September 10 2017

Rio Grande Zoo – Australia Outback Tour

It’s no secret that I love the Rio Grande Zoo in Albuquerque so I always love to share the latest pictures I’ve taken. Recently, the zoo has begun offering behind the scenes tours of different animal exhibits and it has been a blast for us. Our first tour was with the rhinos and giraffes. We got to feed a baby giraffe and use a big scrub brush to scratch the rhinos! On our second tour, we got to feed the hippos as well as an adorable Muntjac deer. We always learn so much from the zookeepers. Seeing how much goes into keeping the animals safe, healthy, and happy is fascinating. It is especially interesting to be able to see the indoor housing which you don’t view as a normal visitor. There are feeding schedules, enrichment toys, special treats, management systems, and more. The zookeepers also share personal stories, often funny, about the animals. Our latest tour was for the Australia exhibits and it did not disappoint. It’s interesting to me how the zookeepers are generally a bit nervous when they first greet us to start the tour. But then they start talking about the animals they care for and something magical happens. You can just see the passion and love they have for the animals and what they do shine through. It isn’t long before you feel a connection to them and a certain envy that this is what they get to do every day.

The first exhibit we got to see this time around was for the Tasmanian devils. There are only a handful of zoos in the US to have Tasmanian devils so we are very fortunate. These guys are so vocal and have many different sounds to express what they are feeling. Females give birth to about 50 pea-sized babies and the strongest of the babies to make it to her pouch are the ones that survive. Since mama has four teats, up to four can survive but it’s usually two or three. Devils will not attack humans, only defend themselves if you try to mess with them. The most interesting thing I learned was that when devils fight each other, they will rip out some fur. When it grows back, it grows in white. So female devils are more attracted to males that have a lot of white fur. It shows they’ve proven themselves! This female devil put on quite a show for us.

Now my favorite marsupial is the wombat because they look like buff teddy bears. They also have a surprisingly high-pitched scream when you pick them up.  Haha.  Interestingly, their pouches are actually backwards so the pouch opens towards the female’s rear rather than her face. This allows her to dig without scooping dirt into her baby’s home! It also provides extra protection to the baby while the wombat is walking since she is so low to the ground. The other neat thing about wombats is that they have some super strong cartilage on their rumps which makes them more resistant to bites and scratches. If they are being chased, wombats will dive into their burrows and block the entrance with their butts. They can also use their powerful backs to crush the skulls of intruders against the roofs of their burrows. Wow!

So if you ever get the chance to “thump” a wombat’s butt, go for it. It’s amazing. And just look at the smile on the zookeeper’s face. He loves that wombat!

We also got to see and touch an armadillo. This is a three-banded armadillo. The fur on his underside is there so he can feel bugs while walking along and get his dinner.

Another fun part of our tour was getting to feed the lorikeets. They were very excited to see us and enjoyed getting some nectar. They also share their home with a kookaburra.


What an incredible opportunity to be able to take these tours. I highly recommend them especially since the ticket price all goes to funding enrichment for the animals. I love the Rio Grande Zoo!


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September 8 2017

Five Favorites Friday – TV & Movie Cars

It occurred to me recently that awesome characters in TV shows and movies are not always human. Sometimes the cars steal the show. I have a tendency to anthropomorphize vehicles I have owned. Hey, they may just be motorized hunks of metal but they get us where we need to go and we spend a lot of time in them. It seems only natural to talk to my car. That’s not weird, right? I mean, even Shania Twain met a guy who kissed his car goodnight. Haha. Not that I would do that. *cough* Anyway, there have been some really cool looking cars on TV and in movies. When I decided to write about my five favorites, it was fun to drive down memory lane and remember all the wonderful cars that have been in film. There were so many great contenders vying for my top five like the Batmobile, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the General Lee, and Christine. Okay, so Christine was never really in contention. Yikes!

So here are my five favorites counting down from 5 to 1 (my favorite favorite):

5) Starsky & Hutch’s Ford Gran Torino

Paul Glaser (Starsky) jokingly called this car a “striped tomato” and the nickname stuck. I guess he thought the car looked garish and would deliberately drive it into curbs and garbage dumpsters. Aww. I loved that Gran Torino. It had flash and style. Admittedly, it was not the best car for trying to hide out in!


