Saturday, December 20, 2014


HiYa, Ducky here. We got another prezzie yesterday from my sweetie Dora!

 It might have mum's name on the package, but I know what is inside is for me.
 Her Majesty is on the postage, royal mail, must be good stuff.
 All sorts of goodies including some sweets for mum. But mainly treats and toys. Derby just wanted treats, but I like the toys too. Specially the fevver wand toy. Mum got it going and we gave it a good work out.

Mum even managed to get a short moovie of me. Mum said it was hard to do the wand and do the moovie at the same time.
Mum will be keeping bizzy today doing her last batches of peanut brittle, and the usual weekend chores.

We will be chilling out, hoping for some sun puddles to nap in. We haven't had much sun lately.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Farewell Beau Beau

 One of our long time blogging buddies has run off to The Bridge. Beau Beau has been a part of Derby and blogging since early 2006. We have had a blast over the past 8 years. We are sorry you got a hurty heart and had to leave your beans and sisfur Angie. But you feel all better now and hanging out with old furiends.

This is one of mum's favorite pics, your dark rimmed eyes and that tongue! Just daring someone to pull it!

Garden Thursday

Hi and welcome to Garden Thursday.

We have a new addition to the stuff in the back yard. We have always had a birdie bath, but this year mum bought a heater so the water won't freeze up.

So the boys get to see the fevvers, up close and purrsonal. 

Mum puts more water in or if it has snowed, she puts a shovel full of snow in and lets that melt down. 

Lots of chittering occurs when they get this close!

Love Virginger and Glimmer.

PS. The boy's Secret Paw package arrived, mum won't let them open it yet!

Monday, December 15, 2014

ManCat Monday

There are many intelligent species in the universe. They are all owned by cats. - Anonymous

Yeah, we thinks mum is intelligent, she has us doesn't she?

Mum made good progress on the blankie, put back all the yarns she pulled out and started on the next bundle of yarn.
 Mum spread it out on the floor to check it out, getting inspected.
 Derby snoopervisiing her work, we gotta make sure she doesn't mess up again.
Ducky adding purrs, furs and love to the blankie. The person who will get it needs purrs and love.

Feetsball Report

The Pack - They lost to Buffalo, the team is now 0 for Buffalo having never won when they played in Buffalo. That would be 0 for 6!  It was an ugly game, no mum says it was a f-ugly game. Guys couldn't seem to catch passes they normally would have. ARodg throwing it to the wrong team and THEY managed to hang on to the ball.

Plus, we must have gotten the elebentyth string of announcers! What rock did they excavate them from? Yuck.
Bulaga and beluga is not the same! One is a whale, the beluga, from the arctic or sub-arctic oceans.
 ...the other is a whale of a guy! Mr Bryan Bulaga, tackle for Da Pack who play in the frozen tundra of Lambeau Field.
Off to the big championship game in the sky, from the glory days of The Pack in the 60's, Fuzzy Thurston. God speed Fuzzy.

The Broncos -The won, beating the gang from Sandy Eggo. Mr Peyton threw a touchdown, even though they said he wasn't feeling well.

Saturday, December 13, 2014


Happy Weekend, we have a slightly warm and foggy day for far. We can at least see across the street, but mum says when driving she couldn't see far ahead.

Mum has been out, got the foods and is home to work on stuff. Stuff like the Christmouse cards, laundry and then the blankie.

Oh, the blankie? Mum was reversing herself last night. She was taking it apart!
 Mum you just keep pulling this apart, making lots more lose yarns for me to play with. Why?
Seems she mis-calculated. Thought she only had one more big thing of  yarns to use, when she really had two, so to avoid having lots left over, she is reversing back to a point. The make it longer and THEN make the final turn.

Plus we got a sort of mum day yesterday. She took off from day hunting and went with Miss Lynn, Miss Jane and Mr Gary to the Christmouse market they always go to. She bought mittens and cheese! We will be able to have some of the cheese.

Plus they stopped at this store on the way back that all sorts of stuff vishus deers and such.

Mum and Miss Lynn looked at the stuffed animals, then just waited by the door while Mr Gary and Miss Jane found what they needed. Then mum came home to cuddle with us for the rest of the day.

Oh well, time to get mum working on the cards, lets turn on the Christmouse music and rock!

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Garden Thursday

Hello from Virginger and Glimmer.

They paved the trail behind the house this summer and they made it a bit wider, so the big spruce across the trail was right on the edge of the trail. It is the big green tree to the left of the trail here. 
 Other winters, well, it was right by the trail but it provided a place for the little fevvers to protect them selves from the cold. You can see the green all the way down.
A month ago they came along and cut off the bottom third of branches! We don't know why, the county owns the land, they can do what they want with it. But we are sad to see the loss of places for the fevvers.
 Here is a closer view of the tree.

