Category Archives: Sundae

Friday’s Feature: Felines

Our kitties, as well as Marshall’s, have been especially photogenic recently. So today seemed like a good day to share some feline photos.

Sundae has become quite the lap kitty, especially in the evenings. That’s my time to relax in the recliner with the newspaper. A kitty in your lap while reading the paper can be quite a challenge, but we manage.

Meanwhile, shop kitty, Gypsy, is perfecting her position as incoming package inspector. Purrhaps she needs a more stimulating job?

Marshall shared a couple of photos of his kitties with me this week. This is Sibyl, being cute while showing off her unique coloring.

And her “aunt and uncle”, Chessie and Snugg, enjoying a golden hour sun puddle.

Programming note: there isn’t a blog post scheduled for Monday. Have a great first weekend in November and tune in again next Wednesday.

~These Days Of Mine~

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Make Your Voice Heard

Now, doesn’t that sound official?

As I mentioned recently,  it seems that writing my blog sometimes seems like homework “these days”.  I’m contemplating perhaps going to no schedule and just posting at will.

So I thought I’d conduct a little poll, my first ever, I believe. If you would, please select what subject you like to see MOST here on the blog.

 

Hopefully this will give me the little push I need, so that blogging will be more fun than “work”. Writing is easy: it’s the subject matter that’s tough.

Thanks for reading and sharing your opinion.

~These Days Of Mine~

 

 

Friday, Felines, Fall

Sundae and Gypsy have mentioned recently that they feel that they’ve been neglected on the blog.

So, here’s a picture of Sundae being beautiful on a quilt made by my late Aunt Martha. (If you’ve started following the blog in the past couple of years, you may like to read about how I came to have this quilt.) It’s on the bed in our guest room and it’s one of Sundae’s favorite places to nap. I think she senses that Aunt Martha was a kitty lover.

And Miss Gypsy, in one of her favorite spots….loving up on Motor Man.  When she wants attention from him, she sits on his desk with her back to him, staring at the wall.  No matter how busy he is, he usually caves in. She started this when she was just a kitten, and although she’s five years old, still just wants to be held like a baby. (But only by Motor Manthey do have a special bond.)

Sundae, Gypsy, Motor Man and I wish you a good weekend. And, as we say here in the south: “Happy Fall, y’all!”

~These Days Of Mine~

Random Five Friday

This and that thoughts and photos for this last Friday of June.

1.) Pinterest comes through once again. I saw this simple-to-make bird bath, decided to try it, and in less than an hour of putting it in place, there was a gorgeous “golden” visitor. (The black stakes are actually garden hose “guides” that I used to, hopefully, keep the deer from knocking over the bird bath. So far, they’ve worked .)

2.) Speaking of gold finches, for my birthday, my friend, Janet, gave me this adorable feeder on a stake. Again, the birds took to it immediately.  I think his little legs, hanging on, are so cute.

3.) My “gypsy garden” continues. You may recall my ongoing efforts to save certain plants from the deer, and how creative I have to be with barriers. So far, I’ve managed to save a couple of volunteer sunflowers, but you can tell the deer enjoyed dining on most of the leaves before I put the netting in place.

4) And my ONE garden phlox that has survived, thanks to the cage Motor Man made for it and some cross piece deterrents across the top. I have hopes for the buds on the others.

5.) Sundae girl, on her window seat at sunrise, waiting on a hummie.

Bonus: this weekend is our small-town festival known as Olden Days. Main Street is closed off for a car show, live music and craft booths, and a raft race takes place on the Pagan River. This popular festival was started back in 1991, and I always look forward to it.

Enjoy your weekend!

~These Days Of Mine~

 

 

 

Just Kitties

It’s been a while since any of the kitties have been featured here on These Days. And apparently, their little feelings have been hurt. So today, it’s all about the kitties:

One day last week, Motor Man had gotten home before I did. When I walked in, this was the cozy scene:

And Gypsy, enjoying a bag …

…as only a kitty can.

Marshall often shares pictures with me of his three kitties. He said he caught Chessie right in the middle of a good “scratching session”:

This is his kitty, Snugg, who obviously knows when his picture is being taken:

And Screamer, who is also a bit of a “ham”:

Hopefully, the kitties will be happy now with a little time in the spotlight. And I must say that I enjoy posting about them much more than…..(eek) snakes.

~These Days Of Mine~

 

Monday Morning Mews: Peace Offering Pillow

Hi, readers. I’m Sundae, and this week, it’s my turn to bring you the mews.

You may recall that, a few weeks ago, my pawrents completely furgot about my “gotcha day”….the day I adopted them.

I think they really were sorry that the date slipped up on them. So on a recent outing, they bought me something!

My furry own pillow…..

Isn’t that sweet?  They thought about me and brought me a present.

Okay, Motor Mommy and Motor Man, you are definitely furgiven!

~These Days Of Mine~

Monday Morning Mews: I Need Shades

Hi, readers, this is Sundae, and it’s my week to bring you the mews.

Today, I have a furry impawtant request for Motor Mommy.

I need shades.

Just look carefully at that picture. I am SQUINTING.  That can’t be good for a kitty’s eyes.

Even though I’m strictly an indoor kitty, I look out the windows quite often.  In fact, there’s a bird feeder right outside the window where my seat is.  And the morning sun just pours in that window. Plus, I simply LOVE basking in a sun puddle whenever possible.

With all that time in the sunlight, I definitely could use some sunglasses. Do they even make those for kitties?  Could you check on that for me, Motor Mommy?  If not, I just bet Motor Man could invent kitty sunglasses. We could market them, and I could star in the commercials, and maybe I’d become famous like Morris or some of those other tv star kitties.

Well, on second thought, purrhaps not….. I would probably be too busy with purrsonal appearances, and I wouldn’t have time to write the mews.

Maybe we’ll just leave things as they are…

~These Days Of Mine~