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Friendly Friday Fill-Ins

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Woo Hoo It’s Friday!

Every Friday we HOP with the co-hosted “Friendly Fill-Ins” courtesy of McGuffy’s Reader and 15andMeowing.    It’s fun and interesting and we love learning new stuff about everyone who fills in the sentences we are provided by our hosts!    If you’d like to join in too, click the badge above and use the Linky Tool and you’re IN!

So they say – but you can still hop around and read interesting STUFF about your friends right??

So this week’s sentences – two from McGuffy’s and two from 15andMeowing are below with my Mom’s fill-ins in BLUE!

1. If someone were visiting my area, I would recommend a visit to our very own little town of Warrenton – we have a haunted jail, some Civil War note-worthy battlefields (no matter what may be in the news lately!) and a whole lot of VERY friendly people!
2. My favorite room in my home is the kitchen – I do love to cook!.
3. Back-to-school time makes me think of how different things are NOW at school vs. when I was in school – it’s like night and day, right down to the dress codes!

4. My favourite year of school was Senior Year, because even though I was a good student, I always had a secret fear that for some weird reason I wouldn’t graduate – but of course I did!
Thanks Mom!   Good job………………….I see you avoided telling everyone WHAT YEAR you graduated – guess that would be T.M.I. (too much information) huh?   HAHAHA.

Ta Da!

Now I need to move on to thanking my friends Hemingway and Steinbeck for that Blogger Award they nominated me for – AND complying with all the rules – well almost all of them anyway.   Here’s the pretty award badge – Mom tells me she actually won this some years ago but it’s been SO long, we’re excited to have it again!
THANK YOU again guys for the nomination.   This is “my” very first award…………Mom has a pile of them already posted on a separate page of the blog but SHE and SAMMY earned those and this is the first one since I joined the team so I’m calling it MINE!
Here’s what we need to do:
  • Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog   (DONE!)

  • Write a post to show your award (DONE!)

  • Give a brief story of how your blog started (see below)

  • Give two pieces of advice to new bloggers (see below)

  • Select 15 other bloggers you want to give this award to (we will offer this to any of you who don’t have it yet – I think most of the blogs we follow have it but if any of you would like it – please accept it with our HUGS!)

  • Comment on each blog and let them know you have nominated them and provide the link to the post you created.

Mom will let you know how she started the blog and give some advice.   I’m afraid I’m just too new at this to give advice – although I will say that you need to HAVE FUN when you blog – if it’s a chore or hard work or makes you unhappy – don’t do it!

Mom here – Many eons ago I was a frustrated writer and artist who had lost my “mojo” thanks to a battle with cancer.   I had to stop writing just after my first mystery novel was published – not only did I not feel very creative at the time, but I just couldn’t come up with ideas – my treatments muddled my thinking too much.   I had also painted – oil painting, pen/ink, some watercolor work.   In other words I’d been CREATIVE.    Anyway, after I finished my treatments I thought things would go back to the way they were but they didn’t…………..so I found my “NEW NORMAL” by starting a blog.   It got me writing again – not in the form of a novel, but I DID write some short stories and I DID start a blog which was written with the help of my fabulous cat Sammy.   He pretty much took the whole thing over – he had a big personality!    So that’s how the blog was started – because I needed to be creative and enjoyed meeting new people.   

As for advice, I agree with what Teddy said – blog because you WANT to – not because you “need” to………..I realize that some people blog because they are authors and want to spread the word about their books or have shops and they want to sell their goods or they have a significant message to get out to the world – but if you want to keep things FUN – blog because you WANT to.    The other piece of advice would be the old saying “if you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all” – there is TOO MUCH HATE in the world so don’t help spread it.   John Lennon said it best – “All We Need Is Love”…………

Thanks again Mom!!!   Thanks again to Hemingway and Steinbeck – if you don’t know these two guys, you should.   Please visit them and enjoy as much as I do the FUN of watching Steinbeck drive Hemingway crazy just like any little “kid” would do.   Besides – Steinbeck is a GINGER and you know how much fun we GINGERS are!

See you all tomorrow for BACON CATURDAY!

Don’t mind me – I’m just hanging around watching Mom with laser eyes!!!

Love, Teddy

It’s Double Up Day!

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Thankful Thursday and Poetic Challenge ALL IN ONE!

