Madi and Mom

Madi and Mom
Down Home in NC

Saturday, May 2, 2015

SATURDAY PHOTO HUNT

If it is Saturday I must be Hunting
Click here for a list of words
Today's word is 

Y O U T H:  young state; early life


I'M TOLD 
IN MY YOUTH I WAS A WILD CHILD
FRIENDS DO I LOOK LIKE A WILD CHILD
Thankfully way back in 2002 when the following event was
said to have happened.  Mom did not own
a digital camera so there there is no proof just
speculation and accusation.  The re-enactment is done 
with current photos of me being placed where it is
alleged to have happened.
 Supposedly, when I was 6 months old, I would sit at
this very place on the stairs
 (Bare in mind I was smaller than in this picture)
The speculation is I was somehow
able to position myself in such a fashion
and with great calculation so that I was able


to jump through the stair rails landing on the top of grandfather clock.


When Dad walked in the front door. 
I was so excited I MOL'd ....
evidently Dad was not so 'excited' about this he could hardly wait to tell mom.  


Supposedly there were some itty bitty kitty tooth marks found on the finial!!  In my defense, I reminded them I was not the first 
kitty to live here...maybe the tooth marks were his!!??
They never saw me do this but I was seen sitting here staring longingly at the clock....many times. I was found on
top of the clock many more times.  There is no stopping a
determined kitty.  Finally, they had to cover the top of the clock
in a quilt secured with THE UNIVERSAL SECURITY
DUCT TAPE!!!
 AFTER MONTHS AND MONTHS OF
SEARCHING MOM FOUND .....
A MAGAZINE BASKET MADE TO FIT ON STAIRS. IT IS
 PLACED RIGHT AT MY
LAUNCHING PAD!!!  
THIS BASKET HAS BEEN SITTING HERE SINCE 2002.
If I had thumbs, I'd move that basket
and show mom I that I can still do it!!
MOL MOL 




Friday, May 1, 2015

FRIDAY FRIENDS: RECURIT A PAL!!!

Hello, are you there..Hello
Is the mike on...can you hear me?
I have something impawtant to say!!
OMC(ritters) AND ASSISTANTS DID YOU HEAR ABOUT SARGE'S MOST EXCELLENT EVENT
THE ENTIRE MONTH OF MAY?

If not.....
READ ON...
Recruit A Pal will run the entire month of May through midnight 5-31-15.
Bring a new pal to Blogville or bring back one who hasn’t posted for 1 year.
New/Return pals must post on 6-1-15 to introduce themselves. 
New/Return pals must follow at least:  their Recruiter, Sarge, & BCCalendar.
Recruiters must notify me (lfurman1987ATyahooDOTcom) by 6-1-15.
Email must include the names and blog addresses of the Recruiter and Pal.
All species are welcome.
I will provide 1 prize for Recruiters.  Item from Clara’s Collars.
Frankie & Ernie will provide 1 prize for New/Return pals.
Madi will provide 1 prize for New/Return pals.   One handmade scarf.
Murphy & Stanley will provide prizes for Recruiters.   Three recipe books.
A community wide dance will be held on 6-2-15 for everyone in Blogville.

I, MADI, AM EXCITED TO TELL YOU I WILL BE HAPPY TO SUPPLY THE GUYS AND DOLLS FLOWERS BEFORE THE BIG DANCE ON JUNE 2.   BELOW ARE JUST A HANDFUL OF FLOWERS I WILL HAVE AT MY PAW TIPS.  

HERE IS WHAT I NEED FOR EVERYONE TO DO WHO WANTS CORSAGES OR BOUTONNIERES. 
PLEASE SEND ME YOUR COMPLETED PHOTOS (DRESSED IN YOUR DANCE ATTIRE)  OF YOU OR YOU AND YOUR DATE to

candb214ATattDOT.net
by
MAY 25, 2015 5 PM EASTERN DST

IF YOU ASK NICELY I, MADI, MIGHT EVEN DO SOME TWERKING


Now, I know this won't be easy.   That's why we have the entire month to work on it.   I'm so happy that Frankie and Ernie and Madi and Murphy and Stanley have all generously pledged prizes to help encourage pawticipation.

Over the next few weeks I will be posting some ideas / tips / suggestions / pointers that might help us as we talk others into joining us here in Blogville.    We have such an amazing time together and I think if we do a great big push we can get some furiends to blog with us.

More details click here.  Sarge has been posting info all week.
 Feel free to grab a badge and start thinking about asking others to move to Blogville!



Click here to see Yam Aunty's post all about this great event!!

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Thursday Tail TALEs

Every night after supper I jump up in Dad's chair...
mom is purrty sure he is leaving crumbs for me...
What do you think?
MOL MOL



Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Work(ing it) Wednesday

My guy pal Sarge is a hard WORKing Pup.
Today we join him for Work Wednesday

Mom,  and her Siamese twin the flashy beast, happen to be in the foyer
when she saw me sashaying about the peeps bedroom.

She said (and I quote), "Madi you are WORKing the room!


 Ok maybe I was kinda strutting my stuff

I told mom it was just a happy accident that she caught it on film!!
Geeeez a girl can't even sashay in private!!


REMINDER

Be sure to check the auction out. There are so many great items. http://auctionsforpetz.blogspot.com/
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Tuesday things!!!

