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Pre-Teasing AND A Reminder……….

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Let The Pre-Teasing BEGIN!

Yes indeedy – time for Pre-Tease Class to begin……..are you all settled in your seats?

YESSIR!

Assistant Prof Teddy and I want to get you all prepared for tomorrow’s Teaser challenge – it’s going to be a toughie I think but you know and I know that when I say that – usually someone gets it in the first five minutes (!!) – so just be aware that it MIGHT be tough for some.    Here are the rules of the game:

  1.   Don’t resort to GOOGLE IMAGE SEARCH……why?   Well, because it’s a whole lot more fun if nobody uses the easy way out and everybody uses their BRAINS to figure it out that’s why!
  2.   To win, you have to guess the correct TOWN/CITY/VILLAGE as well as the correct State (if USA) or Country (if not USA)!

See?  Not a lot of rules – just don’t cheat and be complete.   Say – that sounds like a “jingle” !

“Don’t Cheat And Be Complete”

HAHAHA…..I like it!

The other thing to remember is that whoever is the first to make a comment of any kind on tomorrow’s Teaser post will win a FIRST COMMENTER BADGE!   This one in fact:

Then of course you might be lucky enough to be the FIRST RIGHT GUESSER, or a RIGHT GUESSER, or even if you’re wrong you get a GREENIE for your time and trouble!

Now last week if you recall, Csilla received TWO awards – she was FIRST COMMENTER and FIRST RIGHT GUESSER………………..you wouldn’t want her to win AGAIN this week right?   So be on the ball………and while you do NOT know when the post will go live (because it’s never the same time from week to week!) you can keep an eye or an ear on your computer or phone or pad or WHATEVA!    So you could conceivably WIN something!    WOO HOO!

Alright, alright…..calm down….whatever you do don’t lose control!

Now for a little extra inspiration this morning, how about a little dose of SUZIE?   Sometimes it’s just what the doctor ordered (or should I say psychiatrist?!) !

A cheery good morning
Then comes the Teaser with no warning!
No time to even think
Or make yourself a drink
Just go with your gut feeling
Though your brain may be reeling
Have some caffeine to be alert
Wake up slowly so it doesn’t hurt!
Then come here and do your best
Get here first before the rest
A special cheer I’ll do for the winner
Maybe Miss D will make you dinner?
See you tomorrow bright and early
I’ll be here looking cute and GIRLY!

Alright Suzie!   I’m sure all of our students will be here working hard to figure things out tomorrow……………….getting a special cheer on TEASER TELL ALL Wednesday because they were FIRST just has to be terribly tempting for everyone.

I’m also told that in fact Miss Dingleberry is going to be bringing cookies and milk from the cafeteria for all of us tomorrow.   Home baked cookies and nice COLD milk.    Can’t beat that with a stick right?

Don’t worry – we’ll have plenty of napkins handy.

Assistant Prof Teddy and I will see you tomorrow Class!

NOW FOR A REMINDER!!!!

As you probably remember, this month AND in September as well, Angel Sammy and I are hosting Shopping Around The World for Bacon and his Mom.   They are up to their eyeballs with “stuff” and need a “time out” from the shopping fun so asked us to fill in!

We invite you to join us on THURSDAY, AUGUST 31st for SHOPPING AROUND THE WORLD – right here on our blog – but you will still LINK to Bacon’s blog HERE.     What is the theme for this month????

SNACKS!  

What does that mean?   It means when you want a little something different than ripping open a bag of chips at night as you watch TV or even if people stop by unexpectedly and you need to make something yummy and QUICK – WHAT IS THAT??????   A special dip?   A plate of gourmet cheeses?   Whacked up fruit with some kind of sweet yogurt/honey sauce?   Yep – watching TV with a bag of chips on your tummy is fine and dandy (and Mom and Dad do that too sometimes!) but then there’s other times when that just doesn’t “MAKE IT”……….so please share your recipe for a special snack you like OK?    If you can show us a photo of it – GRAND…………but one thing we ask you ALL to do is tell us what this fabulous snack of yours COSTS to make?   Tell us the recipe with ingredients and the cost of each thing.    It’s a “SHOW AND TELL OF FOOD” !!!    So I’ll see you Friday right???

See you in the grocery store aisles!!

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!

♥♥

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

 

 

Tuesday Teaser

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Time For Class!  