4) Smokey & the Bandit’s Pontiac Trans Am

Boy did I have a thing for Pontiacs back in the day – especially the Trans Am. That was one bad ass car. Oh, how I wanted a Trans Am. Wait, I still do. Wish they still made them like this – it could be my mid-life crisis car! *wink*


3) Knight Rider’s KITT (Pontiac Trans Am)

Okay, another Trans Am but this one talked to you and was practically indestructible. So no one would think you were crazy for talking to your car!


2) Back to the Future’s Time Travel Car (DeLorean)

I think the reason for this choice is pretty obvious. Who wouldn’t want to travel back in time or into the future? This was also the first car that I ever saw in which the doors opened up instead of out. Neato. Still, a bit impractical when trying to park in close quarters.

And now cue the drum roll for my favorite car of all time…


1) The Spy Who Loved Me’s Lotus Esprit

Of course, my absolute favorite would be a James Bond car. While the most obvious choice would be that Aston Martin, I loved this Lotus because it was all gadgety (is that a word?) and could go under water. It was armored and had cannons. Yeah, I need that. This car is one of the reasons that The Spy Who Loved Me is my favorite Bond movie.

So I’m dying to know, what’s your favorite car and, more importantly, do you talk to the car you have?

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September 6 2017

Adulting – It’s a Good Thing!

You may have noticed people bandying about the word “adulting” lately, using it as a verb. According to, the term means to do grown up things and hold responsibilities such as a 9-5 job, a mortgage/rent, a car payment, or anything else that makes one think of grown ups. I’ve seen lots of memes pop up with this term and my favorite is: I’m done adulting today. If anyone needs me, I’ll be in my blanket fort… coloring. That would explain why adult coloring books have become such a big trend. Haha. I just realized that I used the term “memes” as well. In case you don’t know what those are (I’m talking to you my darling husband), a meme is a cultural symbol or social idea that has gone viral. The majority of modern memes are captioned photos that are intended to be funny, often as a way to publicly ridicule human behavior. Do you get it now, Star-Lord? Sigh…

Anyway, it’s kind of a silly thing but I got to thinking about being all grown up today. I’ve been an adult a pretty long time now and while it’s nice to be in charge of your own life, there are days it would be great to have someone take care of things for me. As a child, it was good to be sheltered from most of the bad news happening in the world. I was blissfully unaware of global problems and natural disasters for the most part. My biggest concern back then was what was for dinner! Alas, those days are long gone and while I’ve gotten used to “adulting”, there are moments when I want to make a blanket fort and hide a while! The past couple of weeks in particular have made me feel this way, most especially because of the damage and destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey. And now Hurricane Irma is a new threat. It’s heart-wrenching. On top of that, the skies in Albuquerque have been covered in a fairly thick haze of smoke from wildfires raging in western states such as California and Montana. While I have no control over the weather (if I did, there would never be wind beyond a nice breeze – have I ever mentioned I hate wind?), I do have control over my website (I think!) and so I try to counteract the bad news out there with some levity, nostalgia, and happier thoughts. And don’t forget those Five Favorites Friday posts. I really enjoy sharing those with you.

Anyway, I hope that everyone had a good Labor Day. My family and I enjoyed a relaxing day playing board games, barbecuing, and catching up on episodes of The Strain. Of course, the day off has meant a more hectic work week with lots to do in less time. The smoky haze has also been giving me a throbbing headache that just won’t quit. Still, the skies seemed to be clearing a little today and as I was heading into work, I noticed the stunning glory of the Crepe Myrtle tree on the church grounds. It’s like that old saying about stopping to smell the roses. Today, I stopped to admire this tree and just enjoy its beauty.

When I got home from work, I was delighted to find a package in my mailbox. This is really not a rare occurrence considering my love of online shopping! However, today was the day I received this beauty:

Oh yes, I have not purchased one of these in many years but the time is right and I plan to use this baby! I’ve decided to try writing some short stories to get my feet wet and, more importantly, to get published!

And, finally, since I know there are many cat lovers out there, I’m sharing a picture of a beautiful kitty that I see almost daily on my walks. She is a very friendly cat and really enjoys lounging on this wall:

And if you’re a dog lover like me, here’s a picture of Maxwell living the good life:

May this week find you stopping to appreciate the good things you have and knowing that you’re adulting the heck out of life!



