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Tried going for a walk this morning, but it was too cold, so instead we browsed in a few stores and then went to Second Cup for a coffee. On the way home, we picked up a couple of burritos from a take-out place for breakfast.

Our house gecko, the little guy that roamed our apartment walls chirping occasionally, died yesterday. We hadn't heard him for a few weeks (we almost never saw him) and were worried that he had gotten outside. But yesterday L saw him on the wall, looking poorly. He died a few hours later. It's not like losing a cat or a dog; there was no great emotional attachment, and L has many other geckos. But we will miss his chirping. L did an autopsy and thinks he had prostate cancer.
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