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A New Blog Series: Furry Friday

I've been wanting to do a Blog Series for quite awhile but I couldn't ever think of a catchy name.......until last night.

There I was, sitting in the recliner, watching Golden Girls and thinking blog know, what I want to blog about next, what story I wanted to share, normal blogger stuff. I was thinking again about a Blog Series name and going through the days of the week and just trying out different ideas.

I had some "requirements":

  • I wanted it critter related. Furry or feathered. Scaly or not. 4-legged or no legs.
  • I wanted to make it a weekly occurrence.
  • I wanted a theme of sorts, kind of like Wordless Wednesdays, Sunday Stills, Throwback Thursday, etc. 
  • And I wanted it to be easy to accomplish on an "off" week.
  • I also wanted it to be something fun and give me an excuse, a push, to keep blogging regularly.
And with all that, Furry Friday was born.

I'm still working on the "kinks" and hope to get a series picture made soon to use on each post, no real reason other than my brain says that's what you do with a blog series LOL. But I think it'd be nice for new readers to know that it's a series and what to expect.

So, for my debut "Furry Friday" blog series I give you something that's not even furry but scaly and he slithers around the ground. So, if you're not too keen on snakes, then scroll no more.

This little guy was discovered this morning while I was outside. I almost didn't see him but it was one of those moments where you think "wait, something doesn't 'belong' in this picture" and that's how he was spotted. I watched him for a good few minutes as it looked like he was trying to navigate through the grass. He'd go one way a bit and then almost backtrack on himself.

Then we were treated to this amazing sight! We watched him catch his dinner and eat it! So fascinating! I love snakes. They're such neat little creatures.

He's working on swallowing in this picture.

I sent one of the pictures to John and he said it looked like the King Snake that's been living in our yard for the last few years. If he IS indeed a King Snake, I hope he stays b/c he'll keep the poisonous snakes away. This guy has also made an appearance on my blog once before, here, where McKayla informs us that he's a boy snake.

So, how was my first "Furry Friday" entry? As I'd said, it's not exactly a furry critter I showcased but I don't want to keep it confined to JUST furry animals.

What do you think about the new series? It should be fun! :-)


  1. That's a beautiful King Snake!!! I can't tell for sure what kind of snake he's eating though.. maybe a grass snake? I like snakes, but that picture kind of gives me the heebie jeebies... could you imagine being swallowed whole like that?? Very cool picture though! That's not something you see very often. I like the new series. I'll try to join in on Friday. :D

    1. Yeah, it was a little creepy watching the little guy get eaten, especially since he was so alert but I guess that's nature for ya.

      I hope you will join! Mom is supposed to be working on a badge of sorts that I can use. She better hurry, it's almost Friday! LOL


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