Greg and Scooby

Greg and Scooby
Greg and Scooby

It is a terribly rainy morning with rain belting down outside. Looks like Greg and Scooby will have to hang out inside by the fireplace all day. I wonder if I can get donuts delivered? Have a great week, we’ll be back soon!

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Happy Birthday Opie!

Happy Birthday Opie! You are ten years old today. You do look younger than that. Let us first remind everyone you are a girl and not a boy, don’t have red hair, and don’t live in Mayberry. You used to belong to a neighbor who lived behind my house, but you liked my house better and moved in. The neighbor let me keep you. How lucky was that? Fortunately you have stayed here with us and never moved on. Happy Birthday Opie!

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Happy Birthday Opie Trolley
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It’s My Birthday!
Opie Kicker
I like the smell of this!
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Valentine’s Day 2019

Today we celebrate Valentine’s Day 2019. I hope every one of you has a “valentine”! Christine is my valentine. When my father was young, he kept all his holiday cards. After he died, I discovered them in an old cardboard candy box. Most were valentines which the children exchanged, and thus, are children’s rather than adult cards for the most part. They range from 1917 to the late 1920’s. These are not all. Some I put up before years back, but I don’t know which ones, so, I post a lot of them. Sorry but there are no cats.

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Happy Robert Burns Day (Scotland) !

In this post, Zeke will examine the presentation of Scottish poet Robert Burns’ works (1759 – 1796) in an 1870 vintage book titled: “The Illustrated Family Burns” on this Robert Burns Day in Scotland.

The Illustrated Family Burns

The Illustrated Family Burns

My literary cat Zeke, editor in chief, decided upon this issue. as Christine and Spike are celebrating in Scotland today. The book has over 700 pages and 100 illustrations, some of which shall be presented here. This particular copy and cover I was unable to find on the internet. The publisher was Belford, Clarke, & Co., Chicago and New York.  Zeke’s favourite Burns poem is “To a Mouse”.

Zeke preferred to post the illustrations for you. He decided not to post any grim, or sad prints, so we concentrate on animals and happy times. There are, of course, a few cats depicted. See illustrations and more!

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Christine’s Calendar Cat for December 2018

Marigold, Opie, and I are My Love Christine’s Calendar Cats for December 2018. The calendar was a present made by Christine and Spike and sent last year for use this year. She has been sending them to me for many years now. I look forward to the next one, as I have looked forward to them all.

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Marigold Opie and I calendar cats for December

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A Day in the Life (2)

This post is titled “A Day in the Life (2)” and has a gallery of me and all the cats in various activities. The featured photo is Mt. Rainier by me, of course.

Zeke Marigold

Zeke Marigold

Scooby Greg

Greg Scooby

Zeke

Zeke

Scooby

Scooby

Scooby Opie catio

Scooby kissing Opie!

Scooby

Scooby’s favorite bush

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Scooby

Scooby

Scooby at TV time

Marigold

Marigold

Greg Marigold

Greg Marigold

Opie Scooby

Opie watching Scooby

Opie Zeke Scooby

Top to bottom: Opie, Zeke, Scooby.
Note Opie’s tail pompom

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