First up – let’s talk about being THANKFUL!    Every Thursday the blogosphere shares with each other some of the things that we are THANKFUL for – new things, old things, doesn’t matter – most of us have things we truly are thankful for and we’re no exception here at One Spoiled Cat!    Thank you Brian for hosting this wonderful Blog Hop – if you want to join in – click his badge and visit him to use the LINK tool and you’re IN!

Mom is thankful that Angel Sammy sent me to his old shelter so my Mom and Dad would find me – I’m thankful HE did that and that THEY found me!   Those are BIG thankfuls for me.   Angel Sammy is thankful that when he arrived at the Rainbow Bridge it was everything he thought it would be and more.   He has US here if he needs us and he has all his Angel friends THERE if he needs them and to do good works with since Angels work hard every day.   Mom is thankful for many MANY things…….to have her health again, to be ALIVE and about to have her 70th birthday, to be married to my Dad for 27 years in a couple of weeks, to have ME (tee hee), to have a comfortable home and all the things she wants or needs……….fortunate?  We all are.   We’re THANKFUL.

I also received a BLOG AWARD from some friends this week but I’m going to write about that and follow the “rules” for the award in another post – but until then, we want to THANK our friends Hemingway and Steinbeck  for nominating us for this award!    You two are such good buddies and pals.

The second part of my blog post today is one I do WITH my Angel brother Sammy.     This is the THIRD TIME to go through the alphabet here on the blog – can you believe it?   We’re chugging our way through and have made it to the letter “J”…………….As you all know, Angel Sammy transmits HIS poem to me via his laptop computer and the Rainbow Wi-Fi link every Wednesday night so I can post it for you every Thursday morning!    His way of keeping in touch with us all!

Here’s what I got from him last night:

Greetings From Paradise !

Hello Friends!   Oh how I look forward to Thursday of every week so we can share our poetry with each other………….I write mine from my vantage point of the Rainbow Bridge, and you write yours from wherever you are………..and we enjoy each other’s thoughts.   Remember if you decide to write a poem you can post it HERE in our blog comments OR you can give us in comments your blog link where we can zip off to read your words!   Poems do not have to rhyme…….poems are thoughts we put together for the purpose of sharing and putting what we think or feel into words.  

We are up to the letter “J” and I gave you four prompt words that you could choose to use one or more of but you can write about ANYTHING starting with the letter “J” !!!    These were the prompts I gave you last week if you needed an inspiration:

(1) JUICY (2) JUMP (3) JUNGLE (4) JEALOUS

I’m using one of my prompts from last week – the word “JUNGLE”!

“JUNGLE”

By Angel Sammy Kimmell, August 16, 2017

Cats all share one special feature

An “inner” soul of a fierce, wild creature!

Pretending we are stalking dangerous prey

We practice hard almost every day!

Among the houseplants or gardens we bungle

Pretending we’re tigers in our own private jungle

We sneak up on toys, food bowls or your TOES

Where we’ll attack nobody knows!

Our jungle can be among furniture or on beds

Or the blankets, sheets and pillows where you put your heads!

As long as we THINK that we cannot be seen

We stalk and have fun and try not to be MEAN

Our inner wild animal comes out as we play

Then we tuck it back inside to let loose the next day!

 

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Now it’s YOUR turn!   Write a poem – trust me – you will feel good sharing a thought or idea or feeling…………I do it every Thursday with all of you – give it a try!    Now for NEXT week’s prompt words which might jump start your thoughts for a poem!  

(1) KISS  (2) KEY  (3) KING  (4) KINDLE

Good luck my friends and I’ll look forward to seeing you NEXT Thursday for Thoroughly Poetic Thursday with ME!!

I will love you all FOREVER, Angel Sammy

Thank you dear brother………………we’ll look forward to next Thursday and in the meantime everyone – why not take Angel Sammy’s suggestion and WRITE A POEM !!

Hugs, Teddy

Teaser Tell All

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Let’s Tell It ALLLL!

Oh yes indeed let’s “GIVE IT UP” !!    Yesterday’s Teaser adventure was interesting wasn’t it?    Lots of good sleuthing going on out there……………people were looking at the architecture and figuring out a whole lot including where in the world that kind of structure might be located!   FUN huh?

I think we’ll start off today by letting you know that the Teaser Photo was from our friend Miss Steph and her kitty Gracie HERE.   It was a photo that a friend of theirs took on her travels around the globe and we THANK her for it!    This is for you Miss Steph:

For Stephanie and Gracie for Teaser of 8/15/17

Before we get into “who won what” let’s show you the Teaser photos AGAIN then let you know where they were taken shall we?

