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Saturday, July 16, 2022

Caturday Art and Symmetry

I saw this most amazing clock in the children's wing of the UNC Hospital on June 28th.  I've tried several different ways to find more information on this amazing piece of art!  When I downloaded the photo, I noticed the small piece of white paper on the bottom right.  I bet that has info on it.

Friday, July 15, 2022

Nature Friday Feline Flashback and Fill ins

   Nature Friday host LLB Gang  and Feline Friday  host Comedy Plus


 Photos from Shelly Lake Trail

Homes are all around the trail

There was a young man sitting just to the left of the photo sketching.
He was deep in thought.  On our trip back to the car we saw him again taking a break.  I asked if I could see the sketch.  It was the most amazing sketch of the tree with pink blooms.  I asked if would color it he said probably.

More art on the trail in the tunnel.  Maintenance paints over it but
the 'artists' come back.  Someone also painted the covering over the florescent lights.

Madi's favorite activity.... July 2009

My perch is my favorite activity. The higher I can get the better. 
Mom is always say "Madi don't lean over so far you are going to 
fall and bust your chin wide open" . Ouch, that would hurt...
it must be something peeps do. I have to remind her that I'm a cat
and I always land on my feet not my chin...silly mom she worries a lot. 
Happy dreams, Madi

 Friendly Fill-Ins Ellen, 15 cats and meowing came up with the first two and
 her co-host Lorianne of Four-Legged Furballs came up with second two

1. A fun way to celebrate Christmas in July is watching Christmas Movies 
on Hallmark with snowy scenes..
2. My favorite summer activity is DREAMING ABOUT FALL
3. When I sleep, my dreams are of cool fall days with no HUMIDITY.
4. Summer days with triple digit heat index scare(s) me more than
 winter days below freezing.

In case you haven't figured it out, I DO NOT LIKE HOT, HAZY, HUMID 
weather when you get sweaty just walking to the mailbox. Fall and Spring
are my favorite seasons. I have never lived in a very cold snowy climate. 
However, I expect those who live there feel the same way about winter that I
about summer.  

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Thoroughly PoeticThursday #77


Angel Sammy and Teddy find such inspiring photos for us

This is our picture prompt 

Purrfect Memories
©by Angel Madi
When first my eyes did see,
this my cat's eye went
back in time

 Trips I took with
 Cat Scouts
from my couch filled my mind.

Fun in the sun, 
A day at the spa with my gal pals.
My first glamping trip sleeping under the stars.

My guy Raz took me on a 
round trip to the moon.

He was Cap'n of Cat Scout Airline
He flew us to Paris
He had a spring in his stride as 
we walked side by side.

Raz and I went to a formal.
Raz in a tux and bowtie made me swoon
Raz said  my red dress
Was first class.

To all the cat scouts who might read this
I say thanks for sharing those moments with me.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Wordless Wabbit Wednesday


Thanks to our 

Hostess Sandee at Comedy Plus 

We thank each of you for your yesterday's speedy recovery wishes 
to Bryan's brother and birthday wishes to his wife Karen.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Happy Tuesday News from Howard


Thank you to our 

I am a very dignified and rarely bark.  Notice my very curly tail.  
 OMDs K9 friends, cover your eyes.  Many say my breed is very **CAT like.😱😱  Since Cecilia gave me a very delicious treat, I agreed to Bark some very Happy Tuesday news about my Dad Greg

Greg had very serious surgery for the nasty esophageal cancer on June 28.  He was released from the hospital on July 5.  I heard all the details, but the main thing, I heard, was Dad Greg, aka my walking partner, is cured after some very very complicated surgery.   He has a 2-3 month recovery. He can only eat food that goes thru a straw currently but HE IS HOME AND STRONG and doing well.
We even took a short walk.  Dad Greg told Cecilia that the very first food he wants to CHEW, in 3ish months, is a Jr. hamburger from Barry's.  Cecilia and Bryan said they would like to go with them.  I BET he brings me a taste.

Today is also da Birthday of Mom Karen who is  very good nurse and Mom.

If you are interested in reading about Shiba Inu's, click HERE
**The Shiba is a relatively fastidious breed and feels the need to maintain itself in a clean state. They can often be seen licking their paws and legs, much as cats do. 

Respectfully yours,
 Howard da Prince of da family

Monday, July 11, 2022

Awww Monday and Sparks


 Thank you to our   

Host Comedy Plus  

 I have not taken an EMW in at least a month!
Why you ask, way down here in Dixie it has been as hot as 
Thankfully we have an indoor recumbent bike we both use during extreme hot or cold weather.
Usually by 6AM, our wake up time, the temp and humidity have been miserable.  Most days were high 90's with feels like in triple digits.
Sunday, July 10 it was raining lightly, but very comfortable temps.
I grabbed my umbrella.
 I remembered to take my camera too.
This fella lives at the end of our street.  He has look for each holiday.  Glad I didn't miss his Independence Day look.

I continued my EMW, humming in the rain happy to be walking.
As I turned the corner towards home, I spied Cody on his front porch
I was beyond happy.  I haven't seen him in FUREVER
top left: his staff just open the door 
top right: he spied me

bottom left:  he was stretching, started walking toward me.  I declare he was smiling.  I put my camera away so I could properly greet this handsome fella.  We had a love fest. 
Bottom right:  I saw the door open again he took off running... YES running.  I suspect it was breakfast time.

These probably aren't really Sparks but they are about rain and funny

Our mighty mini Dachshund, Toto, hated going in the rain.  I really and truly had to hold an umbrella over him.  If it was snowing, I had to run after him.  That crazy German love snow.