Friday, August 11, 2017

August 11th, 2017

Hello everyone! How are you? I’m okay. Mom had a long day at work, so we’re going to keep this pretty short.
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Mom has found a new little thing to collect. They’re called MiniMixieQs. I think they look like tiny Funko Pop! Mom can buy them at her retail job! We also got a lot on ebay. Each of them have a name. I like them because they’re so tiny!

It turns out that this is my 400th post! Who would have thought! Four hundred posts!

Mom says it is time to go to bed. I will get her to write our post a little earlier next week. I hope you all have a good day!
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Friday, August 04, 2017

August 4th, 2017

A few days ago, Mom discovered that the owie on one of my paws got a lot worse. She’s decided that he has to take care of it herself. We spent a little time browsing the internet for some new corduroy for my paw pads, and we were wondering if anyone knew if there’s any way to look up corduroy fabric by the space between the lines, or the thickness of the lines.
This is Foster’s paw. This is the kind of corduroy we would need to match mine. Mine is injured near the top.
Mom doesn’t want to replace my whole paw pad though. She says that I could have just a patch, and it could really be any color I wanted. It would sort of be like a band aid! What do you all think? Should it be brown like my paw pads? Purple? Blue?
I hope everyone is having a good day! Talk to you soon!
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Friday, July 28, 2017

July 28th, 2017

Hello everyone! How are you? Things have been pretty quiet around here. The weather has been all right, so we have spent some time outside on the porch.
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Oliver, the dog, really likes sitting outside on the porch. He likes to look around and guard his territory.
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I like to sit on the porch and watch the birds. Sometimes I see blue jays. They’re one of my favorite birds. They are very smart. Do you like any birds? We get all sorts of birds around our house. Mom’s parents really like feeding the birds, so it encourages them to come and eat!
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Mom bought me a new shirt. The old BAB one got too old looking for her tastes! You really can’t tell, but this one has dinosaurs on it!
I hope you’re all having a great day! Talk to you later!
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Friday, July 21, 2017

July 21st, 2017

Mom and I spent the afternoon and evening after she got done with work bringing her sister and nephew home. We are very tired, and Mom still has to go to work in the morning.
On Facebook, Mom noticed that one of our favorite dollhouse/miniature websites had all sorts of tiny glass animals! So Mom picked out some and ordered them.
Blogo seems to only let us share one of them. I will share more next week! I have to convince Mom to go to bed earlier so she can stay awake when we need to post!
This one is a pink flamingo. Mom and I decided it is more of a mauve flamingo.

Friday, July 14, 2017

July 14th, 2017

Mom says that she is too tired and cranky to go downstairs to get the computer and post this via our usual blogging platform. I did a little googling, and found an app called Blogo. I hope this turns out to be a good app for the ipad. (It doesn't have spell check though?!)
Mom took this picture last night. Isn't kind of foreboding? It's actaully just the sun setting behind some clouds. I like clouds. Have any of you flown through clouds? It is definitely one of my wishes! I wonder if you could touch a cloud? Obviously, you probably would need a space suit or something or you would not be able to breathe! What do you think?

Friday, July 07, 2017

July 7th, 2017

Hallo! How is everybody? I had a pretty quiet week! I thought I would share some more pictures from the zoo.
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This is a screech owl. It turns out that there are a lot of different kinds of screech owls. I like looking up Wikipedia articles on the things I post, and it turns out that there’s over twenty different kinds! Mom said she didn’t know if he or she was angry that she took the picture or just surprised.
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These are two giant Flemish rabbits. Mom thought that maybe some times you could pet them. (There weren’t any employees in the children’s zoo area when they were there.) Mom and Grandma have decided that they need to bring Graham to the zoo at the end of the road so he can pet animals!
It’s time to work on Mom’s daily stuff, so I have to stop here. I hope you’re all having a great day!
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Friday, June 30, 2017

