Hitty Travel Doll — S & A Leahy Hitty

In which I am lost, found, and gain a new sister

Hitty Amelia Indiana Robert Raikes Hitty Doll S & A Leahy Hitty

In which I am lost, found, and gain a new sister

By Hitty Amelia, a Hoosier Hitty It has been quite a while since my last post… first Amanda’s mother Shirley became very ill, then Amanda went back to her teaching job for a very busy school year, and then… well, I got lost.  The last time Amanda saw me was in November 2010 when I played a round of Texas Hold ‘Em with a few of her and her husband’s friends. We all had a very nice time and I did quite well. (You may recall my previous post about being very lucky.) The next day, when things were cleaned...

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In Which I Begin My Nursing Career

Florida S & A Leahy Hitty

In Which I Begin My Nursing Career

By Hitty Eve, a S&A Leahy Hitty    Nurse Hitty Eve About Three weeks ago, our adopted human, Shirley, became very sick.  I am new to this Hitty family, but I was told that aside from some seasonal allergies, Shirley is almost never ill.  A trip to the emergency room was made and doctors soon determined that it was her gall bladder. A simple procedure was scheduled to remove it. However, things did not go as planned.  What was supposed to take only 20 minutes turned into a 2.5 hour major surgery.  According to the surgeon, less than 10% of people...

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In which I carve my very first Hitty doll

Indiana S & A Leahy Hitty

In which I carve my very first Hitty doll

by Amanda Leahy, adopted human of Hitty Amelia She Lives!  I Did it! Some of our faithful readers may recall an earlier post “The Afters meet the Befores” in which Hitty Amelia mentioned that my husband Sam and I were planning on trying woodcarving as a new hobby.  We purchased a beginner’s set of carving knives and a couple of different types of pre-cut Hitty blanks.  We also had an instructional CD from Gale Lyons. One evening while my toddler son was spending the night with his grandparents and my husband Sam was working 2nd shift, I sat down with my supplies and got started.   After...

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