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Pre-Tease Monday

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It’s Pre-Tease Monday!

Yeah – I just said that!   So it’s time to get you READY for tomorrow’s Tuesday Teaser.

If you are new to my Tuesday blog – every week we post a photo that is either one of OUR OWN photos from my Mom and Dad’s many trips, OR it’s a photo that was sent in to us by one of our adoring fans (tee hee) – that’s YOU!    If it’s not ours, we call it a GUEST TEASER – they are almost always tougher to guess.   You will take a look at the photo and give me your guess as to WHERE the photo was taken – what town/city/village as well as what state (if USA) or country (if not USA) – and you must have that information in your guess.

So now you’re ready for tomorrow right?   No?   Not quite?   Purrrrrhaps if we ask our Teaser Cheerleader SuzieQ to give you a cheer it will put you IN THE MOOD????

Bingo Bango Bavaria
Don’t dare give me malaria!
If you breathe on me and make me sick
I’ll smack you with a great big stick!
What’s that got to do with teasing?
Some weirdos find pain pleasing…..
I’m getting a bit off-track
Professor Sammy might give me a smack…..
Just let me say I’ll be waiting
For you to guess then we’ll be celebrating!
We’ll go have some mojitos
And several pounds of yummy doritos!
I’ll see you Tuesday RIGHT HERE
And I’ll be doing another swell cheer!

Thanks Suzie – no doubt everyone is FIRED UP now……………………….Class, please also remember that the Teaser photo blog post will NOT BE popping up in your inbox at the same time as we ALWAYS publish this blog.    It will be at a SURPRISE TIME…….you’ll never know WHEN………so stand by……….you may want to put your pillow by your computer so you’ll be READY when the email notice arrives!    Gotta be ALERT to win around here!

Remember the early bird catches the worm!  

YOU ALL HEAR THAT??? BE READY! OR ELSE….

Professor Sammy, Sarge scared me and now I have to go to the litterbox!

Go ahead Bobby – hurry back though.

Nice to use the litterbox without SARGE timing me!

So I’ll see everyone here tomorrow at some surprise time…………….remember whoever COMMENTS first on tomorrow’s Teaser post will win this:

Then there are other prizes for FIRST RIGHT GUESSER, RIGHT GUESSER BUT NOT FIRST and of course WRONG GUESSER (or as we call it, the ever popular GREENIE!).

See you tomorrow kids! 

Professor Angel Sammy and Assistant Professor Teddy

Tuesday Teaser

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Shall We??  

YES let’s go for it and have some fun with this week’s Tuesday Teaser here in our Geography class!    Please remember the FIRST PERSON to comment on this post this morning will be our FIRST COMMENTER and will win a badge – this one in fact:

………..so hurry up and comment!!

Is everybody ready to begin class?   Sarge are all the students behaving to your satisfaction there in the back row where we usually have a little monkey business going on????

Well I did have a little problem with one student but I think he’s under control now Professor Sam!

Alright then we’ll move on.    This week’s Teaser is from a Guest.   It’s what I would call a FUN Teaser…………..I hope you agree.   Remember please that I need to know in what town/city/village and what state (if USA) or country (if not USA) you believe the photo was taken.    So be careful when you make a guess because I will need to know that information for your guess to be counted.

Let’s see if our SuzieQ can whip you all into a frenzy so you’ll be ready to guess………………….!

Here I be
Cute little me
Screaming myself silly
For every Frank and Billy!
Before you make a guess
I really must confess
I peeked at the Prof’s class notes
So let’s all take a vote –
Should I tell you all the scoop?
Make the Prof look like a poop?
No I’ll leave it up to YOU
And now my cheer is through
C’mon and be the FIRST
Or I’ll make you eat liverwurst!

Now that’s a threat that should put the entire class to work figuring this one out Suzie!   Good job…………………now Mr. Silver Briefcase could you please post the photo for us?

Yes sir….here’s today’s challenge!

Where was this photo taken?   Be the FIRST to guess correctly, and you will win this:

Be RIGHT but not FIRST with your guess and you still get this:

AND if you’re WRONG, you still get a little something for your trouble!

