EARTH DAY SPARK & FORGOTTEN EASTER VIDEO

by Janet Blue on April 22, 2019

Earth Day

In celebration of the 49th anniversary of Earth Day, Kitties Blue offer you the following words to live by.

 

Earth Day Spark

 

The author of today’s quote, Stewart Lee Udall, was a lawyer, American politician and federal government official. He served three terms as a congressman from Arizona. Udall then served as Secretary of the Interior from 1961 to 1969, under presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson.

Under Udall’s leadership, the Interior Department promoted the expansion of federal public lands. As Secretary, he oversaw the addition of four national parks, six national monuments, eight national seashores and lakeshores, nine national recreation areas, twenty national historic sites and fifty-six national wildlife refuges.

Udall played a key role in the enactment of a number of environmental laws:

  • Clear Air, Water Quality and Clean Water Restoration Acts and Amendments
  • Wilderness Act of 1964
  • Endangered Species Preservation Act of 1966
  • Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965
  • Solid Waste Disposal Act of 1965
  • National Trail System Act of 1968
  • Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1968.

A pioneer of the environmental movement, Udall warned of a conservation crisis with his best-selling book on environmental attitudes in the United States, The Quiet Crisis (1963)He wrote of the dangers of pollution, overuse of natural resources and the loss of open spaces. Along with Rachel Carson‘s Silent Spring, The Quiet Crisis is credited with creating a consciousness in the country that led to the environmental movement.  (Information from Wikipedia)

To learn more about Earth Day visit www.earthday.org.

Sparks

there is no hop. Unfortunately, during this break, Annie has been the victim of a hacker. This has continued to keep her off-line and caused her much distress. Kitties Blue and I ask for your continued prayers for Annie and her family as they try to reconcile this mess and get their lives back to normal.

Many of us believe in Annie’s vision: “If we allow our light to shine, we can see where we are going. It is then that we can begin to truly see each other clearly. Together, we can light up the entire world!”

Easter Video for Awww Mondays

On Caturday, we promised to share a fun Easter video on the Sunday Selfies blog hop. Unfortunately I forgot, so here it is today. Click on the link below to see Mau and his wife Allie (Friends Furever) and Cooper Murphy and his special friend, Tyebe (Canadian Cats).

https://www.jibjab.com/view/make/jump_jive_and_wail/ff671885-7700-43e2-b0c6-1b5f3a1e7e48

Awww Monday is a blog hop hosted by Comedy Plus. A little birdie told us that a special ginger tabby may be featured there today. To check out that photo or join the hop, click on the badge below.

 

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LISBETH’S EASTER SUNDAY SELFIE

by Janet Blue on April 21, 2019

Sunday Selfies: Week #245

 

Easter Sunday Selfie

 

I hope you all like my special Easter Sunday Selfie. All of the Kitties Blue wish you a blessed day filled with joy, love and family time.

If you’d like to decorate your selfie, that would be terrific but, of course, not necessary.

Before I leave you to go see what the Easter Bunny brought us, I am posting Mom’s blog hopping tips.

Blog Hop

  • The link to add your selfie to the hop is below.
  • You also will find below the code to use if you’d like the hop to appear on your blog.
  • Posting on Sundays is not necessary to join.
  • You do not need to be a cat to enter. All anipals are welcome regardless of species.
  • The hop remains open for entries through Thursday midnight.
  • Please be so kind as to display our badge and/or link to The Cat on My Head.
  • Take the opportunity to visit some of the other hop-alongs and make some new friends or reconnect with some old ones.

Thanks for hopping over to see us. If you are new to our hop, WELCOME!

Purrs and paw-pats, Lisbeth (with love and kisses to my sweet boyfriend, Charles)



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CALISTA JO & THE ROSE WINDOW

April 20, 2019

Caturday Art Our beautiful Calista Jo is the backdrop for today’s art. Her photo has been overlain (using PicMonkey) with one of the rose window from Notre Dame. Dad Tom took that photo when we visited Paris in 2013.     Like most of those who own a television, we watched on Monday as Notre […]

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SPRINGTIME ON THE CATIO WITH LISBETH & FILL-INS

April 19, 2019

Friendly Fill-ins: Week #153 For Good Friday, Ellen (15 And Meowing) and Lorianne (Four-Legged Furballs), have provided us with a couple of Easter-themed fill-ins. My completions are in teal italics. 1. An Easter memory that I have is of my first Easter after moving from California to Kansas City, Missouri. It was 1974. It snowed. […]

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A CHEEKY POEM AND THANKFULS

April 18, 2019

Thoroughly Poetic Thursday On Thursdays, we like to join our friends, Teddy and Angel Sammy, and write a poem based on an inspiration photo they provide on the previous Thursday. This week’s photo is another super cute one. I don’t think you can look at this squirrel and not smile.     Cheeky Squirrel’s Lament […]

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SOMEONE CALL MARIE KONDO

April 17, 2019

Wordless Wednesday       Sawyer is joining the above blog hops. To upon him click on the badges.  

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JUST BREATHE

April 15, 2019

Sparks Today’s Spark was sent to me by a non-blogging friend when I really needed it. I know some of my other friends can benefit from this reminder as well, and I think it will resonate with most of you reading this.     I was unfamiliar with Lori Deschene and found the following information […]

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SAWYER’S SNOOZY SELFIE

April 14, 2019

Sunday Selfies: Week #244   Here’s yet another photo from our new catio cat tree. It is very popular, but I have claimed the top cup for myself, so that’s where I took my selfie. I really didn’t want to wake up fully, as you can see. I got Mom to put a fancy frame […]

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CATIO CATURDAY ART WITH ASTRID

April 13, 2019

Caturday Art When we got our new cat tree, the weather was super nice, so I decided to spend a day enjoying it. Sawyer was in the top cup, and Cooper Murphy had claimed the bottom of the tree.  But I got the very best section. Here’s the original photo.     To create my […]

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FELINE FRIDAY CUTIE PIE AND FILL-INS

April 12, 2019

Friendly Fill-Ins: Week #152 Here we are at Friday again, as another week has flown by us. That means it is time for Friendly Fill-Ins, hosted by Ellen (15 And Meowing) and Lorianne (Four-Legged Furballs). Each Thursday, they post four sentences with blanks to be filled in. Participates complete the sentences, and we post them […]

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