CALISTA JO JOINS FRIDAY BLOG HOPS

by Janet Blue on December 4, 2020

Friendly Fill-Ins: Week #236

Each week, Ellen from 15 And Meowing and Lorianne from Four-Legged Furballs host this fun blog hop. They provide participants with the fun activity of completing four sentences especially selected by them. This week I got a little help from Calista Jo with the filling in. We both used teal italics to complete the sentences. Additional and/or explanatory information is in parentheses.

1. I am going to give several of my favorite animal organizations a donation for Christmas.

2. Calista Jo: I sleep 12 hours a night (and 11 hours during the day). Note: I think you already know this based on Wednesday’s post.

 

Calista Jo

 

3. My home is decorated with garlands, trees, lights, window candles and a variety of other things, including lots of bears.

4. Christmas music makes me feel festive. (I don’t like hearing it, however, prior to December.)

If you would like to join in the fun of Fill-Ins, check out Ellen and Lorianne’s blogs on Thursday. To join the hop, click on the badge below.

 

Feline/Friendship Friday

Calista Jo also is joining the Feline Friday blog hop at Comedy Plus and the Friendship Friday blog hop at Create With Joy. To do the same, click on the appropriate badge below.

 

 

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THANKFULS, CHRISTMAS TREES & HAIKU

by Janet Blue on December 3, 2020

Thankful Thursday

We are beginning with our thankfuls today, as we have a long list. Actually, Mom has the long list. We have our thankful at the end.

Mom is super grateful for recently winning a Sleepypod Air. She and Dad now have enough PTUs in case we ever have to evacuate. Paws crossed that never happens! 

Mom also is thankful for finishing the holiday decorating. She usually hasn’t even started at this point. We’ve included a couple of tree photos. 

 

 

The tree on the left is in the sunroom—a Kitties Blue-free zone. It has all Mom’s glass ornaments. The tree on the right has unbreakables and is in the dining room, which is basically our room. Neither tree is quite finished being decorated.

Mom is super thankful she gets to see one of her friends today. She hasn’t seen her since October 10. It has been even longer since she has seen either of her two other local friends. This pandemic has made her very lonely with so little real, in-person contact.

The biggest thankful is for her doctor’s appointment tomorrow. She is praying she will be able to get rid of the big old boot. She may have to go to a wooden, fracture shoe, but she is okay with that, as long as she doesn’t have to wear it for a long time. 

We Kitties Blue are always thankful for a loving family as well as all our blogging friends, followers and supporters. 

Thankful Thursday is a blog hop hosted by Brian. To participate post on your blog for what you are thankful, then click on the badge below to join the hop.

Thoroughly Poetic Thursday

On Thursdays, Mom or one of us write a poem for Two Spoiled Cats Angel Sammy and Teddy’s poetry challenge based on an inspiration photo. We think Mom punted this week, as she only wrote a haiku, but we promised to post it anyway. So here’s the photo and the haiku.

 

 

That house doesn’t look fun
Evil clown shouts stay away
Where are the tea cups?

© Janet Buickerood Blue – 12/02/2020

To participate in the poetry challenge check out Two Spoiled Cats today for next Thursday’s inspiration photo. Then post your poem on your blog next Thursday. To visit Teddy and Angel Sammy, click on the poetry badge. While visiting make certain you read Angel Sammy’s poem. He transmits it to Teddy each week from the Rainbow Bridge, and his poems are always terrific.

Thanks for joining us today and everyday.

Purrs and paw-pats, Misty May, Giulietta, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo, Cooper Murphy and Sawyer

 

 

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