That is all. Love Virginger and Glimmer.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Monday Night Feetsball Report

Well, the Pack managed to clip the wings of those pesky Falcons. First half, thought it would be a cake walk. The local sports yakkers were saying the same thing. Not so fast! The defense didn't do as well in the second half. ARodg and company pulled it out in the last bit, and a win is a win!

Mum also sneaked in a pawdicure during the fourth quarter. I then took off to play with my mousie!
Mum got a lot done on the blankie tonight too. Three hours of crow-shay!

Monday, December 8, 2014

ManCat Monday

People that hate cats will come back as mice in their next life." - Faith Resnick

We are back to Monday. We had a pretty quiet weekend. Mum did her usual chores, made her batches of peanut brittle and did some errands and shopping. Including charity shopping. Seems she took tickets for a group that helps the homeless and down on their luck people. So she bought things that they need to help those people.

 Spending Sunday afternoon on the tower, checking was is happening outside.
 Mum moved the fevver bath close to the house so the heaty thing keeps the water from freezing. You can see her with her feets up here!
 Little birds and big birds, even getting their feets wet. One took a baff too!
Plus a non-fevver sneaking in for a drink!

Feetsball Report

The Pack - don't play until Monday night, so mum didn't watch mum if any feetsball. She readed her book on Sunday afternoon.

The Broncos -  They beat the Buffalo team, but amazing, Mr Peyton didn't throw any touchdowns. Must have had an off weeks. The Pack plays Buffalo at Buffalo next week. We hope they don't have feets of snow!

Saturday, December 6, 2014


Happy Weekend Guys! We all are glad the weekend is here, specially mum. We thinks she is getting the sneazies.

Last night we made sure she got our Secret Paw Package ready to go. She will take it to the station today when she goes out to get foods in a little bit.

Yes we snoopervised, gotta stay on mum so she does a good job. Said it was hard to wrap little, soft, irreguraly, shaped objects. Hey you have thumbs, deal with it.

In other new, winter is weird. I was all cold and snowy in November, now in December it is nice. It is above freezing and what little snow on the ground is just about melted.

See that last picture and the small red box on the table. Mum is hard at work on the Christmouse cards. They are all addressed, return addressed, Christmouse seals on the back and all of cards are signed. Now she needs to go through and either put a letter in or write something. Then they will be ready to go. Mum has to look at her letter one last time afore she prints it out.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Garden Thursday

Hello and welcome to a winter edition of Garden Thursday with Virginger and Glimmer. We figured out we hadn't reported on all of the summer stuff that happened. So we are back, for now. Girls are entitled to change their minds. Yes we are!

Back in the early part of summer we noticed the wasps were making a nest. They never really bothered mum or us, but mum did ask the pest guy about taking it down. Well that would have cost extra green papers, so mum said she would wait until winter when they can just knock it down.
 A couple of weeks after she talked to the pest guy, the whole nest started to fall apart, so no wasps were making this their home.

It is still up in the tree, at least what is left of it. When pest guy comes soon, he can take care of it.

That is all for now. Love Virginger and Glimmer.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Tuesday this and that

Oh noes, mum gotted her first Christmouse card today, more like a letter than a card. Now she says she better get going on her own cards. She better not ignore us while she does them.

As always we will be snoopervising. This was the pile a few years ago. Not many, mostly cousins and such who she doesn't see much and good furiends.
Plus she needs to get cracking on the Secret Paw box. She has the stuff, she needs a box.

Monday, December 1, 2014

ManCat Monday

Everything I know I learned from my cat: When you're hungry, eat. When you're tired, nap in a sunbeam. When you go to the vet's, pee on your owner. - Gary Smith

You can learn lots of lessons from us, although mum says she doesn't know about peeing on her "owner" at the doctor. Although sometimes they make her pee in a cup!

We had a nice rest of the weekend. Mum was around except when she was off running errands, getting foods for both her and us.

Mum readed us Max's newest book, Epistle, Caturday evening. I guess we all would have liked a few tips knowing how things would work out when we firsted came to our homes. It is a short but good read. Four paws up, maybe we should make that eight paws up!
 Mum cooked over the weekend, made some nommy potato soup and something called mock Devonshire cream.
 Here is the soup, lots of milk and cheese in it, so it is yummy. Mum let us have a few small licks.

 Here is the mocked cream, not sure how we mocked it. Mum says it does taste pretty close to the real stuff that you get in the YouKay! Creamy but not sweet, she had it on a biscuit with pepper jelly.
Blankie progress is good, mum says she has turned the corner and is more than half way done.
Up close and purrsonal quality control!

Feetsball Report

The Pack - in what was billed as a possible preview of the Stouper Bowl, the Pack beat the guys named Pat. It wasn't pretty but the Pack got the W.

The Broncos - playing on Sunday night, which means mum doesn't stay up to the bitter end. Mr Peyton and company were winning early in Q4.

It is December, just a bazillion sleeps until Santa comes!