Oh good – if you’re happy then I’m happy.

This my friends is the sleepy town of Chisinau where the beautiful Capriana Monastery complex is located in the Country/Republic of MOLDOVA!    This particular building is the “Winter Church of Saint George” which was built in the 20th century but other structures on the property date back to the 1400s.   I must say that at some point in their past, Moldova WAS in fact part of Romania but is not currently.    It’s on its’ own and wants to stay that way (!!).    We are embarrassed to say that we didn’t know there was a MOLDOVA.    Anyway, really interesting Teaser this week right?

NOW – WHO WINS WHAT??????

Our FIRST COMMENTER yesterday was the irrepressible and ever eager (and always awake!) Da Phenny from Brittany, France and he and his Mom commented in the first sixty seconds after we went LIVE this morning.   This is for you!

For Phenny on August 15, 2017

Next up – FIRST RIGHT GUESSER…………….now we had a bit of an interesting situation with this – why?   Phenny and his Mom guessed the correct building and city but said Romania!    They were just so darn close but not RIGHT……………..we’re giving them a little something anyway!

For Da Phenny on August 15, 2017 !

And Miss Csilla who is also quite a Teaser Expert and posted several ideas about the Teaser before she gave us her GUESS – was TOTALLY right about Moldova so she is technically our FIRST RIGHT GUESSER!

For Csilla, August 15, 2017

There were a few others who guessed correctly AFTER Csilla…………..if you were one of them, then this next one is YOURS!

For Teaser of August 15, 2017

HOWEVER, if you were WRONG………….and there were a pile of you who were (thanks for trying ANYWAY!)………..you get a GREENIE!

Now I do believe our little Holy Terror (oops…….I mean SWEET CHEERLEADER) Suzie has a bit of a cheer for you winners today!    Come on down Suzie!!

The Teaser sure was tough
Made Teaser Day too rough!
But through all the gloom and doom
Two bright lights filled the room!
Da Phenny was close as could be
BUT not quite right I’m afraid was he
Then Csilla chimed in and was RIGHT
The competition was tight!
She was the First Right Guesser
So give her the award Professor!
Oh before I forget
Da Phenny scored another hit
He was FIRST to comment on the blog
He’s got fast paws for a dog!
A successful Teaser this week
Next week a new Teaser we’ll seek!!!

Thank you SuzieQ!   I think your cheer rounded out the day quite nicely……………………Students – you all did very well this week on what I considered to be a TOUGHIE indeed!

NO NO!!!  Don’t be SAD – be PROUD!

Next week it will be a new chance for everyone to take a whack at guessing yet another fabulous photo!    If you’d like to send us a Teaser photo you think will fool the classroom – please do!  Just email my Mom with it and we’ll use it one of these Tuesdays.

Where in the world will we go next week??????

Professor Angel Sammy – at your service! 

See you next Tuesday!

 

 

 

Sunday Selfie Hop

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Happy Sunday!  Let’s HOP!

It’s Sunday and you know what that means……….time to join the crew at The Cat On My Head for another selfie blog hop!    We can show off ourselves all across the blogosphere any old time but on Sunday we do this thing where we are THE STARS – we are the CENTER ATTRACTION………cool huh?  If you want to play along with us, click on the badge above and go to The Cat On My Head, use the LINKY tool and you’re IN with the rest of us!

This week Mom used Lunapic to jazz me up a bit – I love this spot on her studio couch and hang out there almost every day while she’s pounding away on her computer keyboard.   Between my blog, Cat Scouts, email and Facebook she’s on it a LOT.   I’m not too happy about that but at least I can keep her company on the studio couch!   I do like this effect though from Lunapic – it’s called GAUGUIN and it makes for a rather snazzy “painting” of me don’t you think?

Mom says I’m a work of art even without this effect………….I’m not sure if that’s a GOOD thing or a bad thing!    All I know is I’m happy……………and that’s definitely a GOOD THING!

Happy Sunday 

See You At THE HOP!  

Love, Teddy

 

Friendly Fill-In Friday

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Fill-In The Sentence Day!

It’s Friday which means we are joining the co-hosted Friendly Fill-Ins!   McGuffy’s Reader and 15 and Meowing have Friday reserved for this FUN sentence fill-in game we play.   They each contribute TWO sentences with blanks and we fill ’em up!   Would you like to play along?   Just click the badge and go to McGuffy’s – use the linky tool and join in the fun!

Today’s sentences are filled in by my Mom………..her fill-ins are in GREEN!