There you have it – now get to guessing everyone – the clock is ticking………and no it’s not a bomb – it’s a CLOCK and if you wanna win a badge (that isn’t green) you better figure this out ASAP!!!

NOW – I have a little announcement.   

Our Assistant Professor Teddy (who is my little brother) 

won some honors in the annual

Cat Scouts Cardwood Derby Car Race!

How cool is that???    You may remember what his vehicle looked like – the rules were that it HAD to have a cardboard box as PART of it and it needed to be a “creative” design.   In past years at Scouts there have been vehicles of all descriptions and this year there was a rocket ship, a jeep with horse cart, a rescue vehicle, a hooligan-wagon, and even a fire engine complete with a dalmation on board – AND many more.   So all kinds of vehicles were made and entered in the race.   Teddy drove a milk truck my Mom and Dad made for him – “Teddy’s Moo Juice Truck” !

He also looked pretty sharp in his racing gear!    AND we asked all of our blog buddies – THAT’S YOU – to vote for him because “popular vote” was a big part of who would win.   Also there was a GUEST CELEBRITY Judge who voted – the wonderful Jackson Galaxy of “The Cat From Hell”………….So the winners were announced yesterday AND Teddy won:

FIRST PLACE FOR MOST CREATIVE CAR

FIRST PLACE FOR MOST SKILLED DRIVER

SECOND PLACE FOR CROWD FAVORITE

and……

He tied with his good friends from The Cat On My Head for “RUNNERS UP” for the GRAND PRIZE!!!!!!

YAY FOR TEDDY!!!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS!

Thank you!    We TRULY want to thank each and every one of you who voted for Teddy in the contest………..it was sweet of you to do that and it made his little kitten heart FULL of love for all the wonderful followers we have with our blog.   We’ll let you know what the prizes are……….whenever we get them.    After all, YOU were a big part of why we won!

Sam Loves His Friends!

You are the BEST friends

Tune in tomorrow for TEASER TELL ALL!!!

Hugs, Angel Professor Sam and Race Car Driver Teddy

Pre-Tease Monday

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Here We Go Again!

Hello Class………….please have a seat and we’ll get started with Monday’s pre-teasing…………..you all know the drill by now though.    Tomorrow at a SECRET time, our blog posts will go up and class will begin and we will see the TEASER PHOTO!    It’s a GUEST TEASER again tomorrow so be purrrrpared.

The first person to COMMENT on the post will be our FIRST COMMENTER and get a badge!    Then of course it’s up to the guessers to take over and we have prizes for all of them too – FIRST RIGHT GUESSER, RIGHT GUESSER NOT FIRST, and THE GREENIE BRIGADE (wrong guessers).

Sarge?    Any words for class today?

BE ALERT TOMORROW – STUDY UP TONIGHT – NO SLEEpING IN CLASS!

Thank you Sarge….what would we do without you?????

Professor Sammy I know the answer to THAT question but I’m afraid to answer it……….

I know Bobby………….We ALL are!!!!

Suzie?  Want to pump up the volume and get this lazy classroom of students ready for tomorrow’s challenge???

The Teaser is from a GUEST
Those are harder than the rest!
So you’d better hit the books
Or I’ll give you a NASTY look!
Don’t make me be a meanie
Or make me pouty and screamy
Good luck to all you Tease-buddies
Including all old fuddy-duddies!

Thanks Suzie for getting us all PURRRRRPARED for tomorrow.    Not only will we have our photo to guess but I will share some other photos too AND announce a BIG ACCOMPLISHMENT that our Assistant Professor Teddy – my little brother – has under his belt (yes I know he doesn’t wear a belt….just sayin’ )!

See You “Sometime” Tomorrow!

Angel Professor Sam…………

P.S.  (with great sadness)  

We learned that our beautiful and special friend Queen Nellie has left all of us and joined my big brother Angel Sammy at the Rainbow Bridge………..Angel Sammy was there to give her a great big hug along with all the other friends and her own family who had left before her.    She looks beautiful in her Angel Wings…….and she of course misses her Mommy most of all.   Nellie was one of a kind and will definitely live on in the blogosphere and especially our hearts FOREVER………

Farewell Angel Nellie……..You are the most beautiful Angel of all……….

https://nellieontheedge.blogspot.com/2017/04/until-we-meet-again.html   (her blog post)

Teaser Tell All

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Hello Class!   Come In For The Tell All

So we all survived Teaser Tuesday and here we are for Tell All Wednesday.    I know you’re DYING to know the scoop on that amazing “place” we showed you yesterday but first, let’s talk about WHO was our FIRST COMMENTER!