 

Time for us to settle down and enjoy learning about some other part of the world – a place we may never have been – a place we’d LIKE to visit one day maybe.   Who knows?!

BUT – before we do that – hurry up and comment on this post so you MIGHT be the FIRST COMMENTER………you know you want a badge right?

If you are the first to comment on this blog this morning this is what you will get!

MOVE IT, MOVE IT, MOVE IT!

Don’t keep Sarge waiting!!!!    Alright – have you commented?  Good………now let’s get going with the REAL DEAL here which is taking a peek at this week’s Guest Teaser photo.

The whole idea is for you to examine the photo and make an educated (or uneducated as the case may be!) guess as to WHERE our Guest took this photo – what town/city/village and what state (if in USA) or country (if outside of USA) they captured this VIEW with their camera.   Got it?    Good because you have to tell us the whole deal to win the coveted badge for FIRST RIGHT GUESSER (or if you’re not first, a RIGHT GUESSER badge).

Before we show you the photo would you like to have a bit of a visit from our little ray of sunshine (or raincloud as the mood takes her) SuzieQ, the official Teaser Cheerleader to the STARS????????

I’m your Teaser cutie
You bet your big patootie
I cheer to keep you happy
Although the cheers are sappy
If you happen to be RIGHT
I’ll cheer with all my might!
If you happen to be wrong
I’ll sing you a SOB SONG
But one thing is for real
Winning a badge is a big deal
Now c’mon and take a peek!
Be our BIG geography geek!!!!

 

Thanks Suzie…………..I’m sure everyone wants to be our geography geek……and heaven knows we don’t want you to have to sing a sob song either!!!     Remember too class that our fabulous Suzie has been treating those who are WINNERS to a cheer including their names!   A personalized cheer from Suzie – now that’s incentive right???????????

Well maybe…….

OK – shall we ask our security guard/state trooper/forest ranger/crossing guard/hall monitor guy to bring in the photo he’s been watching over for a week?

Here’s this week’s photo Professor!

Where was this photo taken????????????????   Step right up and make your guess……………..if you happen to be the FIRST to guess correctly, you will win this:

If you are right but aren’t FIRST to be right you get this:

If you are WRONG – yes even if you are WRONG (!!) – you still get a badge……………a fabulous GREENIE:

For Teaser of July 11, 2017

SO, get to work class………………..and if you are REALLY BOLD, you will not use Google Image Search to find the photo somewhere in internet land – you will just try to figure it out by staring at the photo and seeing if you can DO IT !   OK???   Alright!

GOOD LUCK!

Now, to give you energy to get the job done, Miss Dingleberry has decided to have another PIZZA EXTRAVAGANZA – like we had before – AND this time you can have a piece of all of them or two or them or four of them or WHATEVER – no limit – just try not to throw it all up on the slides and swingsets out in the playground on recess OK????    Sarge would NOT be happy!

Alright you hooligans, single file and no grabby hands!!

MMM….bacon cheeseburger!

Meatball pizza with cheese

LOADED!

Ham and pineapple!

Veggie

Pepperoni!

AND A NICE FRUIT SMOOTHIE!!!!!

See you all in class tomorrow at the regular time………………..

Prof Angel Sam and Assistant Prof Ted

Thankful and Thoroughly Poetic Thursday

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Double Duty Thursday!

Thankful Thursday with Brian and

Thoroughly Poetic Thursday with Angel Sam

First let’s talk about Brian’s Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.    All of us who want to share what we’re thankful for join in and link up and talk about thankfulness.    Click on his badge above and you can use the Linky tool and hook up too!     Today I have to say I’m very thankful that I have a nice cool house to live in – why?  Because we’re having days close to the 100s and that means HOT HOT HOT.   Makes me think of all those animals who don’t have a nice cool home and access to fresh water.   It’s sad isn’t it.   Makes us realize how GOOD we have it.