June 30th, 2017

Hallo! How is everyone!? Things are all right around here. This past week was Mom’s birthday. She took her nephew and some of her friends to the zoo in Green Bay. It’s called the NEW Zoo. She decided to do something called a wild encounter with the giraffes.
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These are the giraffes. They were very friendly.
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Even Graham fed them! Aren’t they huge! Mom was impressed how big they were when you were up close! Look how big his head is!
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They were very friendly, and it made Mom a happy camper!
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They also walked around the zoo. It was kind of cold and windy.
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One of the peacocks was still willing to show off his fancy feathers.
Mom had a lot of fun, which is important for a birthday! Do any of you go to a zoo? We like going to zoos?
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Friday, June 23, 2017

June 23rd, 2017

Mom and Caleb went to a park in Oshkosh for one of Mom’s work things. It had a little zoo!
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Mom’s sister works for the same company, so they wandered around together! It was sort of raining, but not too bad. I think some of the animals didn’t like the rain.
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Look at this fine fellow. He talked to the little kids that were in the park. They gobbled right back at him.
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Mom’s brother-in-law brought Graham. (He had to pick Sam up anyways!) He didn’t really seem to be interested in the animals, just walking around and playing in the mud!
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Mom was hoping for a petting zoo, but there wasn’t one. The corn feeding dispensers were empty near the animals too.
We love animals, so this was kind of fun. Mom even got paid to hang out! She says that she’ll take the rest of us someday! I would like to look at the lake.
Have any of you been to a zoo? I think I would like to go!
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Friday, June 16, 2017

June 16th, 2017

Hallo! How are you? Things are all right around here. Mom’s been working a lot lately, so we haven’t gone on any adventures!
There were tornadoes around where we live on Wednesday. We were safe inside, but there were some people who took pictures and videos! (Actually, we were at Mom’s sister’s house, and she didn’t want to go out in the rain, so she decided to stay there until it stopped raining. It turned out that it was a very good idea!) The trees around our house just got some branches broken off.
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Oliver was not impressed with Mom’s picture taking. But he was making such a grumpy face that I decided wanted to stare it with someone!
Mom says that she wants to go to bed now, and since she’s my typist, I guess I ought to!
Talk to you next week!
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Friday, June 09, 2017

June 9th, 2017

Hello everyone! How are you? Things here are all right. At Mom’s retail job, they recently started carrying a brand of toys called ‘World’s Smallest.’ They had a yo-you and the toy that Mom bought the AG girls, my plush friends, and I. It’s called a Perplexus.
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Mom says that she doesn’t have enough patience to solve it, but between all of us, someone here will!
Adelaide said she’s going to try. I think her fingers will help!
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Do any of you have toys that are your size?
Talk to you all next week!
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June 9th, 2017

Mom fell asleep again by mistake. We will try to write our blog entry when she gets home from work this afternoon. (We have pictures!)

Friday, June 02, 2017

June 2nd, 2017

Hello everyone! How are you? We are watching Netflix right now. Mom is trying to stay awake for a bit longer so we can write our entry!
Mom put our miniature garden together last weekend. So now the BJD family has a place to sit outside! We have to buy some stones for the paths, but I really like what we did.
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We will probably redo it a hundred times over the summer!
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Do any of you like gardening? Mom likes miniature gardening. I like flower gardening!
Talk to you all later!
Marlowe II_thumb[3]

Friday, May 26, 2017

May 24th, 2017

Hello everybody! How are you? Things around here have been pretty quiet, which is a good thing. (Mom says that you don’t get to pick which kind of exciting, so quiet is better!)
Mom and I have been watching a lot of Bob Ross this week. She finds it soothing and I don’t mind him. We watch him on Netflix and Twitch. Do any of you have a Twitch account? It’s actually a social networking sort of site based around video games! But they have been showing some vintage TV shows. They recently started airing all of the Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood—all from the beginning!
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Mom has to work in the morning, so she wants to go to bed now. I hope you’re all having a great day!
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Friday, May 19, 2017