This week there was only one who came in to comment in the first 60 seconds after the post went live and that was (drum roll please):

Miss Csilla (Kolytyi)

For Csilla, April 12, 2017

Concatulations Miss Csilla!     Now who was our fabulous friend who sent us the very amazing photos?    Let’s show you the photos AGAIN……….

The photos came to us from Miss Annie of Animal Couriers!     She has actually visited and STAYED at this awesome structure called The Balancing Barn, located in Suffolk, UK……………….and it’s available to rent should you find you like the idea of being in mid-air when you lay your weary head down at night after a long day of sightseeing the British countryside!!!     Here’s a link you can investigate!

CLICK HERE

Neato………………..and what a treat it must have been to stay in the place – it’s gorgeous on the inside – on the link above you will see some more photos.   You should take a peek!

Thank You Miss Annie!   This is for you:

For Annie Alexander of Animal Couriers for the Teaser of 4/11/17

Now, I’m sure some of you were hoping Suzie would come here and cheer for the winner and give a big old razz to the losers but guess what – she’s away at a cheerleading squad meeting and isn’t here today.   Cool?    But we DO have someone who said they would do a quick cheer………a round of applause for her please???

CLAPPITY CLAPPITY CLAP CLAP…………………

RA RA RINKY DIRTY SOCKS ARE STINKY I’M SUZIE’S GRANNY WATCH OUT OR I’LL SWAT YOUR FANNY.

Uhhh…………………………..thanks…………………sort of……………………let’s hope Suzie’s back next week…………..although now we see where she got her CHEERING TALENT from!!

The FIRST RIGHT GUESSER today on this UNIQUE Teaser, was none other than Da Phenny who is just back from a vacation in Paris with his Mom and Dad!     Phenny, this is for you!

There were several more of you who guessed correctly – that it was the BALANCING BARN…………and each of you get this:

And those of you who were NOT right………..well, first of all don’t feel bad because a lot of people came, looked at the photo and didn’t guess – you guessed (wrong) but you guessed!  This is your reward!

Next week who knows where we’ll be

or what the Teaser photo will show us…..

one thing I do know is

we will have FUN with it right Class?

YES PROFESSOR SAMMY!

Teddy and I hope to see you NEXT week!!

Angel Prof Sammy!

 

Tuesday Teaser Time

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Time for the Tuesday Teaser……………….are you all ready?   Awake?   Alert?

“YES PROFESSOR SAMMY”

Alright – then let’s get down to it.    FIRST of all, we have a special badge for WHOEVER is the FIRST to post a comment of any kind on THIS POST………………so if you’d like to win that badge then get busy – go comment then come right back here for the main event – go on – we’ll wait for you!!!!!!

MOVE IT MOVE IT MOVE IT!

Welcome back……………………today’s Teaser photos are very INTERESTING ones……………very.    Now for THIS Teaser, I do want to know WHERE they were taken – what area of what country or state??   If you want to take it a step further, what IS this place???    One thing for sure is that it is INTERESTING!    Now shall we have our little Cheerleader come in to cheer you on first?

Today we have a doozy
A fun one we did choosy
We have a pile of Teasers
And while they ALL are pleasers
Some are easy peasy
While others make me queasy
This one makes me dizzy
Makes my fur go frizzy
It really is kind of scary
OFF the ground makes me a bit wary!
I know travel makes us WISER
But to go here I’d need tranquilizers!

HUH?    Well that’s a bit confusing…………………..I guess we’ll have to see what you’re talking about Suzie when Mr. Silver Briefcase comes in and shows us the photos (there are two today) – step right up Sir!!!  We’re anxious to see the photo now!

Here’s the two views of this place that Suzie’s talking about…..I have to admit, it makes me dizzy too!

