Feline Friday was originally started by Steve, The Burnt Food Dude (who no longer blogs), and i'm going to believe it's because he likes cats.
He handed hosting duties off to Sandee at Comedy Plus, and now she's entrusting it to me. Wish me luck!
Feline Friday is simple to join. All you have to do is: Post a picture, drawing, cartoon or video of a cat (they may be silly or cute). Then add your link.
One thing for sure is this is a fun and easy meme to do. So come and join us in Feline Friday.
What better way to start the weekend than with a feline!
We're new here.
Um, we're not impressed with the accommodations.
Much better! (By the way, they are both preadopted already!)
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. Hearing sound effects when i get out of bed in the morning makes me feel old.
2. Playing games with Becca makes me feel young.
3. Recently, the spare pair of socks i carry in my bag came in very handy. I took my shoes off to climb into and clean a large shower and of course my socks got dampened in the process, but that's why i keep spares.
4. I think that a glass stove is the most useless kitchen appliance. You can't risk using cast iron on them (and that's almost all i want to use) as if you slip with it at all you can shatter the whole stove top, and they are horrible to clean as i am reminded every two weeks in Ms. V's kitchen.
Arbor Day -- Florida and Louisiana, US
Armed Forces Day -- Mali
Camcorder Day -- five companies agreed, this day in 1982, to cooperate and construct a camera with a built in VCR
Celtic Tree Month Beth (Birch) ends
Coffee Break Day
Day of National Mourning -- Azerbaijan (a/k/a Martyrs' Day)
Festival of Jubilation for Osiris -- Ancient Egyptian Calendar (date approximate, in Busiris)
Heroes Day -- Cape Verde; Guinea-Bissau (death anniversary of Amilcar Cabral)
La Tamborrada de San Sebastian -- San Sebastian, Spain (24 hours of drumming, begun last evening)
National Buttercrunch Day
National Cheese Lover's Day
National Granola Bar Day
National Disc Jockey Day -- listed lots of places, but no particular reason given for the choice of date
Penguin Awareness Day -- lots of celebrating, but no history of who started it
Porri Month begins -- Traditional Icelandic Calendar (the name means Middle of Winter, and personifies him as Old Man Winter; often the harshest month, so greet him kindly, to soften his heart and hasten spring)
Bondadagur (Husband's Day) -- first day of Porri (various traditions honoring the man of the house; these days, women often give the men flowers)
Sacrifices to Athena -- Ancient Greek Calendar (date approximate)
Stay Young Forever Day -- celebrate the child in all of us, do something fun
St. Sebastian's Day (Patron of archers, armorers, arrowsmiths/fletchers, athletes, bookbinders, diseased cattle, dying people, gardeners, gunsmiths, hardware stores, ironmongers, lace makers/lace workers, lead workers, masons, plague victims, police officers, Pontifical Swiss Guards, raquet makers, soldiers, stone masons/stone cutters; several cities, but especially of Rio de Janiero, Brazil and San Sebastian, Puerto Rico, where today is marked with celebrations; against cattle disease, enemies of religion, plague)
Take a Walk Outdoors Day -- unless it's storming, a good way to get some exercise
Te Kowakamai -- Setaka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan (festival of old style Japanese dances)
Skeet Ulrich, 1969
Rainn Wilson, 1966
James Denton, 1963
Lorenzo Lamas, 1958
Bill Maher, 1956
David Lynch, 1946
Dorothy Provine, 1937
Arte Johnson, 1934
Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, 1930
Patricia Neal, 1926
Otis Dewey "Slim" whitman, 1924
Federico Fellini, 1920
DeForest Kelley, 1920
Joy Adamson, 1910
George Burns, 1896
Harold Lincoln Gray, 1894
Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter, 1889
Carolus Linnaeus, 1778
André-Marie Ampère, 1775
Richard Henry Lee, 1732
"Meet the Beatles"(Album, US release), 1964
Today in History:
The first elected English Parliament called into session by the 6th Earl of Leicester, and meets in the Palace of Westminster (a/k/a Houses of Parliament), 1265
The present-day location of Rio de Janeiro is first explored, 1502
The Casa Contratacion (Board of Trade) is founded in Spain to deal with American affairs, 1503
The cornerstone of Amsterdam town hall laid, 1648
The third and main part of First Fleet arrives at Botany Bay. Arthur Phillip decides that Botany Bay is unsuitable for the location of a penal colony, and decides to move to Port Jackson, 1788
China cedes Hong Kong to British, 1841
L.A. Thompson patents the roller coaster, 1885
The first full length talking motion picture filmed outdoors is released, "In Old Arizona", 1929
Nazi officials hold notorious Wannsee conference in Berlin deciding on "final solution" calling for extermination of Europe's Jews, 1942
The first atomic submarine, USS Nautilus, is launched at Groton, Connecticut, 1955
Witnesses report sightings of a Bottlenose whale swimming in the River Thames, the first time the species had been seen in the River Thames since records began in 1913, 2006
A three-man team, using only skis and kites, completes a 1,093-mile (1,759 km) trek to reach the southern pole of inaccessibility for the first time since 1958 and for the first time ever without mechanical assistance, 2007
Austria votes to maintain compulsory military service in a referendum, 2013
19-year-old aviator Zara Rutherford becomes the youngest woman to fly solo around the world, 2022