Teaser Tell All Time

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Hello Students!   Today’s the day we tell you the good and bad news.

That’s right – good news if you guessed the Teaser correctly and bad news if you didn’t!     Actually it’s ALL GOOD here at Ding Dong Fish School.    Whether you win or lose we hope you enjoy your class today.

“I’m trying to be pawsitive about this whole thing….but…..”

Keep the faith Leroy.   Let’s start things off with letting you know who was our FIRST COMMENTER in class yesterday morning!     We went live at 7:55AM (EST) and one minute later our FIRST STUDENT SIGNED IN………………WHO WAS IT????    Can I get a drumroll please??

Who??  SHARON – that’s who!!

YAY FOR MISS SHARON!!!!!!!

Here’s your badge:

Yay for ME! I was FIRST COMMENTER on the Teaser post of May 24, 2022 FAST AND FURIOUS – that’s me!

Then we unveiled this week’s Teaser photo which – by the way – was a GUEST TEASER PHOTO!    It was submitted by one of our newer students, Willow Croft.    We think it was a GREAT photo for a Teaser and here it is:

This is Egmont Key in Florida – it’s a deserted island and has several “claims to fame” – here are some links you can visit!

https://www.florida-guidebook.com/egmont-key/

Egmont Key National Wildlife Refuge | U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (fws.gov)

Egmont Key Florida – Things to Do in Egmont Key State Park FL (visitflorida.com)

Here are a few more photos Willow sent in of this interesting place to visit……………………

Willow, we have a badge to thank you for your photos and a GREAT Teaser!    THEN we’ll tell everyone WHO GUESSED THE TEASER FIRST!!

Here’s Willow’s blog link if you’d like to visit her CLICK HERE.

My Teaser photo was used on the TEASER of May 24, 2022 at One Spoiled Cat!

WHO GUESSED IT FIRST?? (drumroll please!)

OUR WINNER IS CSILLA!

Congratulations!  Your badge:

I was the FIRST RIGHT GUESSER on the Teaser of May 24, 2022! WOO HOO!

If you were also right – guessed the right spot even if you weren’t first………you also get one of these (just copy for your files):

DARN! I guessed right but I was NOT FIRST on the Teaser of May 24, 2022.

AND of course if you guessed but your guess was WRONG – you still get a badge………..this one:

Well I tried…..I guessed but was WRONG on the Teaser of May 24, 2022!

Congratulations everyone – winners and losers

“As usual I didn’t guess right…..I’ll console myself with a big fat dessert at lunch!”

Cheer Team – some people seem to need cheering up – you’re ON!

Greetings gang we’ve got news for you
Winners and losers we had a few
ONE First Commenter and Sharon was the one!
The rest of you just didn’t make the run!
It took a while to get our FIRST RIGHT GUESSER
But when Csilla showed up she was the “IMPRESSOR” !!
Congratulations to you are totally due
We think you’re an IMPRESSOR – you fooled us too!

OK everyone – what do you think about us heading over to the fabulous cafeteria for a snack?    Teaser makes us hungry………………..we need all the strength we can get to run Teaser Class and Teaser Tell All…………..!!

Alright everyone – step right up and get your meal – we’re ready for you!

The Menu:

We’ll see you all next Tuesday in school!

YOUR PROFESSORS

 

Teaser Tuesday Class In Session!

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“OK Troops – our patrol is done – I think we deserve some FOOD don’t you?   Let’s eat!

HAVE YOU COMMENTED?

Good morning class.    Hope everyone is rested from the weekend and a peaceful Monday and ready for SCHOOL TIME.     We have a great Teaser for you today so buckle your seatbelts and let’s get started shall we?  

“Seatbelts?  What’s a seatbelt!?”

First we’re going to share the rules for Teaser which all of you know by now but someone new may be tuning in and wonder how we do this class.    AND we’ll show you all the rewards (badges) you could win if you deserve one after all is said and done and the guessing is done.

Alrighty then………………………….good luck to everyone.    Tomorrow we’ll be handing out awards.

“We just wanna say we are upset we NEVER win…..and we study too…..in between feedings and diaper changes anyway!”

Let’s get our Teaser Photo Security Guard to bring in today’s challenge shall we?    Marge would you be so kind as to announce over the loud speaker for us?

“YOUR ATTENTION PULLLEEEEEZE!  TEASER SECURITY TO CLASSROOM IMMEDIATELY!”

“Reporting for duty Professors – here’s today’s photo!”

Where Was This Photo Taken?

See?  Toughie right?   Well we have faith in you so get to work figuring things out and we’ll bring in the Cheer Team to bolster your spirits!!

It’s pool cleaning day here at school
We get to wear REAL uniforms – oh so cool!
We’ve seen your Teaser and it’s a whopper
You might even call it a Teaser Show Stopper!
Take your time and put on your glasses
Like good little guys and pretty little lasses
We’ll be here tomorrow to celebrate your badges
We promise to be nicer to you than Madge is !