1. Blind dates sometimes work!    My hubby was a blind date and just look at us now 27 years later!.
2. Fifty years ago, I got my first cat – when I moved into my first apartment and I’ve had cats ever since.

3. I admire people who will TRY something before saying “I can’t do that” because it’s a GREAT way to learn something NEW.

4. Reading makes me think about things I probably would never have thought about before.

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Thanks Mom!   You did brilliantly………better than me………….I don’t know what a blind date is for one thing!!!!

Now if you’re all finished Mom, let’s turn off the computer and NAP!

Love, Teddy

 

Thankful and Thoroughly Poetic Thursday

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Yay!  It’s 2-For-1 Day!

First up in our two posts in one day is our friend Brian’s Thankful Thursday……………even though all of us are thankful every day, we set aside Thursday to SHARE what we’re thankful for by hooking up to Brian’s Blog Hop – just click his badge above and you will go there right away then use the LINKY tool to “hook up” !!

I want to say that today I’m particularly THANKFUL for my Mom.   Why?   Well, this whole week I’m “away” at Cat Scouts (online of course) and we’re at Yosemite at Summer Camp.   We’ve had TWO craft projects to complete and Mom of course did them for me since unlike my brother Angel Sammy, I don’t have thumbs!    One was making a special hat and the other actually was something for Scout Moms.   It’s an infinity scarf but we had to paint it and it’s drying so I can’t show you that but I CAN show you the cool hat she made from the instructions we got – she had to sew it by hand.  I think she did a SWELL job and I am so THANKFUL!

YAY MOM!   Thanks for helping me at Cat Scouts.   We have so much fun – she’s going to try to get a photo of me wearing the cap (hahahahahaha good luck with that!)………Interested in joining Cat Scouts?  Just go HERE to register.   Tell them Angel Sammy and Teddy sent ya!

Now on to part #2 of the blog today which was sent to me LAST NIGHT in an email from my Angel brother Sammy………………..here’s what he sent!

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Hello from the Rainbow Bridge my friends!

Today is my Thoroughly Poetic Thursday poetry day………………my challenge to you is to make it for the THIRD TIME through the alphabet with a poem each week using the NEXT letter of the alphabet.    We are up to the letter “I” – can you believe it?    We’re working our way through!    Anyone can write a poem – so why not you – go ahead – poetry doesn’t even have to RHYME to have a theme and a meaning so if you’d like to join us, please do!   

The way we do this is you are free to write a poem about ANYTHING AT ALL that begins with the letter “I” – OR, you could use one or more of the prompt words I give you every Thursday to use for the following week.    Last week I gave you four “I” prompts that you could use if you want:

(1) IMAGINE (2) IDIOT (3) IRON (4) ICKY

Those were kind of tough prompts but I just bet you came up with something INTERESTING (say – that word starts with an “I”!) for your poem this week.    Here’s MINE:

“I”

“Imagine”

By Angel Sammy Kimmell, 8/9/17

Imagine a place where peace abounds

Endless flowers adorn beautiful grounds

Endless blue in the sky up above

Never a bad thought, just boundless LOVE

Imagine a cloud so soft and secure

A bed for an angel, with dreams that are pure

Imagine being healthy, and young, and revived

You just left one existence but your “self” survived

Your wings lift you up and you fly with such ease

You may visit your family and friends if you please

We have gone from your touch, but we’re with you still

One day we will see you as you come up the hill

Arrive at the Bridge and we run to your side

The love we have held like a rushing tide

We welcome you home – we’re together at last

A reunion so sweet, like mere seconds have passed……….

 

Yes I’ve written about the Bridge again………….I suppose it’s just natural for me to do that because after all – I’m HERE!    It really is a wonderful place and those of us who are here will be waiting for you – our beloved humans – until you are able to join us.   Meanwhile, look for us in your dreams………..or in the clouds on a clear day……….or at the end of the RAINBOW!

Your prompt words next week if you wish to use one will be:

(1) Juicy (2) Jump (3) Jungle (4) Jealous

See you next week!  

Love, Angel Sammy

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Thank you for your poem this week Angel Sammy.  One day – hopefully a long time from now, I will join you at the Bridge – what a TIME we will have!!!   Then Mom and Dad will make their way there and we will be together again.

I hope if you have written a poem you will either post your poem in our comments here, OR in comments give us the link to your blog so we can visit you and read your MASTERPIECE!!!!!    Make sure and visit us on Poetry Thursday next week……………..we’ll look for you!!

