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Sunday, December 18, 2011


Good Sunday Morning to you all.

On Tuesday, December 13, the peeps decided to take a little trip about 20 minutes West of Raleigh
to Cary, NC.  I told them not to worry I'd be fine sitting right here on the Christmas bow box and I'd be
sure no bows escaped.

Thank goodness the flashy beast went with them.  As you can see from the pictures below,
it was a beautiful December day.  After lunch at Ashworth's, they walked down Academy Street
to take some pictures of The First Baptist Church of Cary.
Mom searched Google for info on this beautiful Church.  She found several books for sale all about the history. We're sorry not to be able to tell you a lot about it except what Mom remembers.
When she was just a wee girl about 9 years old they lived in Cary and attended this church
The church celebrated it's 100 Anniversary in 1971 so it is at least 140 years old.
This is a picture of the new sancutary. 
The steeple is absolutely amazing and very tall
Mom thinks it is one of the most beautiful steeples she has featured.
Below is a picture of the sanctuary where Mom and her peeps attended services.
The columns make for a very grand entrance. 
The newer construction was joined to the old as if it had always been there.


  1. Mommy lufs the steeple pics. (she likes stuff like that) I luf the bow box pic. Good thing you were keepin those bows from escaping. Bows can be tricky like that! Hahameow. xoxox

  2. That is a really tall steeple and we agree, it is one of the most beautiful. I really like the photo of the steeple with the blue sky and just a few branches, that is gorgeous.

    Madi, we are sure your peeps were much more comfortable leaving the house knowing you were guarding those bows and making sure they stayed put.

    Hugs & Purrs,
    J, Cindi Lou and The Kitty Krew

  3. Looks like your pawrents had a great day out. That steeple is absolutely beautiful. What a fantastic job you did keeping those bows in that box. Imagine if they had escaped!!! :)xx

  4. That is one awesome steeple! How about a bow for your cute little head Madi?

  5. Madi, you look so sweet atop the box. It's as if you are the bow to the bow box!

    That is a really beautiful steeple! Wonderful church.

  6. You sure had a pretty day for steeple chasing. You got some beautiful shots.

    And Madi.... glad no bows escaped.... good job.

    pawhugs, Max

  7. You have grand churches in NC, Madi!
    With amazingly tall steeples that reach into the sky!
    Looks like it was a beautiful day!
    Thank you for sharing!

  8. Hi Madi, Hi Mom!!!!!
    Have a greeeeeeeeeeeeeeeat week!!!!

  9. What a beautiful church! Madi, I'm so glad you're able to prevent any bows from escaping.

    Thank you so much for you lovely Christmas card! We love it!

  10. I am stopping by to say thank you for caring and visiting me while I am ill.. Hugs GJ xx

  11. Oooooooh! Madi, your peeps picked a lovely day to photograph a beautiful steeple! And to have a story behind the church--that it was the one your Mom attended as a kitten is great. It reminds Mommy of the churches in the ares where she grew up; old and majestic.
    So, no bows escaped, eh?

  12. Bwhahahahahaha...OMD, it's da bow box! Aaaaah, memories.
    There is just sumptin' bouts a southern church withs a steeple. Beautiful!


  13. Did the flashy beast pass the sniff of approval?Blogger Kate

  14. I had friends who lived in Cary and I loved visiting there. What a lovely town and such nice people.

  15. Oh how beautiful!

    I thinks you did a pawsome job of protectin them bows Madi!

    woos, Tessa

  16. So many of the newer churches here are built without steeples - what a shame! That Baptist church has an amazing steeple - and for its age, it is in such excellent condition. It must be a well-loved church.

    Madi, we see some bows on the floor here, do you think they escaped from your box while you were napping?

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  17. That is a beautiful steeple, Madi's mom!!

  18. Madi, they had a great trip it looks like. I always love seeing steeples!

  19. YAY!! Time without the flashy beast!! Hope you enjoyed it and kept an eye on those bows!!

    Jazzi and Addy

  20. Our mum agrees, that is a beautiful steeple.


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