Thursday, April 07, 2011

Fondue party

Love to eat them mousies
Mousie's what I love to eat.
Bite they little heads off
Nibble on they tiny feet.
-- B. Kliban
Malcolm the cat asked me to start this blog entry off with some cat poetry. He has been known to sing this verse in the middle of the night. He gives it a bit of a blues feeling, probably due to lack of mice. .
It's getting quite spring-y here now. I think it would be a good day to find a scenic body of water and listen to the wonderful water sounds. First stop, Spain.
I love to watch ducks on the water, especially when they go underwater with their heinies up in the air.
Now to Essen, Belgium, home of the celebrated Christmas Beer Festival, held each year in July. Everyone is so busy around the holidays that the Belgians decided to move the festival to a more convenient date. Besides, after several of those good Belgian beers and ales, no one cares what month it is.
If you are able, after attending the Beer Festival, stagger to this beautiful spot for a nature break.  Occasionally duck heinies can be seen here too, in fact sometimes you will see three duck heinies when in fact there is only one.
You may also see a boatload of beautiful (and cold) maidens, on a tour with some old man playing Scrabble. Be sure to wave back when waven to, at, or whatever.
Next stop, beautiful Ontario, Canada, where you could travel from lake to lake for your entire life and never see all of them. Eh?  It's too late to start now - you should have begun when you were three to have any hope of making a good dent in them.
So why is this post titled "Fondue Party"? Because I'm going to show you my new fondue maker.  
Cool, huh? You just build a big fire in the middle and you can cook five different fondues at once. This is handy when you have a lot of guests, such as a boatload of naked maidens.
It can also be used as an incense burner, but that gives the chocolate fondue a bit of a tang that you might not care for.
Having begun this post with a cat topic, I will finish with one as well. This link will take you to a Swedish site where someone has gathered together a large selection of cat photos and videos. If you like cats and spend any time on the Internet, you will have seen some of these before but there are a lot that were new to me.


Ssejica said...

Wonderful post. My cats really enjoyed reading this one.

Little did you know...those women were playing "Strip Scrabble." They're quite bad at it.

ItschyKitschy from Swap-Bot.

Runs With Words said...

Ha! I think you're right - Strip Scrabble!

Crunchy Sews said...

If Malcolm needs middle of the night accompaniment tell him I have a Siamese who also enjoys singing when the rest of the house is trying to sleep.