Friday, September 17, 2021

Predicament (Feline Friday) and Friendly Fill-Ins


Feline Friday was started by Steve, The Burnt Food Dude, and i'm going to believe it's because he likes cats.

He has handed hosting duties off to Sandee, of Comedy Plus, and it's simple to join, just follow the link to Sandee's page for the rules and the code.

Sometimes cats get themselves into predicaments.  She wasn't really stuck, she just took a moment to get herself untangled.


Friendly Fill-Ins are easy to do. There are four statements: the first two statements are provided by Ellen of 15AndMeowing, and the final two are offered by Lorianne The Menagerie Mom of Four-Legged Furballs. They try to make sure the statements will be fun to both answer and share. The linky will be posted at or about 12:00 AM on Friday. Please head over to one of their sites, link up, and share your thoughts!      

Here are this week's statements with my responses underlined:

1. Is it wrong to __________________?

2. I wish I had kept my _____________________.

3. _________ is my idea of living happily ever after.

4. It’s been a long time since I _________.

1. Is it wrong to   be glad we have Coda with us still, since it means Little Girl is still on duty?

2. I wish I had kept my   big mouth shut on more than one occasion.

3. Heaven  is my idea of living happily ever after.

4. It’s been a long time since I   put on make-up other than a bit of lipstick.


Today is:

Birthday of Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala -- Tonga

Chästeilet im Justistal -- Merlingen, Switzerland (dividing of the summer's cheese between the dairy farmers of the area, a weekend celebration that must be tasted to be believed!)

Citizenship Day -- US

Clean Up the World Weekend -- it's a big challenge, but we can try   

Eleven Days of Global Unity -- Day 7, Women (sponsored by We, the World

Feast of Hathor -- Ancient Egyptian Calendar (date approximate)

Fundacion de Melilla -- ML, Spain

International Country Music Day

National Apple Dumpling Day

National Heroes Day -- Angola

National POW/MIA Recognition Day -- US 

National Tradesmen Day -- US

Niketeria -- Ancient Greek Calendar (date approximate)

Operation Market Garden Remembrance -- Netherlands

Pledge Across America Day -- US (beginning of Constitution Week, every school is invited to join a synchronized Pledge of Allegiance across the whole nation, from 8am Hawaiian time to 2pm Eastern; schools are also encouraged to have an exercise of some kind about the US Constitution)

     on the anniversary of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787

Return of Kelp-Koli Celebration -- Fairy Calendar (under duress, of course)

Stigmata of St. Francis' Day

St. Hildegard von Bingen's Day (author of treatises on natural healing and the first musical composer whose biography is known)

St. Lambert's Day (Patron of Middelaar, Netherlands)

Thimphu Tsechu / Thimphu Drubchen -- Thimphu, Bhutan (three day Drukpa Buddhism tshechu festival, sacred masked dances dedicated to Bhutan's protective spirit which tourists may watch but are strictly prohibited from taking pictures; this is Bhutan's largest tshechu and has been held every year since 1867)

Time's Up Day -- created by Wellcat Holidays; time's up on holding that grudge, you need to make amends with people today, since you aren't guaranteed a tomorrow

VFW Ladies Auxiliary Day -- anniversary of founding in 1914

Anniversary Today:

The Constitution of the United States is signed, 1787

American Professional Football League (later the NFL) founded (a/k/a the Swallowing Up of Weekends), 1920

Birthdays Today:

Chuck Liddell, 1969

Kyle Chandler, 1965

Rita Rudner, 1956

Cassandra "Elvira" Peterson, 1951

John Ritter, 1948

David H. Souter, 1974

Ken Kesey, 1935

Maureen Conolly, 1934

Anne Bancroft, 1931

Roddy McDowall, 1928

George Blanda, 1927

Hank Williams Sr., 1923

Chaim Herzog, 1918

Warren E. Burger, 1907

Jerry Colonna, 1904

John Willard Marriot, 1900

Andrew "Rube" Foster, 1879

Baron Friedrich Von Steuben, 1730

Debuting/Premiering Today:

