Posts Tagged ‘Sam Vimes’


What am I sappy cat blogging?

October 10, 2014


While these big kitties are acting like my Sam and Hobbes, I say don’t try this at home.


What am I sappy cat blogging?

August 22, 2014

sam in case


Short post because we are still traveling.  This shot is of His Grace Cmdr. Sam Vimes, who hopped into his traveling case when I was packing.  I guess he wanted to come along too.


What am I sappy cat blogging?

June 20, 2014

sam hobbes cardinal

His Grace Cmdr. Sam Vimes and Hobbes conversing with the local cardinal.

photo credit:  HMS Defiant


What am I celebrating on tattoo Tuesday?

May 20, 2014

root beer book

Today is Root Beer day.  On this day in 1876 Charles Hines introduced commercially bottled root beer to the public in celebration of the centennial of the USA in Philadelphia.

Root Beer with Sam

Here are some bottles from my root beer cellar being watched over by Cmdr. Sam Vimes.

Root beer, of course, had been around for a long time.  It is one of those homemade concoctions like birch beer, ginger beer, spruce beer, and sarsaparilla, that has many different recipes.  Some of the ingredients in root beer (from Wikipedia) include:

Main ingredients



Other ingredients

I bet you thought I forgot the tattoo.  Nope – here it is:

rootbeer tattoo


What am I sappy cat blogging?

April 18, 2014


Cmdr. Samuel Vimes attempts to send back his new brother, Hobbes.

Hobbes in a box

Good thing Zappos returns are free.

Just kidding – they get along great. It is just that boxes are irresistible.


What am I sappy cat blogging?

April 6, 2014

The Flying Cats of Woodbury Place

flying samCmdr. Sam Vimes in mid-leap captured on my iPad

flying HobbesSam’s new brother, Hobbes, also in mid-leap


young Sam



Both kitties in a quieter moment.  Hobbes arrived on Tuesday evening.  Both are Maine Coon Cats.  We are happy for the addition to our family and thank Cousin Linda for these furry blessings.



What am I sappy cat blogging?

January 17, 2014

cat tree1

This wonderful room for cats (thanks again to Katie for the tip).  It is available from a German company called Goldtatze.  Click on this link to see their webpage.

cat tree 3

cat tree 2

All of the cats in the video look pretty blissed out.  I am sure Cmdr. Vimes would love it.