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September 4 2017

Wildlife West Nature Park

Today is National Wildlife Day and so I thought it would be a great time to share some pictures of the Wildlife West Nature Park in Edgewood, New Mexico. This awesome park is about a 30 minute drive from Albuquerque. What’s great about this place is that they rescue injured or orphaned birds and animals that are part of the ecosystems of New Mexico and the southwestern United States. Many of the birds and animals on display that were injured have been rehabilitated but are non-releasable. So they are given a permanent home at the park and help to educate the public. We recently visited the park for the first time and it was a wonderful experience so we plan to go back again soon. Despite it being September, the weather was still quite warm so some of the animals were resting in shaded areas and I was unable to get good pictures of them. Still, I did manage to get some photos and I’m delighted to share them with you.

First off, a couple of pictures of the scenery. Unfortunately, the skies were pretty smoky from forest fires to the west. Normally, the skies are a pristine blue around here!

Here are some birds that were as interested in seeing us and we were them!


Some furry residents:

The park had just rescued four grey fox pups whose mother had drowned. They were as sweet as can be and I found out that they love to hang out in trees!  Who knew?

Here’s a few other pictures I took which I thought show the vibe of this place.

I hope to get some pictures of the deer, elk, and bear when we return as well as some shots of the wonderful views when they are not smoky!

If you get a chance to visit the Wildlife West Nature Park, you won’t be disappointed!

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September 1 2017

Five Favorites Friday – Romantic Comedies

Have you ever been idly flipping through the channels on your television when you come upon a movie you love and immediately stop and watch it yet again? Even if it’s already halfway over, it doesn’t matter because you love it so much and the characters are like old friends. You laugh and cry at the same scenes no matter how many times you’ve seen them. For me, a great romantic comedy is the best kind of movie. Give me all the “feels” and give me a happy ending every time! Here are my five favorites for this Friday and a favorite quote from each movie.

Leap Year

I have to give a big shout out to my mother-in-law for showing this movie to me the first time. I might never have seen it otherwise. Amy Adams is one of my favorite actresses and she is just delightful in this movie. And Matthew Goode is so endearing as an Irish innkeeper. They have oodles of chemistry and humor as a couple. This movie has spectacular scenery to boot!

Favorite quote:  May you never steal, lie, or cheat, but if you must steal, then steal away my sorrows, and if you must lie, lie with me all the nights of my life, and if you must cheat, then please cheat death because I couldn’t live a day without you.


My Big Fat Greek Wedding

The first time I saw this movie, I had no idea what to expect and I was so surprised at just how funny it was. Every character in this movie is so wonderful and contributes to the heart and charm of this movie. I’ll never think of Windex in the same way again.

Favorite quote:  Harriet: How are we supposed to know what’s going on?  Rodney (shrugging): It’s all Greek to me.



Goldie and Kurt – love these too! They go together like peanut butter and jelly. This movie is just silly fun and the three sons are a hoot.

Favorite quote: Dean: Well, they got me thinkin’ though what can I possibly give you that you don’t already have?  Joanna: A little girl.


Romancing the Stone

This is my all time favorite – it’s got everything: adventure, hidden treasure, romance, humor, and the main character is an author!

Favorite quote:  Jack: Yup, that poor old yellow-tailed guy… developed a fatal case of indigestion. He died right in my arms.  Joan: I can’t blame him. If I were to die there’s nowhere on earth I’d rather be.


While You Where Sleeping

Like My Big Fat Greek Wedding, the family is the heart of this movie and what makes it so special. Sandra Bullock is at her best in this film with a self-deprecating wit – you can’t help but fall in love with her just like Jack does.

Favorite quote: I don’t drink anymore… I don’t drink any less, either!

Yup, I’m a sucker for romance. How about you? Is there a great romantic comedy that I need to see?  Let me know!







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August 28 2017

Be the Sun


There’s a lot on my mind today and yet putting those thoughts down is difficult. In a way, the recent solar eclipse reflects what I’m feeling.

Look at this amazing photo of the eclipse taken by Robert Fugate. It’s actually a blend of 10 different images. What a talented photographer.

