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Flagged floors? The cat room or hallway?
lol, that was Mamanyt1953 Mamanyt1953 although I love them also :) in the hallway, and your ROCKIN' cat room :)

You are a wonderful photographer :cloud9:

It’s the only piece left here that is still zoned agricultural and I have worked to keep it that way.
WOW, good for you! You're absolutely incredible :hearthrob::purr:
 

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My indoors view is ever changing too. It rained today so no walk in the swamp. Maybe tomorrow. Rainy days mean the cats want to snuggle. Ferals snuggling? Why yes! Lol

My timid little Mitsy. Mom?
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It’s raining and it reminds me of being outside and getting wet.
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I think I want to be a dry lap cat!
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Human arms keep you feeling safe.
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What about me?
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A Kodiak will turn things upside down for a spot in your lap!
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Tell Kodiak to wait a minute.
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There’s a spot on my head that needs petting.
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That’s the spot!
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Can I be after Mitsy and Kodiak?
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Hey!
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I’m waiting by your feet and very sleepy!
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The rain makes us sleepy. Not sure if I can wait.
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Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.
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It’s hard to get comfy while sitting up.
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It makes me snore!
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Come on Muffin!
You made room for me?
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Pile of kitties! This is nice mom!
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Who says ferals can’t be lap cats? Maybe it helps to have a pile of Ferals.:flail:;)

Have a great night everyone!:heartshape:
 

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I no longer have my one helper who drives me to the city. I went foraging by myself today. Fortunately I found some masks and gloves im with my evacuation supplies. They are not the masks recommended but still, they afforded some protection. It looks like our stay at home order has been extended but we are allowed to forage. Necessities. I found sugar, instant potatoes, some soft scrub cleaner with bleach, I got my eye drops refilled ( obviously needed those lol) I found a monster sized box of paper napkins which can come in handy for lots of things ;) , some turkey sandwich meat, a few other foods and best of all........ canned cat food! It took all day to hunt but the kitties are now proud of my hunting skills. The best score for me personally was bananas!:banana2:
The drive there wasn’t bad but coming home people were disobeying traffic laws and definitely speeding. I suppose they were trying to beat the rain. It suddenly got chilly here again. I took my time getting home.
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Here’s the inside of the van! The most important things are right behind me. Lol
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So, last night was a night of being tired. I logged out and went for a snack before bed. I had been trying not to eat up some angel food cake but I splurged with a piece. Lol All my little angels thought that was a great idea.
Especially Whistle. He appeared out of the cat room very quickly.

I smell angel food!
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It must be for me!
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Don’t pull it away mom!
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I’ll just snag a piece!
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So I have the cake pulled back behind my head to avoid having Whistle tugging at it, when I feel a tug.:lol:
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Ha! Get a piece for me too Muffin!
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Kitties win! :insertevillaugh: My little angels.

When I returned home tonight I caught a bit of color in Sarah’s Garden. I came in and got a flashlight. This is one of the native iris. Like the ones I’m the swamp but there’s something I’m the soil of Sarah’s Garden that makes this one have a much richer color. If it’s blooming tomorrow. I’ll try to get a better photo.
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Have a great night everyone! :heartshape:
 

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LOL --and the behind-the-back grab :lol:

wow, that native iris is fabulous!! Thank you for that, and all your photos - you're really very good at this you know :heartshape:
Awww’ Thank you! Considering my many typos, faux pas and cat blurs, that is very encouraging. :blush::hugs:
 

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I don’t know how many of you remember that I told my Dad last year, about this time that I had gotten a Lion and he was dismayed, and believed me. I told him that this year I would find a unicorn instead. Well..... upon closer examination of the photo of that Iris.....I thought I saw something!

See where I put a black circle at bottom right?
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I blew the photo up here.
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No wonder they are hard to catch! Clear as glass! Lol I’ve got a feral Unicorn this year!


Happy April Fools Day everyone!
Surely Dad won’t believe this one cuz I’m lion again. :lol:🦁🦄
 

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The best score for me personally was bananas!:banana2:
I eat (or used to) a banana every day, so really miss them now when I run out between shopping trips. 🍌
So congrats on the banana score! :banana1: Enjoy every bite. 🍌

So I have the cake pulled back behind my head to avoid having Whistle tugging at it, when I feel a tug.:lol:
Awwww, look at little Muffin. :catrub:
Hmmm.... muffins .... must buy extra bananas next shopping trip. 🍌
And, of course, chocolate. 🍫
 

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Flagged floors? The cat room or hallway?
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LOL, well, whoever I am, I meant the hallway. GOOD JOB! It really looks like flagstones, and I'm a bit in love. THAT'S the kind of "flooring" I want! Have a mentioned that I have a kinda "medieval modern" decorating vibe?