Two views of the same place……………………….now it’s up to you to tell ME about it!!!   Where?  City and State (if USA) or country (if not USA).

Now remember if you are FIRST to guess this one right, you get this wonderful badge:

If you’re right but not the FIRST right, you still get to proclaim your smarties with this:

AND, last but not least, if you guess but are wrong………….you get this:

Professor Sammy, my Mom made some cookies for me to bring to class today!

Oh now nice of her Bobby!  Please thank her for us will you?

I’ll get some smoothies from the cafeteria for us Professor Sam!

OK – class adjourned to the back of the room for cookies!! 

See you all tomorrow for the TELL ALL – good luck!

Angel Professor Sam and Assistant Prof Teddy

Pre-Tease Monday

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OK Class – what day is it?

I know – I know – I know – I know – I know……..

YES WE KNOW YOU KNOW!!!

Welcome class…….we’re getting ready for tomorrow’s photo challenge so please make sure you study up tonight…………….who knows what corner of the world we will explore tomorrow but I can tell you it will be a GUEST TEASER again…………..no worries – not as awful as MONACO was last week I promise……….really…………..truly.

Remember that whoever comments on the post tomorrow FIRST will win the FIRST COMMENTER AWARD…………..and we will WAIT a little while before announcing who wins so we don’t have to award any SAM BOO BOO badges (hahahaha) like last week so be patient…………..OK?    The post will go live at some time that’s a SECRET so don’t ask me because I can’t tell.

Now how about a little pre-tease cheer from the ever-bubbly, ever-unpredictable Suzie!??????

Tomorrow is the TEST
I promise not to jest
If you’re right you will be blessed
If you’re wrong you’ll be a mess
The photo might be hard
But I’ll send you a sympathy card
Be brave and guess away
You know I then will say
BRAVO YOU’RE OUR HERO
The rest of you are ZERO!

Oh dear………..that was one of your more “unkind” efforts Suzie but people love you even if you’re CRUEL so thank you for the cheer – crowd?  What do you think of today’s cheer?

Some of you aren’t too sure………..

But most of you approve!

On that HIGH NOTE, Class is adjourned!!

Angel Professor Sam and his sidekick Assistant Teddy

P.S.               Make sure you’re here when you get the DING on your computer/phone, etc. that there’s a post from US – because then it will be ON!!!    One of the badges might be yours!

 

 

Teaser Tell All

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I’m HERE To Tell You!

Hello Class!    Welcome back for the “FINDING IT ALL OUT” day which we call the TELL ALL………………….here’s where we separate the men from the mice (or is that the men from the boys?) – well it’s something like that.   Anyway, before we start we have to make a BIG FAT APOLOGY!

Actually it’s WordPress that should be apologizing……………..it neglected to SHOW a post yesterday morning until five minutes after it actually SHOWED it posted – if you can figure out how something like that can happen then you must work for WordPress because we don’t have a clue.   BUT the boo boo resulted in us telling a pile of fans here that THEY were FIRST COMMENTERS when in actuality someone ELSE was!

Shall we untangle that mess for you?    OK – my buddy, pal, and Cousin Bacon was TRULY the FIRST COMMENTER…………his post was at 8:51…………….he was the only one to post at that time……….but the FIRST posts Mom, me and Teddy saw were a pile of them that came in at 8:52AM from Friends Furever, Calvin/Oliver, AND Kitties Blue.    So Mom quickly told all of them that THEY were the FIRST COMMENTERS……………….WRONG!

Here is the BADGE for our ACTUAL First Commenter – Bacon…………….here you are buddy – wear it in good health!

For Bacon, April 4, 2017

AND, here are the SAM’S BOO BOO awards (which actually should be WordPress Boo Boo awards!) for Friends Furever, Calvin/Oliver and Kitties Blue!!!

SORRY PALS!

Suzie – maybe you can say it better than I did???

We’re sad as sad can be
Please hear our pitiful plea
Purrhaps we shouldn’t SAY
Who’s FIRST on Teaser Day
We’ll make you wait and wonder
‘Til you get mad as thunder!
“Did I, or didn’t I?” I have to wait and see
Or we can tell you what we think
And go on merrily!
I guess there will be boo boos
And probably some boo hoos
So let’s just keep on teasing
MOST of you we’ll be pleasing!
So don’t worry Prof Sammy
I won’t give you a Suzie WHAMMY! (this time!)