The second part of today’s blog belongs to my brother Angel Sammy……………it was his idea to begin writing poetry and sharing it on Thursdays and drawing everyone into the “game” by going through the alphabet each Thursday and write a poem about something starting with a letter of the alphabet.    This past year we started our third time through the alphabet but with a twist – this time you can either write a poem about ANYTHING starting with that week’s letter OR use one of Angel Sammy’s “prompt” words!     This week we’re doing the letter “E” and his prompts for that letter are:

(1) Earth  (2) Evil  (3) Escape  (4) Empty

Angel Sammy transmitted via his wi-fi connection at the Bridge the following for today’s Thoroughly Poetic Thursday!     If you wrote a poem and would like to share it, you can tell us you did and give us your blog link in my comments  OR you could even write your poem in my comments and we’ll be able to read it here…….either way, it’s fun to try your hand at writing a poem.  We hope you give it a try!     Here’s what I got from Angel Sammy overnight:

Hello My Friends!

Today is Thursday and it’s time for me to share the poem I wrote honoring the letter “E” as we upsh our way through the alphabet yet again!    I decided to use one of my prompt words – which one?  Well I chose the word EMPTY!

“E” is for “Empty”

by Angel Sammy Kimmell, July 12, 2017

Empty means there’s nothing there

It’s gone, it’s finished, nothing to spare

There’s empty words, empty brains (!) and empty hearts

Empty gas tanks, food bowls, and grocery carts!

NEVER empty was the cat food shelf in our kitchen

Even though brands of food I was constantly switching!

Empty means nothing there and that was NOT me

I lived my life on FULL and happy as could be

And that’s what I wish for you, that you’re FULL of love like me. 

♥♥♥

Before I go, let me give you NEXT week’s prompt words – remember you don’t have to use one of these words – you can write a poem about ANYTHING starting with the letter “F” OK?    My suggested prompts are:

(1)  Feast  (2) Frog  (3)  Frosty  (4) Family

Be Happy!   Hugs, Angel Sammy

Thank you Angel Sammy………….I’ll look forward to seeing what you come up with for next week…………AND now I think I’ll see if anyone has left a poem in our comments today OR a link to their poem on their own blog!!!!

But first a need a nap……tee hee………Love, Teddy

 

 

Thanks Angel Sammy for sending me this poem – I’ve printed it out and tacked it up above my bed to remind me to never get EMPTY and to always stay FULL!!

Now if you’d like to know what

Tuesday Tease Time

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Time For School!

Shall we begin class?   Good – in that case, hurry up and COMMENT – yes – COMMENT on this blog right now so you can be the FIRST to leave a comment and win this:

If you are FIRST or one of the FIRST in the FIRST sixty seconds we are LIVE with this blog, you win that lovely half-asleep yellow-faced smilie guy you can put on your blog or Facebook page or on the bathroom wall or WHATEVER you want to do with it!    Go on – comment then hurry back………..

tick tock tick tock

Alright – time’s up – now we get down to the REAL business here – and that’s looking at today’s Teaser photo and taking a STAB at guessing it correctly…………..remember in order to be the FIRST RIGHT GUESSER or even a RIGHT GUESSER you must guess the town/city/location/village AND the state (if USA) or country (if not USA) the photo was taken in – OK?   Got it?   Are you sure?   Pawsitive?   We know you could use Google Image Search to figure this out EASY PEASY but be a sport – see if you can figure it out just by studying the photo!!!!   More of a challenge right???

Yes Professor, let’s GO FOR IT!!!! I’m ready!

Shall we see if SuzieQ is ready to cheer?    Oh yeah – let’s!   What’s Teaser Tuesday without hearing from our fabulous Teaser Cheerleader ???!!

Today’s the day you get to guess
Show the world that you’re smarter than the rest
Give the Teaser a close look
Or you could cheat with your geography book (haha)
What is this place on the bulletin board?
Does it look familiar? Does it strike a chord?
Well hurry up and guess if you think you know it
Cuz someone else might guess as soon as we show it!
You want a badge that isn’t GREEN?
Then you’d better guess before I SCREAM!

Thanks Suzie!  You’re certainly coming back with a vengeance aren’t you?!      Let’s have our resident Forest Ranger/FBI Man/Armed Guard/Security Dood bring in the TEASER photo which has been under lock and key since we received it from our SOURCE for the Teaser this week!

Here’s this week’s photo Professor!

If you are the first to GUESS correctly, you will win this:

If you are RIGHT with your guess but aren’t the FIRST to be right, you win this:

If you blow it big time with your guess, even though you’re WRONG, you tried, so you get one of these:

FABULOUS deal right?   Totally………these badges are highly collectible (we just like to say that to make us sound important).    One day they will probably go for huge amounts of money on eBay (or not).    So get guessing ASAP!    We’ll see you back here in class tomorrow……………………..then you’ll find out who won what AND who our Guest Teaser was!

