T.G.I.F. – They’re Good, an Award and Balloons

 

Friday, yes, it’s Friday, and we’re so ready for the weekend, how about you?  Today T.G.I.F. means They’re Good In Friendship, featuring Sisters Gracie and Dolly.  They sure are snuggly close enjoying some whiffies!!!

Sisters Gracie and Dolly

Sisters Gracie and Dolly

I was quite honored to receive an Inspiration Award from my friend Kim from Cindy Lu’s Muse.

Thanks KimI just love her blog and think that Kim has the most inspirational posts going, so it really was a surprise and an honor to receive this from her.  If you want to see some other great bloggers, go check out her post, there’s some goodies there fur sure.  Thanks Kim!!!

Also, every Memorial Day weekend our town hosts Freedom Weekend Aloft which is a terrific festival and celebration.  They have tons of balloons here every year too and this year was no exception.

Here’s a sampling of what we saw out our front window this year…

Freedom Weekend AloftFreedom Weekend AloftFreedom Weekend AloftFreedom Weekend AloftIt was lots of fun watching all the balloons go by, but I’m not real sure I’d like to be up in one of those things.  I’m not sure what we’re doing this weekend, how about you, do you have any plans?  Just remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!  Purrrrr! Zip! Later!


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49 thoughts on “T.G.I.F. – They’re Good, an Award and Balloons

  1. Hilary

    The girls look so happy (and pretty!) Congrats on your award…. Those balloons are beautiful… how lucky you guys are to get to see that… I have always wanted to ride in one of those….

  2. Pip

    Congrats on your award! Gracie and Dolly look they have everything figured out. What a perfect spot!

    Those balloons are beautiful. We have been to a few of balloon events up in Wisconsin. I am pretty sure I would not want to ride in one either!

    Your pal, Pip

  3. Marg

    Congrats on that award. That really is a great blog of Kim’s. We will have to go back there and visit more often.
    We didn’t know you lived that close to the Freedom aloft. What fun. I wouldn’t go up in one of those balloons either.
    Hope you have a good week end and stay cool.

  4. Max the Quilt Cat

    Congratulations on the award. Much deserved! I’m on my way to check the blogs of the other winners. The girls look happy in the whiffies… We’re off to find a window too. Have a great day.

    pawhugs, Max

  5. Maya, Harley and Lola

    congratulations on the award 🙂
    it is well deserved!
    you are so lucky to see all those lovely balloons, but we agree,
    it would be very scary to be up so high in the sky!
    we also love the snuggly picture of the sisters 🙂

  6. Catherine

    You are indeed an inspiration Brian! A very fitting award for your blog to be sure!

    I hope all you kitties have a most wonderful weekend!
    xo Catherine & Banjo

  7. Admiral Hestorb

    Brian, congratulations on your very VERY well deserved award. I’m proud of all you do..I am..and so is mommy and you deserved that wonderful award. (((HUGS)))

    The sisfurs look fabulous and mom, as usual, wants to get on the floor with them while the whiffie and snuggle them.

    xox

  8. Fuzzy Tales

    Concats on the award! And we think seeing those balloons would have been pawsome!

    We’re not sure what we’re up to this weekend, but the mom says her weekend *won’t* involve painting in the house for a change. 🙂

    Enjoy the window whiffies and bird TV!

  9. Hannah and Lucy

    Gracie and Dolly look furry comfy and ready for a laid back weekend. We hope you all get some window whiffin time. What a great and colourful lot of balloons.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

  10. Random Felines

    Concats on the award – you deserve it!! The girls look very comfy by the door.

    Nothing too exciting here. Mom has another transport on Saturday and then a kitten shower at the shelter. Goofing off on Sunday!!!

  11. Cat's Cats

    I like that picture of Gracie and Dolly snuggling! One of my dreams is to go hot air ballooning on the Serengeti and see all the wild animals from up high 🙂

    Congratulations on you award Brian, all your hard work for kitties is indeed an inspiration!

