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Happy Birthday Beatrix!

by Kimberly A. Cook                (Twitter@  WarriorTales)

Today is Beatrix Potter’s birthday, that champion of little rabbits in coats with brass buttons.  What better way to spend a Friday than having bunny dreams.

An extraordinary woman, especially for her time, she is an enduring artist, author and treasure. What she accomplished in countryside land conservation with the proceeds from her “little bunny book” is legend and part of the National Trust in the United Kingdom. If you havwen’t seen the movie “Miss Potter,” take a look at this trailer and put it on your list.

Rabbits rule! Go Peter!

Have a great weekend and Happy Quirky Friday!

 

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A Bunny With Lipstick?

by Kimberly A. Cook                (Twitter@  WarriorTales)

I’m still in lazy mode this week, but we can’t forget author Beatrix Potter’s birthday yesterday. Peter Rabbit rules! What better way to celebrate than an adorable bunny eating raspberries. Looks like lipstick to me!

Have a great weekend and Happy Quirky Friday!

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Of Bunnies and Blue Moons?

by Kimberly A. Cook             (Twitter@  WarriorTales)

It’s been a week here in the land of “Portlandia.” Between a 103 degree heat wave, protestors hanging from one of our bridges and today’s Blue Moon, it’s actually pretty normal for us. And people wonder why I’m quirky.

While Spec Ops Cat is hunting something with the sound of small feet in my kitchen wall, which I’m ignoring for the moment, time for a fun video. In honor of Beatrix Potter’s birthday this week, what better way to enjoy tonight’s full Blue Moon than watching two species get along, one being Bubbles the bunny!

Stay cool, drink water and Happy Quirky Friday!

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Been On A Weekend Shopping Safari?

by Kimberly A. Cook               (Twitter@   WarriorTales)

Spent this past weekend dashing around like a maniac. Zipped over to Craft Warehouse for their tent sale on Saturday, then managed to get stuck in our first rain storm in two months on the freeway. The downpour created two traffic jams and two car wrecks I avoided in 75 minutes trying to get to my writer support group; but All’s Well That End’s Well. Made it!

A favorite sign at Craft Warehouse. I may have to go back and get this....

A favorite sign at Craft Warehouse. I may have to go back and get this….

On Sunday I zoomed over to the grocery store to hand off a wedding gift and try to beat the after church crowds at the same time. While waiting at the designated outside meeting spot, I noticed the bees busily working away on the flowers in the garden center. Go bees! Took out my ever ready camera and got a few pics.

Then finished up Sunday by binge-watching three “Who Do You Think You Are” shows on The Learning Channel before the start of the new season that night. It’s like a cozy mystery for every show and so fun to follow the genealogy trails.

I enjoy when they use military records, since heaven knows there is always paper involved when serving in the military. A nice by-product of the tv watching was Spec Ops Cat approved of the lap time.

So we got some rain, had a cool weekend, and here comes the heat again. Seriously, Mother Nature is having hot flashes and I can do without temps in the 90s. Let’s hope for cooler temps than predicted and if not, keep your cameras ready for the outfits! In high heat I see the most amazing clothes combos.

Bee on the job. Even on Sunday!

Bee on the job. Even on Sunday!

P.S. Happy Birthday to Beatrix Potter today. Her “little bunny book” as she called it, “Peter Rabbit,” helped her preserve hundreds of acres in the Lake District of England. The little bunny that could!

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Happy Birthday Beatrix Potter!

by Kimberly A. Cook             (Twitter@ WarriorTales)

In honor of Beatrix Potter’s birthday on Monday, July 28th, I thought it only fitting to highlight a talented rabbit. Her little bunny book “Peter Rabbit,” as she called it, made it possible for her to save hundreds of acres of English land for the National Trust. One impressive bunny accomplishment!

I own a copy in French, “Pierre Lapin,” which sits on my desk.

Check out how talented this little bunny is getting his treats. Have a great weekend and Happy Quirky Friday!

 

 

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