Don’t be late for class!!

Angel Sammy I’m gonna take a nap until the Tell All……..see you tomorrow!

No problem Teddy, I’ll snooze too – then we’ll be READY for the Tell All!!!! …zzzzzz…..

Since the Professors nodded off, I’ll just say “see you tomorrow class!

Class Dismissed!

 

Tuesday Teaser

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Good Morning Class!

HAPPY  JULY  4 USA !

Here we are again dear class………….I see you all look wide awake and ready to have a go at the Teaser today but before we head down THAT road – remember to COMMENT on this post.   You may be the winner of one of our newly designed badges – the one for FIRST COMMENTER!    You may have to share that honor should others comment during the first 60 seconds here but hey – sharing isn’t so bad right?    Go on – hurry up – comment – then come right back for more torture fun in class today.

Wait!   Wait!  Don’t take a nap while your classmates are gone……..

WAKE UPPPPPPPP!

Thank you Sarge……………ok – looks like everyone is back from commenting.   Let’s resume.    Today we have a GUEST TEASER for you.   Is it a toughie?  I believe it is.   It’s also an “aerial shot” meaning you can’t really look at signage or license plates or some of the usual “hints” in photos.    Just give it your best shot – and if you can, resist the temptation to use “GOOGLE IMAGE SEARCH” to find out where this is – it’s SO much more fun to study the photo, the architecture or water nearby or other things that might be hints than to just locate a similar picture online in an image search.

If you make a guess remember in order to WIN First Right Guesser or Right Guesser badges you will need to say what city/town/village AND what country (if not USA) or state (if USA) the photo was taken in.    Clear?   Cool!

Before I continue I must say that Suzie called in sick today.    Yes I think she’s kind of embarrassed about her behavior yesterday when she told us about her date with the guy who runs the dog spa.   She DID promise to be here tomorrow though for the Tell All and a special TELL ALL CHEER for the winners………there’s THAT to look forward to.

Right now though, we have our “substitute cheerleader”, our own SARGE who will give us a cheer to pump you up for working on the Teaser photo – SARGE??

Trust me this ain’t easy
I’m getting kind of wheezy
Leapin’ and yellin’ and stuff
I’m feeling kinda rough
I think I hurt my back
Or I’m having a heart attack
So ‘scuze me while I STOP
Before my sweat pants POP!

Alright!  Let’s hear it for SARGE!!!!

Thank you Sarge for filling in – I’m sure Suzie will thank you in person tomorrow (or maybe not…..you know how she is!).

Let’s go ahead while you’re changing in the locker room and bring in our Camp Counselor/Forest Ranger/State Police/Security Guard guy with today’s TEASER photo and show it to you so you can start agonizing over it shall we?

Just so you know Professor Sammy, I sure won’t be a cheerleader sub for class! No way Jose’ ! Here’s the Teaser photo though…..

Study the photo class and give it your best shot!!!!  

We have brand new badges for the winners and we’ll hand them out in tomorrow’s TELL ALL!    Here’s a preview in case you missed them yesterday………..you know you want one of these right?

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Now for a surprise from Miss Dingleberry!

No grabbing and spilling!

 

Patriotic Millkshakes

Patriotic Smoothies

 

From Angel Professor Sammy (and Teddy too)

To enjoy an AMAZING slideshow with photos of many of our friends just watch the wonderful show Peaches and Paprika and their Mom Miss Carol put together!   

A Baconian Morning

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Good Morning From Baconia!

Things are quiet in the Land of Bacon – which is the purrrrfect way to start a Caturday if there ever was one right?    The Royal Cook has rustled up some goodies for all of us to enjoy to start our day off with the usual BANG!     Help yourself to the buffet then have a seat and nosh away on the delightful delights here in the palace of the King of Bacon-land!     There are mimosas and hot chocolate to top it all off…….

Now that you’ve piled up your plate – come and join me and Angel Sammy at the table !!!!

If you feel just a tad overloaded with bacon or breakfast (or both) you are welcome to help yourself to one of the many guest rooms in the Castle of Baconia!  

 

Trust me – these are comfy!

Have we started your day off with a SMILE???     Hope so.     Remember, we do this every Caturday in the Land of Baconia……………..at least as long as I’m KING we do!!!!!