May 19th, 2017

It’s been a pretty quiet week around here. But the apple trees in the front yard have been blossoming!
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Mom also bought some plants for her miniature garden this week, so we’ll have some pictures of that too soon!
We watched the nephew this week. Mom’s mom—had an appointment, so we were left with baby-sitting duty! He’s almost 17 months old now, so I guess it’s more of a toddler sitting. We went to see his mom for lunch. We were early, so we all went for a walk. (I stayed in the bottom of the stroller!)
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Mom says that she really can’t go places that will allow Oliver without him, so Oliver came with too.
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He was a very happy dog! There were plenty of things to smell. He got to bark at lots of people too.
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This is a view of the Fox River. The drawbridge was up for a bit while we were walking, so Mom took a picture.
Mom has to go to work in the morning, so she says that it is time to go to bed. (We write this earlier in the week!) Sometimes, she’s not any fun! But alas—it’s part of having a Mom!
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Friday, May 12, 2017

May 12th, 2017

Mom invited another American Girl doll home to live with us. Her name is Zola Yang. She says that she would like to be called Zoe. She likes taking pictures and making videos! She has a fancy camera and camcorder that she let us play with.
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She is Imogen’s cousin. I do think they look alike!
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Don’t you like Imogen’s new hat? I think it looks very dapper!
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Since it seems important to Mom, here is Zoe, the newest AG friend, and Adelaide, who has been here the longest!
Zoe says that she is going to show us how to make a stop motion movie! We probably won’t finish it for next week, but we will keep you updated!
Hope you’re all having a great week!
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Friday, May 05, 2017

May 5th, 2017

Hello everyone! How are you? Things are pretty much the same for all of us. Mom did place an order from Build-a-Bear though. I have a brand new shirt!
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She saw the t-shirt in an ad on Facebook of all places, and we had to have it! (Although, even though it’s probably only a week old, it’s already pilling, so Mom’s patience for it is dwindling.) Mom has seen shirts for Life is Good at gift stores.
Mom posted this on Instagram, but I thought I would share it here too. In our area of Wisconsin, there is a fish called the lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens). They are living fossils! They’ve been around for 136 MILLION YEARS! One of the places they breed is on the rocks of the Wolf River in a tiny town called Shiocton, Wisconsin. A few days ago, Mom went there to look at the overflowing Wolf River. It turned out that there were still some sturgeon there!
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Mom uploaded a video to her Instagram account. I wanted to upload it here, but it won’t let me without uploading it to YouTube first. So here is a link to some ancient fish in action!
Hope you’re having a great day! Talk to you next week!
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Saturday, April 29, 2017

April 29th, 2017

Happy Adoption Day to Oliver!
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He may be trouble sometimes, but I’m glad that Mom brought him home!
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Friday, April 28, 2017

April 28th, 2017

Last Saturday, Mom and one of her friends went to the Bay Area Porcelain Doll Show. It was more of a meetup for the people of the club, but it was still fun. Mom took Ash, Adelaide, Wren, Raven, and Lark. (Molly went with, but she had to stay in the car with us because Mom couldn’t hold all of them.) Mom bought a new dress for Wren.
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Lots of people asked about Ash. They did all mention that he’s a bit short, which hurt his feelings a bit!
Mom buys the crochet dresses from the same lady year after year. This time, she got Wren a dress in a darker purple.
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It is nice because she remembers Mom and the BJD family. She also had tiny dolls—like made of clay or something like that. When they came dressed, they were out of Mom’s price range, but it turned out that there was a very tiny teddy bear that wasn’t—but she’d already bought the dress. Oh well. There’s always next year!
Are there any gatherings like this in your area? I think it would be grand to go to more things like this. (Mom doesn’t always agree with me on that!) Talk to you next week!
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