Madi and Mom

Madi and Mom
Down Home in NC

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Saturday Sillies

THE SIGN BELOW MADE US
MOL
AND  LOL
WE HOPE IT TICKLED YOUR FUNNY BONE
TOO. 
MADI AND MOM

Friday, May 6, 2011

STANDING ROOM ONLY

WHEN 'DA BIRD' (cat toy) COMES OUT OF THE CLOSET, MADI FORGETS ALL SHE LEARNED AT 'DIVA FINISHING SCHOOL'.

SHE WILL STAND ON HER

HIND LEGS IN THIS VERY UNLADY LIKE POSITION STRETCHING AS FAR AS SHE CAN!!
THANKS TO MADI'S DAD FOR WORKING HIS MAGIC WITH DA BIRD.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Thursday Theme Song: Born Free


Mom and I thank Hootin' Anni for sponsoring this fun day


Today's song is "Born Free"!! Even though it was written about  my distant cousins, I gave Mom permission to use pictures of some majestic, free creatures she took pictures of last weekend.  We hope you enjoy the pictures and we dedicate it to our friends Ms. R her, Hubby and  the beautiful creatures who share their farm. 
Born free, as free as the wind blows

As free as the grass grows
Live free, and beauty surrounds you
The world still astounds you
Each time you look at a star
Stay free where no walls divide you
You are free as the roaring tide

So there is no need to hide

Born free, and life is worth living
But only worth living
'Cause you are born free.

Please click on the below video to enjoy while listening to Mr. Andy Williams sing this beautiful song.
We thank you for stopping by to see us today,
Madi and Mom

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

How Mom spends her 'spare' time! MOL

Happy Tuesday to every 4 legger and their 2 leggers.
Inquiring minds have asked, what Mom is doing with her time now that she is retired.  Well if you asked her, she'd say
Madi is a slave driver...she makes me work on her blog 24/7....
and that would be an untruth!!!  When she is not upstairs slaving over lovingly working on my blog, she reads and crochets.
She is currently reading 'Curiosity Thrilled the Cat'
by Sopie Kelly. Rem's mom suggested this one.  Mom is currently crocheting a curly scarf for my Sister...no it isn't a surprise...Sis picked out the yarn for her scarf.

She still has this stack to read, well she already read
Jack's. She will make a several baby afgans out of this large
skein of baby yarn.  They will be donated to a local hospital for
their premmie nursery.

She and Dad take a walk every morning.  Sometimes they
walk on trails and sometimes in the mall
Mom was trying to be artsy here....she says she didn't see
the bird poop when she took it. MOL
 Mom correct me if I'm wrong, BUT I believe when your
honey is standing under mistletoe you should be doing something
other than taking pictures......
I'm just sayin'.....MOL

So you see Mom is staying really busy and doesn't know how in the world she ever had time to work at N. C. State University.
Thanks for stopping by,
Madi

Monday, May 2, 2011

Planes, Trains, Plates

Happy Monday to all near and far
It is I, Madi, your roving reporter, reporting from atop the carpet in the red room.  Fasten your seat belts the ride could get bumpy.

Hop aboard the plane Mom and Dad saw in Crabtree Valley Mall 
OMC it is a real plane too.  Mom told me it is part of the
promotion for a new tavern coming soon....
There will be more pictures and we'll reveal the fun
name of the tavern soon.
PLANES
 MOL Dad is in the train engineer's seat below....
The train belongs to his train brain buddy Mr. Joe.
TRAINS
PLATES
Mom is convinced there are more 'vanity' licenses plates than regular ones. 
1.CISCO5.0, Cisco 5.0...maybe a software package
2.HBRITTN, NO CLUE
3.G-4-3 "DP", NO CLUE
4.THNKSMAC,Thanks Mac
5.GTH007, Something to do with James Bond??
6.ICSTAR$2, I see stars too, maybe an astronomer??
7.PAM U-K, Pam maybe from the UK
8.DRAGO, on a motorcyle decorated like a dragon
9.MAKOFFR7, Make Offer #7
10.SNOWBIRD, Former resident of the North
11.WVU-BETA, West Virgina Univ, Faternity ??
12.CTNRSTGE, Center Stage, theatrical venue NCSU
13.KYANDME, Mickey and Me
14.IPASSEDU, I passed you (how clever)
15.AGADAWG,A Georgia Dog (Univ. of GA)
16.HAPA, NO CLUE
17.1ST GEER
18.SPOILME
19.B1RD, BIRD
20.MELLI007, NO CLUE,Something to do with James Bond
21.SUMMERS2, maybe a last name
22. J-3P-CUB, Dad told mom it refers to a Piper Cub J3 plane
Twenty-two plates today and Mom has already spotted at least that many MORE

Sunday, May 1, 2011

A MONTH AND A MOTH

Happy May 1st!!
One month ago, April 1st, was Mom's first full day of retirement.
Not only did she receive her very first retirment check today....

she also is happy to report that it has indeed been a profitable month.  She found 5 cents this month. MOL
Mom says most folks don't take time to pick up a penny. Nor do they remember this little diddy 'see a penny pick it up, all the day you'll have good luck'!! 
 Quite frankly don't understand all the fuss over 5 cents.  It won't even buy a can of Fancy Feast!!!
 In spite my lack of excitement over Mom's 5 cents wind fall, I do think this is a most beautiful moth that was resting on Dad's car window.
Please ignore the pollen!!!
Happy Sunday and as always thank you for visiting us.
Madi and Mom