Ahhh…it’s good to be King (Angel Sammy said so!)

Angel Sammy may be gone but he’s the Permanent President of CLUB BACON!  Help yourself to the badge to show you’re a fan!

Oh and IN CASE you haven’t heard…..today is Cat World Domination Day!   (at my house every day is……) This is a fabulous celebration started by Angel Sammy’s friend Sparkle and carried on in the tradition by Summer…….if you click her  badge below you can join in the fun at Summer’s blog!!

Cats RULE!!

Thankful and Thoroughly Poetic Thursday

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It’s Double Duty Day! 

Thankful Thursday and

Thoroughly Poetic Thursday

First let’s talk about being thankful – because we are – all of us!   I’m thankful to be here in this home with my two parents who love me and spoil me rotten (Sammy told me they would!) and they think they are lucky to have found me at the shelter where they found Sammy so long ago…….(what they don’t realize is that Sammy arranged that to happen on purpose!).    Also I’m thankful that Mom and Dad let me go for long walks on my leash where I can explore the whole big yard and woods……….I love digging in the mulch especially!    Tee Hee      Would you like to tell the world how thankful you are?    Then click the above badge and go to Brian’s blog where you can join in the THANKFUL hop – use his Linky Tool, enter your blog address, post about what you’re thankful for and THAT’S IT!

The other thing we do on Thursdays is let my Angel brother Sammy continue with something he did before he left for the Bridge last December – write poetry together!!!     We are on our THIRD go-thru of the alphabet now and this week’s letter is:

“B” !!  

Today you can write a poem about ANY word/thing that starts with the letter “B” OR you can use one of the prompt words that Angel Sammy gave us LAST Thursday for this week – what were they???

(1) Banana  (2) Bath  (3) Brave or (4) Balloon

Here’s the post Angel Sammy transmitted to me on my computer overnight!!!

Hello My Sweet Friends!  Greetings from the Rainbow Bridge!   I wrote my poem last night and sent it to Teddy to share with you today – I hope you wrote a “B” poem too!   Remember you can write about anything you want starting with a “B” or you can use one of my prompts.   I’m using the prompt “Bath”!

“Bath”

By Angel Sammy Kimmell 6-22-17

Some cats really love to get wet

But drinking from my bowl is as close as I’d get!

The first day I came to live in my house

When I was tiny – small as a mouse!

Mom said at the shelter I’d gotten quite stinky….

So she got baby shampoo and a cloth and put me in the sinky!

She washed me gently but I was VERY unhappy

She tried to clean me quickly and make it snappy!

She rinsed me off and sat with me on the floor

She kissed me and said that I was stinky no more!

A nice warm towel and Moms lap both felt good

I knew I’d landed in a GREAT neighborhood…….

That bath was the ONLY one that I ever had

I kept myself immaculate and never was bad

I kept my furs neat and clean as can be

Right up to the day that my soul was set free………

(p.s. we don’t need baths at the Bridge!!!!)

I hope all of you wrote a poem today to share with us – you can put it in the comments here on the blog OR give us the link to your “B” poem in my comments and we’ll follow you to read it!!    Next week we will do a “C” poem……………..you can write about ANYTHING starting with the letter “C” or you can use one of next week’s PROMPTS from me here at the Bridge – ready?   Here they are:

(1) Car  (2) Camera  (3) Cookie  (4) Carpet

OK?   I hope to see you next week – I’ll have another poem direct from the Rainbow Bridge for you and I hope you have something to share with all of us too!    Until then:

Love and Light From Angel Sammy

Thanks Angel Sammy…………..I like your poem.  Know what?   Even though Mom and Dad got me from the same shelter they did NOT give me a bath when they got me home that first day – I guess I wasn’t stinky!!!!

See You All Next Thursday!

Love, Teddy

 

 

Thankful and Thoroughly Poetic Thursday

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Thankful Thursday Time

(then we’ll be creatively poetic!)

Time again to join Brian’s “Thankful Thursday” blog hop – and you can too if you just click the badge above and use the LINKY tool when you arrive to add your blog link and SHARE!   Today I’m thankful for bunches of things………..I’m thankful that I have a COOL house to live in because it’s been unbelievably HOT around here and it makes me worry about all the animals that don’t have a home to be safe and cool in.   I know Angel Sammy is cool – he says it’s perfect temperature all the time at the Rainbow Bridge……!    We are lucky AND we are thankful.    I can stretch out in Mom’s office and enjoy the perfect temperature…………..