 

Gosh thanks Suzie…………….now let’s move on shall we?    Here’s the other part of the WEIRD day yesterday was………………..the photo was IMPOSSIBLE!   Nobody guessed it and I can see why because there just was NO CLUE in the whole darn thing!   It was what I’d call an IMPOSSIBLE CONUNDRUM TEASER!    It was a Guest Teaser sent in by Gracie who got it from her Mom’s friend.   Here’s your badge Gracie!

For Gracie and her Friend for the Teaser of 4/4/17

It was a DOOZY……………and it was a shot of the ocean wall in MONACO!    Yep – the Principality of Monaco – so I couldn’t say “what town” and I couldn’t say “what country” because it’s NOT a country!    So I just said “where was it taken” ?????

Boo….hiss….boo

Alright I hear ya!    It was a sneaky Teaser but once in a while we should have one that SHAKES THINGS UP right?    I’d say this one did just that……………..nobody guessed it and it was a big mess on First Commenter.

How about everyone who guessed incorrectly????   What about them???   Well you’ll not be surprised to hear that there’s a GREENIE for you!

I say we cut our losses and hope next week works out better all the way around – what do you think????????????

I SAY WE MOVE ON!

I agree with Sarge!

 

Good!   Wonder where in the world we’ll go NEXT Tuesday then…….guess we’ll find out in a week!

Teddy and I hope to see you NEXT week!!

Angel Prof Sam and Assistant Prof Ted

 

 

Pre-Tease Monday

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Happy Pre-Tease Monday Teaser Fans!

The day before the BIG DAY and your chance to start fine-tuning your geography skills and making sure your eyes are well rested………because you’ll need all your skills tomorrow when we post our Teaser photo of the week!    Please remember also that the post is going to pop up some time that you can’t BET ON because Mom is the only one who knows what time it will go LIVE.   Who knows what she’ll pick…….6AM?  4AM?  Nobody knows!!!

When you first get the blog post though remember to pop right into comments and let us know you’re THERE – why?  Because you will probably be our FIRST COMMENTER!    WHeeee!

Are you in the mood for a Monday Pre-Tease SuzieQ cheer?    Maybe you have a bad case of the “MONDAYS” and need a little something to perk yourself up?   Suzie can do that!

Monday stinks
That’s what we all think!
The drudgery begins
The agony never ends
We slave at work all day
For hardly ANY pay
I think we should all complain
Before we go insane
Go tell your boss right now
That he’s a mean old cow!
Tell him that you are TIRED
Then you’ll probably get FIRED
This cheer was an April Fools joke
I just thought I’d give you all a good poke!
(yes I know I’m a coupla days late-so sue me!)

Ahhhhh……thanks Suzie.   That was truly inspirational.    It was also UNTIMELY since April Fools was a couple of days ago but who’s counting right?    It’s the THOUGHT that counts!

Suzie that cheer stunk……

Oh Sarge now that’s not nice………..Suzie was trying to get everyone READY for tomorrow’s Teaser…….in her own special way.

So Assistant Professor Teddy and I will be looking for you in class tomorrow………………you’d best be here………………if not, Sarge might come looking for you and I don’t think you want that to happen.

Yeah I didn’t think so……………………….

See you tomorrow class!

Angel Professor Sammy

Teaser Tell All

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The Scoop on the Teaser!

First of all thanks for helping us celebrate the 200th Teaser yesterday………it was great – we had lots of people stopping by just to wish us at least 200 more Teasers but also to PAR-TAY with us a bit and have a guess at the photo this week!

We tried to use a photo yesterday that would be TOUGH…………….we really did!    We had a Guest Teaser post and when we saw this photo we thought “that’s the one!”  – as it turned out, it was guessed correctly fairly quickly!   Oh well – maybe next week???

