Thankful Thursday

Hi everyone. We are joining Brian’s Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.

Rosie is thankful that I found a little potty for her gremlin at the dollar store.

I am thankful that my family gathered here for Joanie and Sammy’s birthday party.  It was a lot of fun.

We are joining the poetry day named after Teddy’s angel brother Sammy ‘s Poetry Day. Here is the photo prompt provided:

Why must some take risks to feel alive

from mountain climbing to a sky dive
I require none of that
all I need is a purr from a cat.
Here are the Friendly Fill-Ins for tomorrow. I came up with the first two and my co-host, Lorianne of Four-Legged Furballs came up with second two.
1. I wish I could train _________________ to ____________________.
2. I am planning to get ________________ for ___________________.
3. I know it’s time to _________ when _________.
4. I felt brave when I _________.


  1. See mom I knew you could solve Rosie’s Gremlin potty problem! Great job! I just love the last two lines of your poem! 🙂 <3

  2. Glad you found a small potty for the small Gremlin.
    We’re thankful to have Dad back home from the Hospital—Again.

  3. That is a cute little potty for the Gremlin. Great poem, I agree with it.

  4. That poem is great – and we feel like that too! Joanie and Sammy had quite a party didn’t they……and it’s a relief to know that albino Gremmie has his very own toilet. Much more civilized!

    Hugs, Teddy

  5. That wing walking thing was a fad back then I have read. Seems like it was women more than men. Just a thought. Now finding that potty beat all! I never dreamed such a thing could be found, never mind at the dollar store!

  6. I’m so glad you all got together. 🙂 And hurray for a proper toilet! I can’t imagine living without indoor plumbing. :O

    I like your poem and look forward to the fill-ins. ~hugs~ Be well!

  7. That cute potty made us all laugh. It looks like Sammy and Joanie had a wonderful time and we really enjoy seeing them having fun. Have a wonderful day friends

  8. Those are such cute photos and that potty is so adorable! Thanks for joining our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

  9. I love the potty and a birthday party is always fun. Love the poem. I’ll take the cats too.

    I’m all ready for the Friendly Fill-ins. Great job.

    Have a fabulous Thankful Thursday, Ellen. Scritches to the kitties. ♥

  10. Short an sweet an furry cute poe-em Miss Ellen!!! You allwayss rite such grate oness!!
    Oh Rosie what a cute potty fore Baby Gremmie! Well dun again Miss Ellen…yore THE best!!!
    **nose rubss** BellaDharma an ((huggiess)) BellaSita

  11. There, i knew there was a small size potty available somewhere.

    It looks like you had a lovely party.

    No such daredevil tricks for me, either, i’m at the age where a fall is not a good thing.

    Thanks for the fill-ins!

  12. MOL..that’s a nice pottie for the gremlin, I have to find one for myself…MOL…Glad you had a great Birthday, Sammy and Joanie with great company💗Extra Pawkisses for all of you🐾😽💞

  13. I am very grateful that I am not a daredevil or married to one. Neither is ELza, she is actually a bit of a scaridy cat. Suits me just fine!

    Seems like a lovely party! Hope you guys and paws will have a wonderful weekend.

    Elza Reads

  14. I went up in a Cesna with a co-worker for a significant birthday, and I was terrified the entire time!
    Sure, I can check that adventure off my list, but I think I’ll just stick to visiting special locales on EARTH for my thrills from now on,
    Well, and read more books!

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