APAWS APAWS FOR POETRY!

Love, Teddy

 

 

Teaser Tell All

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Yes it is!!!!!  

Alright everyone……………come on in and have a seat and I’ll give you all the details on yesterday’s Teaser!    I know you’re just dying to hear who won what.

Let’s start with a great big hand for Miss Dingleberry’s cafeteria crew who put together some absolutely FAB foot long subs for us yesterday – what a gal she is!

I can hardly wait for next week to see what delights we get from Ding Dong School cafeteria.

Shall we talk Teaser now?    Lets!    First of all, let’s thank our Guest Teaser………………here’s her photo that she submitted to us:

Thanks to our friend Miss Stephanie from GabbyGracie for sending in this beautiful photo of St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia!

For Stephanie and Gracie for Teaser of 8/8/17

We had a DOUBLE WINNER this Tuesday too!!!   That doesn’t happen often but it happened yesterday and this person got TWO badges – the FIRST COMMENTER and the FIRST RIGHT GUESSER!    Well done – Well done to who?   I’ll tell you who:

Csilla of Kolytyi, that’s who!

For Csilla on 8/8/17

For Csilla on 8/8/17

Congratulations!

Also a whole bunch of you ALSO guessed St. Isaac’s but you weren’t FIRST – you were just RIGHT GUESSERS and you all win this:

For Teaser of 8/8/2017

Congratulations to all of you too!

Now should you have been in the pool of peeps who made a guess but were wrong – you know you still get a little “sumthin-sumthin” from us and that is one of these:

For Teaser of 8/8/17

I do believe our stalwart cheerleader SuzieQ intends to immortalize our winner today with a bit of a cheer…………hopefully it doesn’t encourage you to play hooky like her cheer from yesterday did!

What rhymes with Csilla?
How about gorilla?
No that’s not gonna be good
Sounds like a name from the ‘hood!
She’s smart and she’s quick
Faster than a mouse click!
She got TWO badges this week
That takes a lot of “cheek” !
Congratulations to her and all the rest
All of our guessers did their best!
The profs said I had to clean up my cheers
Guess that means I can’t invite Csilla for a beer!
I’ll see you next week in geography class
And no matter what the Profs say – I’ll bring all my SASS!

 

OK Suzie – our students and visitors love your cheers no matter how questionable they are from time to time……………….so we’ll see you next week!    Bring on the sass!

We want a HAPPY class!

See you in class next week!  

THE PROFS

 

Tuesday Teaser

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Ringy Ding Dong!

Better hurry up and get your seats students! I’m taking names of you SLOW ones!

Glad you could make it………………now before you get TOO comfy, remember to COMMENT on this post because if you are the FIRST COMMENTER today (or even if you are ONE of the first in the first sixty seconds) you get a badge!   WOO HOO!   GO ON – HURRY UP!

Can I take a snooze while they’re gone???

OK class – now you can settle down – tomorrow we’ll let you know WHO was fast on the draw and got the FIRST COMMENT in!   For now though, let’s buckle up and get ready to see today’s TEASER PHOTO shall we??

Let me go over the rules first:

  1. In order to be the FIRST RIGHT GUESSER you must guess the CITY/VILLAGE/TOWN as well as the STATE (if in USA) or COUNTRY (if not in USA) where the photo was taken.
  2. Since it’s SO DARN EASY to just use Google Image Search – resist the temptation to do so – let your BRAIN do all the work – it’s more of a challenge that way!!   Figure it out without help!

That’s it – so now that we have that straight, let’s see if our dear Suzie would like to PUMP UP THE VOLUME and give you a Teaser Cheer to get the creative juices flowing.

Hope you weren’t late
Never hesitate
Sarge likes to YELL
And ring the school bell
So let’s get to guessing
Hope you read your lessons!
I think this one is TOUGH
Might make you feel real ROUGH
Just give it all you got
Or your brain might go to rot!
Pinky Panky Pookie
Let’s Play HOOKY !

 

Uh…..thanks Suzie – that was inspiring other than when you encouraged class to play hooky.    Now Mr. Security Dood/Briefcase Man will bring in today’s PHOTO and we’ll let the GUESSING BEGIN!!!!!

Here’s this week’s photo Professor!

(some areas have been blacked out to remove clues!!)