  12. Old Kitty

    Awwww beautiful Gracie and Dolly!! That is such a cute pic of you two relaxing and enjoying some window whiffing! Lovely!! Yay for this parade of balloons!!! Wonderful!!! Hello too to adorable Brian, Precious, Sascha and Zoe! take care
    x

  13. Sage

    Snuggle-buddies!! They know the best spot in the house.

    Love the balloons–we saw a lot when we lived in Colorado. Not so much here…..

    Thanks for the well wishes for Toby. We’re hoping for the best.

  14. meowmeowmans

    We really love that picture of Gracie and Dolly sharing those window whiffies. 🙂

    Concatulations on your pawsome award! We are inspired by you guys, that’s for sure. So we think it’s very well-deserved!

    Great balloon shots … fun to watch, but I’m not so sure I’d like riding in one, either!

  15. Penelope

    Brian, Yous the Man! Yous deserves lots and Lots of awards! And we loved the ballons! (They are actually really fun)
    Kisses
    Nellie

  16. Cathy

    Congratulations on your award! The balloons look so pretty. I love to see kitties snuggling against each other, just enjoying the day. 🙂

  17. Julia Williams

    It would be fun to watch all of those balloons. I think I would try it, if I had the opportunity. A lot less scary than something like skydiving, and I imagine the view is incredible.

  18. Sharon Mayhew

    Awww, the girls look like they are having a lovely afternoon. 🙂

    Wow, those balloons were wonderful, but I think I might be a bit nervous about getting in one too.

    Happy Friday!

  19. Cathy Keisha

    Those balloons sure are pretty as are your sisters. I’m waiting to see more Precious. Concats on your award. You certainly deserve it. xoxo

  20. Gin, Richard, Bailey and Angel

    Kudos to you Brian, you are indeed an inspiration to all, furballs and us humans.
    So, congratulations for a well deserved award and honor!

    Love the balloons. They also appear in the skies here once a year but, Bailey
    is a little afraid of the noise.

    Have a great day!

  21. Sagira

    Congrats on the award!

    One year we live near a balloon festival and the balloons went over the freeway by mistake and they landed in our yards in our neighborhood. We got a SUPER close up. haha

  22. Oskar

    Congratulations on your great award, you deserve it! Those balloons look really cool.

    No plans except to chill with my peeps this weekend.

    Nubbin wiggles,
    Oskar

  23. Fuzzy and Zoe

    Concats on your award – well deserved, we think! Miss Gracie and Miss Dolly look very happy to be in each others’ company! And those balloons look cool!

  24. Kim Thomas

    You’re very welcome on the award, and so very deserving of it! Those balloons must have been pawesome to watch!! We’re not into riding in them, either, though. Have a fantastic weekend, whatever you do!

    CindyLu et al xo

  25. siku marie

    Both you, and your blog are very inspirational and deserving of award recognition…Congrations, it is lovely! Seeing your sisters side-by-side watch life go by makes us smle. Do hot air balloons and their propane heaters make your ears hurt like they do ours (we howl when they fly overhead)? We have lots here in ABQ because of our thermals…beautiful but harsh on the ears. This weekend is swap cooler weekend, dad is going to hook things up so we will be cooler although momma says that will guarantee cooler weather (either way, we win, right?). Have a great weekend!

  26. Abby

    Brian
    Well done on the award recognition, you certainly deserve it!
    YOU are an inspiration.
    Those sisters of yours look so happy and lovely.
    Have a great weekend.

    purrs
    >^,,^<
    ♥Abby♥

  27. Tillie & Georgia

    Brian, it is nice to see the sisters getting along so well 🙂
    They look so comfy 😉 We like the balloons, but would not like to go up in one either!!! heehee Have a fun weekend!
    Purrs Tillie and Georgia

  28. Jana

    Congratulations on the award! We agree that it is well-deserved!
    It makes us feel all fuzzy and snuggly seeing the beautiful sisters reclining and taking it easy together. Have a fantastic weekend.
    ~Casper and Angel~

  29. Mumsy and Co.

    You two beauties look very comfy enjoying those window whiffies. Congratulations on the award…you are well deserving of it. Have a wonderful, fun weekend. Hugs and nose kisses

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