Speaking of Madge, we haven’t formally thanked all the little people who are responsible for various things here at school lately – they help us have a great time on Tuesday and Wednesday and we should give them credit for their part.

Ding Dong Fish School Pool Supervisor – “Sarge”

School Hall Monitor – “Marge”

Cafeteria Supervisor – “Miss Dingleberry”

Cafeteria Kitchen Workers – “Roger, Annie, Gertrude”

Graphics Department (she took an emergency bathroom break just as the camera flashed!)

Teaser Photo Special Security Guard:  “Rusty”

School Cleaning Staff – “William, Squeaky, Zelda, Barney”

See?  And there are many more people behind the scenes at Ding Dong Fish School to make your day flow smoothly !      Now let’s go SMOOTHLY to the cafeteria to eat!!

We’re ready to serve you something yummy!  Step right up!

TODAY’S MENU:

See you tomorrow in class and to see who wins a badge!

Your Professors (and school staff!)

 

SPARK on Monday

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“SPARKS” was started by Annie McGuffy of McGuffy’s Reader but ended when she stopped blogging some time ago.  It was meant to be a way to start out each week with with a meaningful thought – something that spoke to each of us and hopefully everyone else who read it.  Although Annie isn’t currently blogging, a lot of us who enjoyed her SPARKS decided to keep posting SPARKS of our own.   Why?   Because sometimes we need a little “spark” in our lives and these posts were meant to at least be a PART of that effort.   Please feel free to post your own SPARK on your blog and let everyone know you have…….we get energy from each other that way.

If you take a look at what you find when you google “inspirational thoughts” you will find dozens of things that you will tell yourself you FEEL…..many of them STRONGLY so.   These days a lot of things hit me hard like that.   Thoughts about the future, about how the world is changing – that kind of thing in particular.     I did find this quote though and it kind of sums a lot of things up for me – maybe for you too?   AND it’s from one of my favorite people – Jane Goodall.

 

As they say – the future is ours.    At least I hope it is!

Hugs, Pam

Sunday Selfie Blog Hop

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Sunday again!   Selfie time!    A fun blog hop hosted by The Cat On My Head and all you have to do is load up a photo of YOU (or someone!) and hook up to our host’s blog to join the fun.    Click their badge above if you want to link!

This is a photo of me that Mom took yesterday – it was a super hot day in Virginia – a breeze came up in the afternoon but it was still 93 and I like shade when it’s like that of course………so do Mom and Dad and that’s why since they “escort” (babysit!) me when I’m outside they need chairs or a bench to sit in.    I just tuck myself under a shady bush.  OR sometimes if I find a spot that has some available dirt that isn’t grass-covered I lie in it like this.   Mom says I’m just a dirtball whatever that is.    I think this photo of me is a LOT like one we just did of me in the FRONT YARD – a side view (because I always turn away at the last possible second!)…..at least this is the other side of me this time!  HAHA

Mom decided NOT to put this one in some sort of artsy filter – just leave it as is, and make it into a puzzle for you puzzlers out there!!

Here’s the puzzle – just click on this little photo of yours truly!

Good Luck!!   Hugs, Teddy

P.S.  I’m apparently rusty on puzzling – took me well over 20 minutes to do this puzzle of ME…….EEEEEK!

Bakin’ With Bacon and King Teddy

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Hi Loyal Subjects and Bacon Buddies!  Ready for a new recipe??

This one is absolutely, positively as delicious as it sounds.    It’s also RIDICULOUSLY easy!    I thought it might be something some of you have never had before too and it’s a recipe my Mom says she remembers from when she was a kid living in Alabama.    That was back in the dinosaur age – I didn’t know they ate cole slaw back then but apparently they did!

Anyway, this really is tasty stuff………………you’ve GOTTA try it!

Hot Bacon Cole Slaw

INGREDIENTS

2 bacon slices (or more !!)

1 (16-ounce) package ready-to-eat coleslaw

¼ cup balsamic vinegar

1 ½ tablespoons brown sugar

3 tablespoons water

½ teaspoon seasoned salt

¼ teaspoon ground red pepper

Directions

  • Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until crisp; remove bacon from skillet, reserving drippings in skillet. Set bacon aside.

  • Add coleslaw to drippings, and sauté over medium-high heat 3 minutes. Add vinegar and next 4 ingredients (vinegar through red pepper); cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; crumble bacon, and stir into coleslaw mixture. Serve warm.

 

Well now if that doesn’t sound good what the heck does?!!    This is amazingly yummy with BBQ which is how my Mom used to have it.   She and her family would go to a little roadside shack that had the BEST BBQ and they also had this cole slaw.    DY-NO-MITE (she says – I have to take her word for it because I don’t eat the stuff!!).

Give it a whirl……………….trust me……………..

Oh yeah!  See you next week!

The King