 

Alright students – it’s up to you now………………if you are the FIRST RIGHT GUESSER today you will win this:

If you guess RIGHT but you’re not FIRST you get this:

If you guess INCORRECTLY but tried your bestest, then you get this:

AND for the one or ones who were FIRST COMMENTER today?    You will win this:

 

Now I promised you that Miss Dingleberry would have some sort of special SOMETHING for all of you before you head out for recess today…………..eating well makes your brain work better you know……..so make sure and have some lunch before you play on the monkey bars or swing on the swings OK?

WHAT CAFETERIA TREATS DID YOU MAKE FOR US TODAY MISS D???

Me and the staff made you all FOOT LONG sandwiches today…..aren’t we SWELL to go to all that trouble for you students????

 

Turkey Sub

Tuna sub

Steak and cheese sub

Deli meat sub

 

Fruit juices for drinks – no sugary, ooey gooey junk like you drink at home – this is the GOOD STUFF!

Thank You Miss Dingleberry!!!! 

No butting in line – everybody gets to choose one sub!

Is it OK if I have a sub too Angel Sammy – I mean Professor Sammy???

OF COURSE!  I’m having one too! 

See you all here in class tomorrow for the TELL ALL!

THE PROFESSORS

 

Pre-Tease Monday

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Yes it sure is!!   Welcome to class kids!

Today is the day we spend in class getting READY for the Teaser photo which will pop up tomorrow.   As of this moment in time, I don’t know if it will be a GUEST TEASER or a MOM TEASER so hang onto your hats – it could be anything.    One thing is FOR SURE though – you won’t know when the post will appear in your inbox.   It will come at a SURPRISE time.   Be alert.

The first person who comments on tomorrow’s blog is a winner – easy – they will get a special FIRST COMMENTER badge to show off to the universe!

Then of course it’s up to all of you to figure out WHERE the Teaser photo was taken and you already know that you have to guess the right TOWN/CITY/VILLAGE as well as the right STATE or COUNTRY depending on whether it’s in the USA or not!   SO, today is STUDY DAY………….it’s also “pump you up” day because our Teaser Cheerleader Suzie usually gives all of you some INSPIRATION with one of her famous (infamous?) cheers.    Suzie?  Are you ready?

Of course I’m ready
I’m always steady
I’ll shake my booty
And shout “ROOTY TOOTY”!
Last week we had an easy teaser
Lots of badges awarded – a real crowd pleaser!
This week might be a bit more rough
So buckle up – this might be tough
Study up tonight no parties allowed
Tomorrow let’s have an AWAKE class crowd!

Thanks Suzie – I’m sure everyone feels inspired now to show up tomorrow with their BRAIN batteries charged and ready to go!

Uhoh…….batteries overcharged maybe?

SO, we Professors will see you here bright and early or medium early or late early or WHENEVER the post goes live.    Sarge will be at the door to welcome you tomorrow!

Welcome you little rugrats!

Not sure if Miss Dingleberry has food plans for tomorrow but there’s always hope that she will come through again with some exciting goodie or another!    Meanwhile, class is DISMISSED for recess!

….zzzzzzz….

WAKE UP BARNEY!   TIME FOR RECESS!

Professor Angel Sammy and Assistant Prof Ted

Bacon’s Shopping Around The World!

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Huh?  Doesn’t Bacon Do “Shopping” ??

The answer is YES he normally does but he and his Mom are up to their eyebrows (do pigs have eyebrows???) for the next couple of months and WE are going to take care of “Shopping Around The World” for them for August and September!

This is your “EARLY” notice that this month’s “Shopping” post will be on August 31st – that’s right – the end of the month of August AND for this month we’re going to do:

Favorite Snacks!

Yep – we all sit in front of the tube and watch movies or just some mindless TV from time to time right?   Microwave some popcorn or SOMETHING to nibble on………….but do you ever make something kind of different?   Plate full of delish cheeses or some kind of chips and dip combo or maybe some yummy spreadable on toast?   Oh sure you do!   Well, share your favorite snack recipe with us this month.   GIVE IT UP – share and share alike.    All you have to do is tell us what your favorite snackable is, how do you make it, what do the items that go into the recipe cost and show us a photo of your final masterpiece.   Then LINK to our pal Bacon’s PIGLOVE blog and that’s that!   Easy Peasy!    It’s fun to see what stuff costs in different places in the world……AND we get some cool recipes out of reading everyone’s posts too…………….FUN…………………….

I’ll remind you a week before but put it on your calendar NOW while you’re thinking about it……………..favorite snack for this month’s Shopping Around The World post.

Let’s SNACK!   

Love, Teddy