Saturday, October 31, 2009
Friday, October 30, 2009
smart bear writes
Hi out there . that lady over in the chair . . . wait a sec - now downstairs - now upstairs
anyway, her. gave me the chance to take over this blog only for today she said beecause she is bizzy
bizzy as a bee. bizzy as a ant. bizzy as a bee. did I say that already?
you see , we all are going for a ride. yippee. I love to ride. I love to go places. And we are going to ride very soon, I think. I havent had a chanse to ask because she is bizzy. bizzy as a bee.
anyways, I ask her if I could help and she said to find sumthin to do and stay out of the way. then I ask her if I could write on her blog and she said, yes yes whatever so long as I stay where she wont step on me.
typing is almost as hard as writing because my paws are almost too big to hit the right keey sometimes. but I think it is fun to tell you what is happening here. last niight my friendz and me got our pictures made. they dont mind the pictures but they dont like to wait their turn. so we play gamz and make funny faces at each other. cracks me up – they are a riot hope I spelled that right.
I am a very smart bear and I have watched what she does. she takes her camera and stretches herself in funny ways and takes pictures. I found her camera and so I took some pictures of my friends. I thought you would like to see them.
I dont no how to type on picktures so I just wrote what they are. those funny guys wouldnt stay still.
here are the picturz.
oh, its time for me to say so long. i have to go. if i don't go now, i wont get a window seet and i like to count cowz when we ride. see u later.
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
When X Marks the Spot
Saturday, October 24, 2009
Silver Anniversary Giveaway #4
While it seems a bit early to think about Christmas since Halloween has yet to arrive, I want to make certain that I will be able to send this special teddy to the winner in time for the holidays. And I want to give everyone as much time as possible to enter their name in the drawing.
Friday, October 23, 2009
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Confession of the Wife of a State Fair Fan
Honestly, I had no idea
when I took these few photos
for a college photography assignment
all those years ago
that this guy, my future husband, who has not changed a bit (he-reads-my-blog-you-know) was a State Fair Fanatic.
Now every year I hear a countdown
of the months, weeks, and days until the fair opens
when we will go and see the sights including
amazing cake decorations,
the games of skill (or chance),
and the colorful lights.
We will enjoy all the fair things
that happen only once a year
all over again. And you can be sure we will.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Going through some older photos . . .
I came across one of this piece called Bloom.
Why is it when you work on something that nearly drives you crazy, drains your brain and tests your patience is the very type of thing that once it is finished you cannot wait until you have another stretch of time to delve into something similar again?
Sunday, October 18, 2009
We interrupt this blog for the following announcement -
Now let me put my broom away. I have just returned from travelling all over this country and a few others for the Halloween festivities yesterday. It was quite a trip and I am ready to sit a spell. (Oh, forgive the pun. It is a leftover from all the ghoulish good times.) Whew! Anyway . . . on with this post.
Way, way back when I started writing here, I wanted to have a gathering with all kinds of creative souls. Having just dusted the cobwebs from the Halloween celebration hosted yesterday by A Fanciful Twist, I feel like it is none too soon to put my long pondered plan into place. What is it? I am so glad you asked. It’s a tea, but not just any tea. It’s a Christmas Tea - A Christmas Tea for all the Toys.
And you are invited. Yes, you who have visited, followed, commented, read, deciphered, returned, helped, and played along with me in this space. And not only you but your friends too. I want you all to join me with your own version of something that says Christmas or tea or Christmas tea. Hopefully, some of you bear artists out there wll be happy to share some Christmas and holiday teddies and their friends. I know you guys are just oozing with creativity. It a gathering not only for bear artists, but artists and other creative types of all kinds. I know you are out there in blog land. Remember, I have just been all over the world visiting with some of you.
And it’s not only for bears, of course. There are all kinds of toys out there that would love to come to a Christmas tea. A book that I return to often that inspires me is Tasha Tudor’s The Dolls’ Christmas. I can envision all sorts of things – artwork, table settings, Christmas trees, gifts and ribbons and bows and bears and dolls . . . Why I think I’ve got SugarPLUMs dancing in my head!
To explain this tea party, I’ve written a very few simple instructions.
#1 – Leave a comment below that you would like to be listed as a tea partier. Please include a link to your blog. I will have a list on my sidebar with links back to those who will be participating.
#2 – Share the details of the Christmas tea on your blog and link back to my blog or this post. Here is a Christmas tea button that is available for you to use.
#3 – On the day of the tea, December 5, 2009 be sure to post your version of a Christmas Tea for all the Toys and link back to bearbits so your guests can navigate to the other tea parties. (You can even write your post ahead of time and schedule its publication if you think you might not have enough time as the holidays approach.)
Then all you have left to do is Enjoy. Enjoy visiting the other blogs, the other bears, and the other toys. It’s a time to celebrate! Can you have too much fun?
If you would like, here is a large version of the button that you are more than welcome to use on your blog.
Boy, it sure feels good to put my feet up. Using them for brakes on the broom can wear a girl out! Now we return you to your regularly scheduled blog.
Friday, October 16, 2009
The Halloween Party
The lawn is decorated with a carved jack o’ lantern and a solitary pumpkin.