Friday, February 5, 2010

Yippeee Friday

Yep we have made it to the weekend. Stouper Bowl weekend. I will be dropping by Gracie's party for a bit, but mum says she will be just watching the game. No multi-tasking and being on the puter at the same time. She wants to really watch the game cuz she thinks it will be a good game.
The mum day yesterday was nice. Firsted, mum actually slept in! She didn't get out of the sleepy spot until after 8 AM. Then she sat around in her jammies reading the paper and doing a few things on the puter, had breakfast and THEN actually got dressed.

Then she was gone for a little bit, said she went looking for a thingy that will make our water softer. What? Our water is soft, unless you freeze it, then it is hard. Mum says that isn't what hard water is, hard water has more minerals in it. Sure OK, whatever mum.

Also she went and found a new machine to wash our dishes, but it has to get here and then be installed.

Alert for next weekend February 12 -15

To all of you who have birdies outside your windows, and who doesn't. Next weekend is the Great Backyard Bird Count.
All they ask for is at least 15 minutes of watching and counting the fevvers of wherever you are. Home, work, school. They use this to see where birdies are and how their habitats and habits are changing. The more data the better the study.

Mum and I did this for the first time in 2007, and then we also got hooked up with Project Feeder Watch, which we now do every weekend, all winter long. But for Feeder Watch we just report on what is in our yard, not what mum sees all over the place. William got me started on this back in 2007, thanks William, mum and I enjoy this.

I hope that more kitties and their beans will join in.

Mum also worked on the blankie, me I attacked the yarn!
Happy Weekend.


  1. We're going to Gracie's party too!! We'll see you there!!

    Tamir wanted to thank you for stopping by on his birthday. You helped make his day extra special!

    Sniffie and the Florida Furkids

  2. It sounds like you and your mom had a great mom day yesterday!

    And the bird thing sounds cool - we have seen it but didn't quite follow what it is (mom thought it was for longer and only at home).

    We will be at Gracie's party too - we think it will be very fun!

    Have a wonderful weekend!

  3. Wow, what a great day you two had! We'll check out the bird thing!

  4. Yes we may head over there. We are not big superbowl fans but you never know! The bird thing looks fun too...

  5. Derby, Our Mom hopes your Mom is right and that it is a good football game. We will definitely count the birds next weekend, thanks for the reminder. xoxo

  6. Sounds like Mom had a great day off. Have a good weekend.

  7. Maximus Spittimus requests that I ask you why you like anything with an odd shaped ball?

    I have been instructing him that football is with a round ball.

    Not that he won't chase an odd shaped ball across the TV screen of course...

    Four Dinners
    Aide de Camp

  8. We are going to Gracie's party. Mum counted 19 fev-vers on our feeders today all at the same time. We are sad because Mr. Hawk caught Mr. Woodpecker yesterday.

  9. Derby so glad you had a great day with your Mom thursday. Sounds like it was a great day for her too. Hoping to go to Gracie's party too.


  10. Sounds like you've got lots of fun planned! Enjoy the festivities! : )

    Happy Super Bowl Weekend!
    (Glogirly's cat)

  11. Maybe we'll sneak over to Gracies too. Mom & Dad are going to a neighbors for an enchilada & football party. They'll never miss us.
    ps: Thanks for being a voice of reason about Scooby. You comment made mom sit back & take a breath and not go off the deep end. :)

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  13. It will be a great football watching day tomorrow for sure! It will be especially great if the team I want to win does!
    I bet you have lots of fun playing with yarn while your mom is working on the blanket. Does this make her job a little harder?
    See you tomorrow for the big game!

  14. We haf great-tastin water too. It isn't hard frozen, and that's a good thing. But it really is tasty. TBT brought some bottled water home once, an we dint like it AT ALL!

  15. We'll see you over at Gracie's!

    Pee Ess: We only have pelicans and gulls here:)

  16. You've been busy Derby! I hope I'll see you at Gracie's party.

  17. Derby Derby! Today is the day! The BIG day! It is the day of big feetsball game and we are soooo happy that our beloved Colts are going to the Super Duper Bowl! The human is going to watch the game with her friend (who is also from Indy but living in Italy) even though the game starts at midnight!

    We are heading over to Sassy's and we were wondering if we could give you a ride. You are our bestest feetsball buddy! You have always been so nice to keep us updated on the games that we don't get to watch in Italy. The human is just so happy to find out that the game will be on italy.

    We will pick you up in the magic flying van.Don't worry cause we even have a blue wig for ya! see you soon!
    Opus and Ollie

  18. Derby,
    If you support the Colts, please send us an email so that we can have your email address (mom can't find yours). We have a photo that we made for you, but ONLY if you are cheering for the Colts.
    Opus and Ollie

  19. Thanks for the reminder about the Backyard Bird count.

    I have nominated you for the Sweet Things award - stop by my blog for the details.


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