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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Team Work

Hello, everyone.  It's me, Cammie.

"Let's get this weekend started!"
"Yeah!  Let's go!"

Have a great Saturday!

(and Mags)

Friday, April 20, 2018

Wall Posing

Greetings to all!  It's me, Maggie!  OK, there have been rumors around here that I'm not quite up to the role of Super Model.  Granted, I'm no Cammie, but who amongst us really is?  Exactly.  So ...  Mom needed some new photos to practice on for a course she's taking and I volunteered to pose for her!  I wanted to prove that I could rise to the challenge.

After a pep talk from Cam, I went out and did some wall posing.

I posed with my nose up:


I lowered it a bit and had Mom shoot in square format:


And for the big finish, I gave her my best Prime Minister pose:

Me, Polargold's Margaret Thatcher

See?  I can totally knock a Super Model session out of the park!

In totally unrelated news, the neighbor to our south was cooking something that smelled absolutely AMAZING!

Yours sincerely,
Margaret Thatcher

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Snooter Smoochies!

Greetings to all!  It's me, Mags.  How many of you (or your moms) wanted to give Cammie's snooter a big ol' smooch yesterday?  That's what I thought!  LOTS of you!  Well, here.  Let me do it for you!

  "Kiss-kiss, Cam-a-roo!"  
   "Oh, my Maggie!"  

She is seriously smoochable!

Yours sincerely,
Margaret Thatcher

PS:  I was NOT about to grab her neck and engage in Crazed River Otter Games!  I was NOT!

PS again:  OK, I was.  But I did give her a smooch first!

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

A Lovely Day In April!

Greetings to all!  It's me, Maggie!  Cam and I have had fun showing you the gardens for the past couple of days.  Mom and Dad have been putting a lot of work in lately, but not over the weekend for some reason.  Friday, it got over 90, then the Kansas winds kicked into high gear, then the temps started falling, then there were a bunch of really bad storms that missed us, then Saturday ...

The view to the west!

Yep! The view out back! Isn't that great?!!? When things started to settle down a bit, I thought Mom and I should stroll around out front.

"What a lovely day!"

It was so nice!  The winds were still blowing, the windchill was somewhere in the teens, and a light snow was falling!  Who could ask for more?  Oh.  Yeah.  Well, Mom needed a break from yard work, anyway!

Here's a short video. If you look to the left of the flower pot, you'll see some rocks and a clump of greenish stuff. That is - or was - the Grecian Windflowers we showed you. Hey, they're hearty; they're already looking good again! Anyway, let's go look around a bit!

What a lovely day, indeed! Is Kansas great or what?!?!

Yours sincerely,
Margaret Thatcher

PS:  Views expressed by Siberian Huskies on this blog do not necessarily reflect the views of their bipeds.

Monday, April 16, 2018

When You're Trying To Be A Supermodel ...

Hello, everyone.  It's me, Cam.  So there we were.  I was doing my best to pose like a supermodel in the garden ...

"OK, wait.  No ... OK, yeah ... no ... ha roo roo roo ... OK, wait.  I can do this ..."
"Seriously, Maggie?"

... and someone had a case of the sillies.



Sunday, April 15, 2018

Serene Scenery Sunday

Hello, everyone!  It's me, Cammie.  Maggie and I thought we'd show you around the gardens a bit for Serene Scenery Sunday.  Mom shot these pictures a couple days ago, when it was still Spring.  Let's start with a look up here in the front.

"Nice mulch job, Mom!"

Please note the new mulch!  (For more pix of pretty much winterized/empty garden beds and fresh mulch, we uploaded photos to our Garden 2018 album at this link.)

The only thing blooming out front are these guys:

Grecian Wind Flower

They don't bloom long, but they are a great burst of color when they do!

Let's see what Maggie is doing out back, OK?

"I'm down here by the Wildflower Garden, feeling mighty serene!"

I thought I'd join her on the wall for a pose.

"In fact, I'm so serene, I'm ready to go to sleep!"
"Maybe we should liven things up a bit!"

Oh.  In that photo above, you can see some of the sedum coming to life, in the left-hand corner of the shot.  I think that one is the Blue Spruce Sedum.

Anyway, we ran around and played for a bit, then did some more posing.  Here we are on the retaining wall:

"Well, that was fun!  Now ... what to do, what to do!"
"SO much fun!  Just don't jump off the wall, Maggie."

More different sedum right there in front of us!  Mom thought we should move away from the retaining walls for some reason, so we headed up to the Friendship Garden.  The sedum plants are coming in up there, too.

"Ha roo, everyone!"
"I wouldn't have let her jump, Mom!"

Honestly.  She's like my very own puppy to me -- no way would I let her do something crazy!  ... without joining her myself.

We  messed around some more    got in a quick round of Crazed River Otter Games  walked around enjoying the gardens a bit more, then struck a pose by the Texas Quince.

"I'm feeling quite serene now!"
"Me, too.  And just a wee bit tired!"

Mom took a closeup of the Texas Quince with her iPhone and caught a bee in there!  Check it out:


I hope he's found somewhere warm to hunker down these past few days -- we've had snow and windchills in the teens!  Now THAT'S nice and serene!

Have a lovely Sunday!