I say that I have the best daughter in the world because she is always willing to help out an animal in need. Many times she goes above and beyond to help them.
Tonight we drove by an area where a house was torn down that used to have a lot of cats running around and sleeping on the porch. The house was torn down a few weeks ago and I stupidly thought that whoever had lived there must have made arrangements for the cats. Whether it was the person who used to live there or the person in charge of that person or whoever, they did not. We discovered the cats there this evening. She drove right to the store and bought cat food and a water bowl for them.
We went back and they all ran into the woods that surround the house. To our surprise we found that someone had been leaving food for them. Then we walked around behind a big tree into a nice little shaded spot and there was a lot of old empty food containers and cat food bags. It looked as if someone was trying to keep them fed and watered. We did wonder if a homeless person might have been staying there also. It was getting dark so we couldn’t really get a good look behind the hedge of trees and bushes.
Tomorrow I will call our No-Kill shelter and pray that they will for once have room for animal that I call about! At least we know they have enough food and some water.
So I have to say it again, I have the best daughter in the world! She is an animal hero.
Posted in Animals, Uncategorized
Tagged be kind help an animal, Beautiful, beautiful day, cat food, Cats, daughter, friend, Happy, help, help the homeless, hero, joy, Life, light, love, Nature, no kill shelter, she loves animals, smile, sunshine, sweet, water
I love it! I consider this to be my best Goodwill find ever. It is 100 % silk although I am sure if it’s Peta approved to wear silk anymore. Do they really make those little worms work like slaves and steal their silk? I didn’t go looking for silk, I just came upon it. I certainly wasn’t going to pass the shirt up I found it. So I am very sorry to the worms who made this shirt. You did a beautiful job. My photo does not do it proper justice.
Posted in Thrift, Uncategorized
Tagged blue, dress it down, dress it up, excellent condition, gold, goodwill, green, peacock, satiny, shift, shirt, silk, soft, Sparkly, thrift
A good friend of mine has written a book about Gunsmoke’s Dodge City before the fire that destroyed the background used from 1955 to 1962. Please read more about his book on his website, The Alien Publishing Company.
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Tagged amanda blake, black and white format, buck taylor, burt reynolds, california, cbs television, cowboy, dennis weaver, festus, glenn strange, gunsmoke, james arness, ken curtis, marshall dillon, matt dillon, melody ranch, milburn stone, Miss Kitty, motion picture, newhall california, roger ewing, saloon, the old tv western gunsmoke, western
but there is still a glimmer of light in the distance, you just have to look for it.
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Tagged abstract, abstract art, Dark, good, green, illuminate, kindness, light, look for it, Painting, paper, search, shine, water
This is Darla being a silly dog. She ran and jumped onto the bed covering herself halfway with the sheet and waited for me to come by and look at her. I was amazed by how long she sat there waiting for me. She isn’t usually that patient. Then I was supposed to go in and attack her and wrestle with her.
This story of a long lost dog will inspire you to never give up if your dog goes missing. A microchip and an animal hero were the keys to this beloved baby getting back home after six long years! And this story comes with an extra dose of happy to it! So remember, never, ever give up if your dog has been lost or possibly stolen.
One of the most important things you can do is to visit the pounds and shelters everyday. I know that when people just make a phone call that is not always sufficient enough. You have to go and look with your own eyes! And put out more flyers than you think are needed. Never give up!
Posted in Advice, Animals, From the news
Tagged animal control, animal shelter, don't give up, find your dog, keep looking, lost dog, love, microchip, post flyers, puppy, stolen dog, the pound, visit the shelter
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Tagged acrylic, Africa, be happy, evening in Africa, explore, go for it., have fun, heat, hot hot hot, just paint, Orange, Painting, peaceful, quiet time, relax, rest, safari, skyline, smile, sunset, tea time, tranquil, trees, water, what can you see
I made this quick and easy window dressing for the larger window in my kitchen. My house is most definitely not formal at all. Some things are even put up temporarily, just to see what I think about them.
I like bright colors and whimsy. I’m not at all above decorating using kids toys. Who doesn’t like toys?! Why do we have to hide our inner children? I can play too. Or at least look at fun things that make me smile.
So here is a curtain that I made and threw up in a jiffy. My kind of timeframe. I used iron- on hemming tape, probably the wrong way but it worked for the purpose, a babies teething ring and super glue. Yes I have moved on from staples and duct tape to super glue. Works great when you don’t get it on your fingers or in your eye!
I had this really long piece of material that my daughter left here many years ago and I just rediscovered it in a drawer.
I super glued the curtain to the window frame (a tiny bit) because I couldn’t find a little tiny nail. You can do things like that when you have an old crappy house. Then I super glued the teething ring to the bottom of the window sill and to the curtain behind it to keep it in place. If I decide in a few months that I want to replace it I will just take it down and paint over the chipped paint. See I told you, quick and easy window dressing. And fun! Makes me smile anyway.
I call it my Happy Curtain. Go ahead let your imagination go. Look for something you can use in an unusual, creative and unexpected way, something that will make you smile.
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Tagged alternative curtain material, bright, creative, curtain, decorate, decorate with a difference, decorate with toys, fun, Happy, imagination, interesting, kitchen, kitchen window, no sew, no sew curtain, Pink, quick and easy, stripes, sunshine, super glue, teething ring, toys, unusual curtain, window dressing