading

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Fish have Personalities too!

If you have been one of my readers you may know that my husband, John, and I have fish for pets, one tank of fresh water and one with 12 tropical fish. Fish do have personalities. Our 95-gallon tank has … Continue reading

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Limerick – Jemsbooks – Jerry!

This is a post I wrote in 2017 that I wanted to share with you again. Jerry the Crabby Crayfish is one of my most popular books. Kids and parents love Jerry. He teaches children that it is okay to … Continue reading

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Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood!

Now that spring is finally here every day is a beautiful day to me in the the neighborhood! My husband and I try to walk every day 2-3 miles, sometimes more, around the neighborhood. On this particular trip I took … Continue reading

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New Children’s Book coming from Jemsbooks!

I am happy to announce that there will be a new children’s book coming from Jemsbooks later this year. My husband, John, talented illustrator and cover creator, is working on it now. I am such a slave driver and always … Continue reading

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Limerick – Jemsbooks – Jerry!

If you are just tuning in, I have been writing limericks for my nine children’s books. I posted three previous ones. Go to Limerick for Louey here, Ricky here, and Lamby here. Here is the fourth limerick for my fourth published … Continue reading

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