Being CUTE before I went over to my beat up kitty cube to snooze…..

In La La Land snoozing………

Now for Angel Sammy’s Thoroughly Poetic Thursday and today is the FIRST DAY so we will start the alphabet ALLLLLL over again for the THIRD time!    You have a choice of doing a poem about ANYTHING you pick which starts with the letter “A”, OR, using one of Angel Sammy’s prompt words to write your poem about for “A”.    The words he gave us last week are:

(1)  ANTS   (2)  ANGER  (3) APPLES  (4) ANKLES

Sammy decided to do a poem with one of the prompts and chose ANKLES!

“A”

Ankles

By Angel Sammy Kimmell, 6/15/17

When I was just a little kit

It’s Mommy’s ankles that took a hit

I’d wait for her to walk on by

Then leap and grab a leg in a flash of an eye!

I’d wrap my arms and hold on tight

Then bite her ankle with all my might!

I know it was mean but it sure was fun

Mom would usually laugh – THEN RUN!!!!

What is it about an ankle that’s hard to resist?

I’m just not sure but I will insist

That kitties deserve a good ankle bitey

To settle for less just wouldn’t be righty!

 

HAHA Angel Sammy – that was a good one………………..!!    I can’t wait to read everyone else’s poem today and you all can give us your blog link to your poem in our comments OR even compose and show off your poem in our comments…..but for heavens’ sake, give writing a poem a try because it’s GOOD for your creativity and FUN for us to read!

Angel Sammy gave me four prompt words for NEXT week’s poetry challenge which will be with the letter “B”………………remember you can do ANY “B” word for your poem or use one of his prompts – it doesn’t matter – just write!

(1)  BANANA (2)  BATH  (3)  BRAVE  (4)  BALLOON

Now, what’s tomorrow???

FRIENDLY FILL-IN FRIDAY with co-hosts 15andMeowing and McGuffy’s Reader…….see you then!

Angel Sammy and Teddy too…………….

 

Thankful and Thoroughly Poetic Thursday

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Thankful Thursday Hop With Brian

Joining up with Brian’s Thankful Thursday hop – and you can too if you click on the badge above, use the LINKY tool and put your blog link in.   We have a whole lot to be thankful for including all our wonderful friends………and it makes us remember not only are we lucky to have the friends we have NOW, but we were lucky to know some of the friends we have had who are no longer with us.   Most notably, the last two friends of ours who are now gone – Angel Nellie and Angel Flynn.   We miss both of them more than we are able to express.

(graphics above from Ann at Zoolatry)

Today we also celebrate Angel Sammy’s “Thoroughly Poetic Thursday” with a poem celebrating the letter “U”!   If you have a poem to share, you can write it in our COMMENTS or you can give us your blog link where we can find your own fabulous poem for “U” !

“U”

“Up”

By Angel Sammy Kimmell, May 4, 2017

Up and away the breeze will blow

Into the beyond where Angels go

Clouds awaiting up above

To carry the Angels in arms of love

Up is where we look to say our prayers

Our grief washes over us in darkest layers

But the light up above is bright and clear

Those who have gone are always near

Up and away one day we will fly

To join our sweet loved ones in the blink of an eye.

In honor of my friends……….(these are from Angel Sammy with Mom’s help)

Teddy here……………..my turn to say a little something.    I’m the new kid on the block but in my short time here I’ve not only learned a LOT about my Angel brother Sammy, but about all of his friends who are now MY friends.    Having both Flynn and Nellie leave so soon after I got to know and love them has been hard!    They were both such special members of our “family” in this community of blogging and I’m a little young and inexperienced in these things but I feel this heavy sadness in my heart – like my Mom says she has in hers.    We’ve tried to honor both Nellie and Flynn in our blog at their passing but words just don’t seem to come to express adequately how we feel.    I think my Mom is still struggling with losing Sammy and I know I have BIG PAWS to fill in regard to that believe me!

Anyway, we just want to say that we love all of you – and we love all of those who have gone before – and we know that they are with us every minute of every day but the heartache is sort of always there……..I’m learning fast how to love AND how to let go – it’s a lot for a little guy you know???

I love you all like I love my mousie!

Hugs, Teddy