"Home Improvement"(TV), 1991

"Head of the Class"(TV), 1986

"M*A*S*H"(TV), 1972

"McMillan and Wife"(TV), 1971

"Mission: Impossible"(TV), 1966

"Bewitched"(TV), 1964

"The Fugitive"(TV), 1963

"Car 54 Where are You?"(TV), 1961

"Outward Bound"(Play), 1923

Today in History:

The Battle of Thermopylae, fought between 300 Spartans, led by their king, Leonidas, and the Achaemenid Empire begins, BC480

Arabs conquer Alexandria, and destroy its library for the last time, 642

Netherland sailors discover Mauritus, 1598

Massachusetts Bay Colony gets a new charter, 1691

Presidio of San Francisco is founded in New Spain, 1776

US Constitution is adopted by the Philadelphia convention, 1787

Sprinkler system for extinguishing fires is patented by Phillip W. Pratt, 1872

The Wright Flyer flown by Orville Wright, with Lieutenant Thomas Selfridge as passenger, crashes killing Selfridge, who becomes the first airplane fatality, 1908

The first transcontinental airplane flight, from New York to Pasadena, is completed after 82 hours 4 minutes, 1911

The Okeechobee Hurricane strikes southeastern Florida, killing upwards 

of 2,500 people, the third deadliest natural disaster in United States history, behind the Galveston Hurricane of 1900 and the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, 1928

The Canadian steamship SS Noronic burns in Toronto Harbour with the loss of over 118 lives, 1949

Television is first broadcast in Australia, 1956

Malaysia joins the United Nations, 1957

Bangladesh, Grenada and Guinea-Bissau join the United Nations, 1974

The first Space Shuttle, Enterprise, is unveiled by NASA, 1976

The Camp David Accords are signed by Israel and Egypt, 1978

Vanessa Williams becomes the first black Miss America, 1983

Estonia, North Korea, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, the Marshall Islands and Micronesia join the United Nations, 1991

The first version of the Linux kernel (0.01) is released to the Internet, 1991

Fourpeaked Mountain in Alaska erupts, marking the first eruption for the long-dormant volcano in at least 10,000 years, 2006

A drill finally reaches the 33 Chilean miners trapped after the Aug. 5 Copiapo mining accident, 2010 

In an attempt to curb child marriages, Indonesia raises the legal marriage age of females to 19, the same as males, 2019


Elephant's Child said...

Of course it is not wrong to enjoy your time with Coda. And yes, I have said the wrong thing more than once (which I regret).

Victor S E Moubarak said...

Enjoy ... Coda ... cats ... family ... life!

God bless.

Cathy Kennedy said...


I can relate to the same problem as you with #2.
My mouth gets me in trouble frequently. Heaven is the ultimate living happily ever after. Good answer! Have a good weekend, my dear!

stevebethere said...

LOL I bet the untangling was comical to watch :-)

I liked your replies especially #2 I can relate to that ha

Have a shutmouthtastic weekend

Sandee said...

That looks painful for the kitty, but I know it isn't. They sure can get themselves into odd places.

Love your fill-ins. I've not worn any makeup for years. I'm glad you have Coda still.

Thank you for joining the Feline Friday Blog Hop.

Have a purrfect Feline Friday and weekend. Big hug. ♥

carol l mckenna said...

Unique kitty photo ~ glad she is safe ~ Xo ~ great fill ins and Coda is a sweetie to have around too ~

Living in the Moment,

A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)

Brian said...

That was some stuck kitty and those were good answers too.

Marv, Jo Jo, Komo, Cinnamon & Angel Nellie said...

I LOVE all of your answers! Especially #2! I am pretty adept at shooting off my mouth before loading my brains! And Cats must be boneless! That cat is the best contortionist! Thanks for the laugh Mimi!

pilch92 said...

Cute kitty shot. That happens to mine once in a while too. Thank you for participating in the fill-ins, great answers. Nothing wrong with enjoying Coda. :) Have a wonderful weekend. XO

Karen BakingInATornado said...

I'm with you, there are many occasions when I wish I'd kept my mouth shut.