LOVE all the photos. And for the record, I believe that all unicorns are feral by nature. They cannot be tamed at all. And that thing about the virgins is not quite right. Originally, it was "the pure," which included the pure of heart. So I have no doubts that you can gentle a unicorn!
 

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Furballsmom Furballsmom Dad reacted the same way you did! Unicorn?:spew:

rubysmama rubysmama I am enjoying the bananas! If only I could ration them but they get ripe quickly. Frozen banana? :lol:

Mamanyt1953 Mamanyt1953 I really do know who you are whether I can see you or not. :doh: So sorry! Between being very tired and my vision “ blinking” out on me I just could not see well. I tend to have spots or zones of missed vision during short term episodes. They precede migraines but if I immediately stop and close my eyes I can often stop the short circuiting.

You like the hall floor? It was so fun and easy to do. I painted the whole floor white first. Then I came back with a sponge and did brown, black and some very dark green. The stones were done in a day. I had a toddler over to visit a few days later. His mom told him to hand her a rock! He tried for several minutes before he gave her ,” the look!” :lol: That look was priceless! Seriously mom?!?!?!

Good point about the unicorns being feral. Lol I think the kitties probably attracted that one. They are pure of heart. Maybe Wanda Heart lured that one in? ;) I’ll have to ask her. Froggie may have brought it too.
 

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I caught Whistle whispering to Banjo.

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I don’t know what he said to her but she listened intently.
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It seemed like a serious conversation.
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Then Banjo went straight to the door!
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I held her up so she could talk to Froggie. She meowed immediately.
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Then she twisted around to look outside.
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She spotted something outside.
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It held her mesmerized.
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When Froggie called her back......
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She was smiling! They held their feet out to each other. Lol Maybe Froggie did bring the Unicorn here. A bit more magic?
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Perhaps this is explains why Sarah’s Garden is always in bloom!
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There is definitely something wonderful about the creatures of the woods. I wonder if it is the Unicorn that drinks from the pools here?
I did see that large pathway to the water. ;)
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Another story in the making? Owl, pussycat, Froggie and a Unicorn? Who knows what fairytales our ferals can tell us? I may need a bigger boat. :lol:

Have a great night everyone! Let me know if you spot a Unicorn in any of our future photos! :heartshape:🦄
 

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rubysmama rubysmama rubysmama rubysmama I am enjoying the bananas! If only I could ration them but they get ripe quickly. Frozen banana? :lol:
I'm finding the same thing about them ripening too quickly. You can freeze them to use in smoothies. But I'm also Googling to see if there's any way to slow their ripening. If I find anything that works, I'll post it here. 🍌
 

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Come on Muffin!
You made room for me?
Awww if I was there, I would be snuggling the Muffin kitty. 😻

The best score for me personally was bananas!:banana2:
I'm supposed to eat a banana everyday for potassium, but I don't. My granola that I had today was banana flavored though! Does that count? I've also seen banana flavored cappuccino mix.... ;)

Frozen banana? :lol:
Do they taste okay if you freeze them? 🍌
 

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I'm finding the same thing about them ripening too quickly. You can freeze them to use in smoothies. But I'm also Googling to see if there's any way to slow their ripening. If I find anything that works, I'll post it here. 🍌
Read somewhere to stop the bananas from ripening or over ripening too fast is to use the clear food wrap and wrap up the head of the bunch of the bananas.

But do you know that the more black spots on the skin of the bananas as they ripen have more nutrients than those that are nicer looking? I can't remember what it is but you can Google them too. If I can locate the video, I'll post it here.

Found the videos :



 
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Furballsmom Furballsmom The colors always attract me. I must bee part bug. Lol

rubysmama rubysmama I’m not supposed to have dairy. My Dad loves Banana milkshakes though. A pure mashed banana is good with me! Banana popsicle? Lol I understand that hanging them up helps.

M maggiedemi They do taste the same. Texture is a little different but all good! Purrfect time for you to see the nightly post! :cloud9:

tabbytom tabbytom Those are great videos! I actually prefer some spots. I didn’t know all the facts though. I love a very ripe banana sliced into a bowl of milk and Rice Krispies. No sugar! I like other non sugar cereals in milk too but gluten is now off limits and I couldn’t find anything in the store. I’m not supposed to have the milk either but ...... just a little cheating. :lol: I just don’t drink the leftovers.
Thank you for the tips! I am trying to ration what I have. They are a wonderful treat so making them last longer is great! :)
 
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