Here’s the photo from yesterday:

This is a rather interesting aerial view of the town of Brasov which is in the Transylvania region of Romania!   Just look at all those tiled roofs……and so many winding streets and courtyards.   We owe this photo to our friend Gracie of “Goodness Gracie” and SHE got it from a friend in Indianapolis, Indiana who has been here.   THANK YOU EVERYONE!   Here’s your badge of thanks!

For Gracie and her Friend for the Teaser of 3/28/17

I bet you wanna know WHO won all the special badges yesterday right?    Well, first of all we had a THREE WAY TIE for “FIRST COMMENTER” (that happens sometimes – we have lots of fast fingers trying to compete for first and as long as they all arrive in the first minute – they all win!).   Who:

Miss Csilla, Da Phenny, and Oliver and Calvin!

 

Next we have our “FIRST RIGHT GUESSER”……………………..and she was one of our FIRST COMMENTERS……………..Miss Csilla!

And we had SEVERAL others who guessed right too – all of YOU get this:

By now you know that even if you guess WRONG, you’re still a WINNER – and for all the WRONGIES, we have a GREENIE!

YAY!

Thanks for helping us celebrate
If you’re ready to guess – you’re WAY TOO LATE!
Miss Csilla won – she’s knows her stuff
Now don’t be jealous, don’t get in a huff!
Next week you might be first you see…..
Then maybe you’ll get a big KISS from me!
(OR NOT)

So we bring our 200th celebration of Teaser-hood to a close………………thanks everybody for making Tuesdays around here so much fun.    We will continue as long as you’re enjoying it – and as long as we have photos to share of course!

Tomorrow is Thankful Thursday at Brian’s and Thoroughly Poetic Thursday HERE.    Our letter to celebrate this week for a poem is the letter “P”.    Why not write a poem about something starting with “P” and join us????   It’s fun……….honest it is……….and you can spread your wings and try something NEW if you haven’t written a poem before………….

Class Dismissed until NEXT Week!

Teddy and I hope to see you NEXT week!!

 

Hugs, from Angel Prof Sam and Assistant Prof Ted

Pre-200th Teaser Monday

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What?????    200 Teasers???  

Yeah…that’s right!

Can you believe it?   Tomorrow we will be posting our #200 Teaser…………200 fun photos that you’ve had to try and figure out – that’s a lot of figuring isn’t it?    Well class, we will have to sort of celebrate tomorrow right?

YES Professor Sammy – we should celebrate – I’ll get Mom to bake some cookies!

Me too Professor Sam – I’ll get my Mom to make some cookies too!

Well that’s nice class……………we’ll have cookies and hot chocolate after class is over tomorrow – how’s that???

Bobby make sure your Mom doesn’t put any WACKY WEED in those cookies! We will NOT tolerate that! Got it?

Oh SARGE – I’m sure Bobby’s mother would never do anything like that – in fact I’m disappointed you would even bring up a subject like that in class!   Anyway, where was I……oh yes.   We’ll have a little celebration but we will STILL have class so that means we will STILL have a photo that you will need to examine and study and figure out.    Also, please remember that whoever arrives here in class FIRST tomorrow and leaves a COMMENT on the Teaser blog will win a SPECIAL “First Commenter” badge!    In fact, all the badges will have “200th Teaser” on them so you know you will want one of those right?   Better be ON THE BALL tomorrow then.

It will be a GUEST TEASER photo…………………………………………

What?  You’re sad that it’s a GUEST Teaser?  They’re the MOST fun!!!!!  C’mon – get in the spirit!

Suzie – we need you to cheer everyone up………

C’mon class, let’s be HAPPY
200 Teasers is really quite snappy!
The Prof has worked hard to give you some FUN
Just think about all those badges that have been won!
It’s been way cool visiting all the places
Seeing the sights and
happy faces
So get a GRIP and give me a giggle…..
No tears or frowns like
a SOUR pickle!

Thanks SuzieQ!   That’s the spirit!

So remember, tomorrow’s post will pop up at some surprise time……………………….not at the usual time for the blog posts – a SURPRISE time.    Be alert………..be ready………….most of all BE AWAKE!

Don’t let us down class! 

You’re right Teddy – we want everyone to be tuned in tomorrow!  

See you in the morning……CLASS DISMISSED

One of my many “Nellie badges”…..thank you sweet Nellie!