We are keeping things simple this week! And rather short too:)
We are glad and very thankful that we escaped the bad storm(s) that smashed into Battle Creek midweek, the worst being on June 10th. Many still do not have power restored, and it is a huge mess of downed trees and powerlines, also transformers were damaged. Some cars got smashed by the trees and homes as well. A lot of stores are closed. Sheesh, first the corona mess, then protests and upheavals and now this natural mess. There were winds of 70 to 80 MPH, that is hurricane force. Many of the peeps who work with petcretary do not have power, they are roughing it, and meanwhile their freezers and fridges are spoiling...so sad...
We did not lose our power, but just north of here they did, and south of us is where the worst damage is.
We did lose some big branches and countless smaller ones. No trees fell on our back fence, where our 'woods' are.
Strange phenomena: Several hours before this storm, D & B were going nutszo near the base of a tree. I called them off of whatever they were trying to get at, and they were temporarily locked in the house...when petcretary investigated, it was a huge crayfish. How and why it got into our yard is a mystery, and the creek is quite a distance from our yard. Well, *she* got it on a shovel and placed it on the safe side of the fence, and hoped that it would find its way back to the creek area. (And no, it did not pinch anyone...though it was trying to be ferocious!)
So finally, here we are:
|I was studying some bit of bug on the floor, when I was disturbed...|
|You need me for something, Petcretary?|
|Bwhahahaha, she said could I please take a selfie!! Sure...whatever...MOL!|
|Serious little Dalton...|
Benji's latest habit is to find any reachable towels in the bathroom and teach them a lesson or two, which means he takes them outside and rips them up...Hmmm, not very acceptable, dude!
|Innocent babyfaced Benji|
On Tuesdays, there is a fun blog event each week, at Teddy's (Two Spoiled Cats) blog. Teaser Tuesday. Sometimes Miss Pam gives a mystery picture to find out where it was, and sometimes she uses guest pictures sent in by Teddy's pals.
So this past Tuesday, petcretary got this badge for sending in her picture.
It was taken by her cousin who lives not too far from the location.
|The Deventer Water Tower, ca1892, (In The Netherlands.)|
Nobody was able to guess the location, though a few did think it was a water tower.Here is a link to the post, Tuesday Teaser
. And here is the link to 'The Teaser Tell All'
We all need to send our thoughts, pawyers, purrs and good wishes to Dakota and to Cody as well...and further, also to Dougie Dog. There are links to visit their blogs under their images.
And we also had to say farewell to Harvey, a precious kitty well known and deeply loved by many, from Dash Kitten (Marjorie Dawson).