Once again a very pleasant nap was rudely interrupted when mom plops this in front of me, asking, "Madi do you know what this is?"
 I closed my eyes gave it another sniff...still I had nuttin'!!
 Well here is what it is and clearly Mom has way too much 
time on her hands!!

MAD SNAPPER I BET YOU LOVE THIS JAR...!! 

OK warning this is kinda weird and has nothing to do with ME MADI the Diva.  When mom is informed, she feels a need to inform 
E V E R Y O N E.


Last Monday when the peeps  returned from walking, Mom opened the fridge (9 years old) to be welcomed by a warm breeze! Mom looked at the thermostat it read 57 degrees. WHAT.  It was fine when she got  milk out for (our) her Cheerios at 7 am!  The freezer reading was still 0.  So she figured it was just the fridge. She  noticed the top shelves of the fridge and sides were warm to the touch.  But why? Dad had just left for an eye appt.  needless to say Mom was freaking out....SHE WAS RUNNING TO AND FRO moving everything out to the garage fridge (20+ years old and still chugging along).
  Late Monday afternoon the fridge started cooling down gradually‼️  That was just plain weird!    GE repair came Tuesday afternoon.  When Mom told repairman about the shelves feeling warm,  he said I know exactly what it is.  You will never believe what caused it this fiasco...the light switch in the fridge was going bad.  


Evidently when they are going bad it is intermittent. Between breakfast and 10 am the light in the fridge did not turn off...it heated up the fridge. We  have no idea what triggered it to come back on like it did.  We sure are glad that didn't happen when the peeps were away.  
All a okay now!  
  Good news is the fridge got a good cleaning while empty.

FRIENDS THANK YOU FOR YOUR INDULGENCE...
I WILL TRY TO KEEP MOM FROM DOING THIS AGAIN!!!

Monday, April 27, 2015

VERY SPECIAL Mon-DAY

Hey Mom...Mom....Hey
stop crocheting I have something impawtant to ASK YOU!

MAY WE TELL EVERYONE THAT TODAY
is a special day?
FRIENDS PLEASE SAY....
HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY DAD!!! HE IS MY BUDDY AND
MY FRIEND!!  

Lots of love,
Mom and your Bonsai Bunny!!
The bday cake of choice here at
Casa de Madi is
Baskin Robbins I Scream Cake.
Flavors: vanilla I Scream outside, chocolate chip inside I Scream
with chocolate cake inside

FYI I'm told it is most scrumptious...I, Madi, don't like I Scream...


Dad is a train brain...loves anything to do with trains
of all sizes.  The last weekend of April there is a live steam
garden railroad in Apex, NC.  Friday, April 24th
the peeps went out there in honor of Dad's bday.
Here are a few photos of trains, some of our friends
and some of their furbabes!!





Chole's peeps are host to this event and Chole is the official 
Greeter.  Usually she rides around on a golf cart.
Angel Pip might be her long lost brother


Dad's buddies...mom was telling them not to worry
she was just taking a picture of Sasha.
Sasha's Dad (red shirt) was saying what about the men!!
Dad love's this engine!!!


Sasha has her summer 'DO'...but she kept her 
lovely fluffy tail!!  We think she is a Golden Retriever but she 
is much lighter than the ones we know.



This is Dad's buddy Mr. Joe teaching a young
man how to drive his train.

It was a beautiful day...the event ran through the weekend.
Dad is glad they went Friday.  Saturday was very rainy!!

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Sunday is fur family and plates

You may click on this collage to see
it better.  These are all the pets who made us 
better humans!!


Toto: Mighty mini dachshund was the first family pet
Milky-Way: was the first family kitty
Cali: was my human sis's first cat.  Cali and Milky-way were the best of friends.
Photo in lower right corner of collage...they shared a perch. It looked like a cat with two heads
Top left picture anytime Cali visited they were always together.
MADI: ME, the 2nd family cat.  Bottom left photo is the first time I met Cali.
Harley: top right he is my human sis and BIL's cat.

CAR PERSONALIZED PLATES
*means we don't know what they mean
Today we have two guest plate spotters
Frankie and Ernie's Mom in OHIO
Thanks FnE!
1. BUCFANS, Buckeye fans
2. COZYCAT, we like that one
3. DOGDEVA, Dog Diva
4. FUTRVET, Future Vet

Ms. Terri, Thanks!
5. BLVNKDS*
6. WOOJUMS*
7. MI3BOYS, My 3 boys
8. TRI21X4*
9. MYMODLA
on a Benz AMG GT
10.YBEMAD, Why be mad
11. ANAV8TR, A navigator
12. L84WORK, Late for Work
13. GIL T 1*
14. GONCHRG, on Dodge Charger
15. FUN
16. POLITE
17. SHATTER
18. SAWDUST
19. LEOGIRL
Below spotted by the peeps
20. GROSBEAK, Gorgeous bird
21. CRNBREAD, cornbread
Mom wants that one
22. ASKEM, Ask them
23.SPIDEY
24. 22 MAINE
25. FRITZFIT
26. K7BRAVO, Maybe military 
27. LUVMYPUP
28. VPDIRT, mol Vice President of Dirt?
29. FLYNFISH, Flying Fish
30. ROCKNRON, Rocking Ron
31. GR-MATER , Green tomato
32.IMAGEEK, I am a geek
33. FYNEART, Fine Art
34. ART4GOOD, Art for good
35. FOXY...
36. ROOROCKER, Kangaroo Rocker
THAT'S ALL FOLKS BUT
NEVER FEAR WE HAVE MORE!!