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The Lightbulb Moment - VIDEO
Posted on June 28, 2009 by freshwater
Clemmie has had his first training epiphany! He gets the hoop! Here's how it happened.

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No Lyin' — Head goes through hoop
Posted on June 25, 2009 by freshwater
My new lionhead, Clemmie, is beginning to enjoy circus life.

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Jor Jor Harmonizes - VIDEO
Posted on June 21, 2009 by freshwater
...with herself!

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Nicked Some Names
Posted on June 19, 2009 by freshwater
Goldfish can be simultaneously lovely but comical in appearance. A cutie like Clem is ripe (pun-intended) for all sorts of nicknames. His formal name (Clement Tine) is citrus in origin (orangein?). (A Clementine is a variety of small orange.)

Clementines

One cute name deserves another, though, so I sometimes call him Clemmie, C.T., or Spork (head like a spoon, tail like a fork).

If he can read lips, he's probably confused!

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Oh My Darlin' Clement Tine
Posted on June 14, 2009 by freshwater
You know how you visit an animal shelter absolutely determined just to look, and next thing you know you've got a rowdy, yappy puppy bouncing off your walls? That happens at fish stores, too. (Except for the yapping part. And the puppy part.)

I confess! Yesterday I got a new fish from Asia, even though I swore I wouldn't. Meet Mr. Clement Tine (aka Clem N. Tine):

Clem

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Three Part Harmony
Posted on June 08, 2009 by freshwater
... one part fish. Jor Jor's got it! Like all devoted music students, Jor Jor has advanced beyond Spinning Wheel-equivalent beginner music. She's playing at Chopin level now, making beautiful harmonies.

Harmony

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