I was able to view the eclipse last Monday despite some unusual cloud cover. While Albuquerque was not a prime viewing location, it was still quite a surreal experience. To me, the sun looked like a crescent as the moon passed by. It made me feel so small and I thought, here we humans are on Earth – just a tiny speck in the vastness of the universe. Incomprehensible. What does it all mean?

The internet connects us to a constant stream of information and it’s easy to feel bombarded and overwhelmed, especially when much of that information is negative. Some of the things I’ve read are so shocking and knowing that people out there can be so hateful is frightening. At times, I feel like a darkness is descending on this world that the light is struggling to penetrate. As if that moon just stopped in front of the sun and didn’t move on.

And yet I believe there is hope. Each of us can only do our part but it’s vital that we do. I believe there is a ripple effect to our actions, words, and even our thoughts. It’s a powerful thing and we underestimate it. No matter your circumstance, you can make a difference. A smile, a simple act of kindness, a note of encouragement, a gentle hug or touch – all have that ripple effect because we are all connected. We can all be a sun to the people around us, dispelling darkness.

Be the sun.

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August 25 2017

Five Favorites Friday – Star Trek TV Characters

I recently discovered a new channel called Heroes & Icons (H&I). Every weeknight, they will play an episode from each of the five Star Trek shows. It’s been great to see these shows again even if I am just listening to them while doing other things. So I’ve had Star Trek on the brain the past few weeks! So many people love Star Trek and its various incarnations and I’m no exception. I have to say that the original ground-breaking series starring William Shatner was really not on my list of viewing pleasures back in the day. Granted, at the time the show was airing, I was just a baby. Even so, the few reruns of the show that I saw growing up did not hugely catch my interest. It’s rather surprising considering my love of science fiction. I really only became a “Trekkie” when Star Trek: The Next Generation began. It was also then that I developed a deeper appreciation for the original. Of all the shows that came after the original: The Next Generation, Voyager, Deep Space Nine, and Enterprise, it’s tough for me to pick a favorite. They were all unique and entertaining in their own way.

It’s been a long time since there has been a Star Trek show on television so you can imagine how excited I was to hear that CBS was developing a new one: Star Trek Discovery. Alas, this was quickly followed by the “discovery” (pun intended) that it would be available to viewers for a price via CBS All Access. I’m disappointed to say the least as I’m not sure that I want to pay to view it. Guess I will wait and see how successful it is.

Anyway, I decided to focus on the characters of Star Trek for Five Favorites Friday. There are so many great ones that I could easily list a dozen or more. As I was mulling over this dilemma, it came to me. There are five Star Trek shows. I’ll just pick one from each show! It was still a tough process but here they are:

Original Series – Spock

He’s got that whole “logical” thing going on. Yeah, I really like that. I’m a big fan of logic. His subtle sense of humor was quite clever and those rare times he smiled or showed emotion left a deep impression. And let’s not forget the Vulcan nerve pinch! Who wouldn’t love to be able to take down some annoying twerp with a simple shoulder pinch? Oh, the fantasies…


The Next Generation – Data

The android that desperately wanted to be human. His child-like innocence was often humorous and heartbreaking. This was a character that definitely developed and grew over the years as he tried to understand what it was to be human. Data could be so sweet, especially with his pet cat. I also just liked his calm demeanor in the face of chaos. We could all use someone like that when the going gets tough.


Voyager – The Doctor

Of all the Star Trek characters, this one made me laugh the most. He had such a bad temper and a horrible bedside manner much to my amusement. He had some of the best lines and his facial expressions were hilarious. Technically, he was only a hologram and not real; but he was so determined to be a respected and genuine part of the crew. The fact that he managed to do that in the long run was awesome. He saved the day more than once!


Deep Space Nine – Quark

Quark was kind of a shady guy, always up to no good. He had no problem with illegal activities if it meant making money. But underneath that, he had some very keen observations of the people around him exposing hypocrisies and telling it straight. And deep down he was actually a pretty decent guy. Complex characters like these are always the most fascinating to me.


Enterprise – Capt. Jonathan Archer

It took me a while to warm up to this Star Trek show because it was quite different and it took a while for it to find its footing; but I eventually came to love it. The relationships of this crew were some of the best – a very cohesive team. The captain is my favorite because he was so relatable. He struggled with many things but wasn’t afraid to learn from his mistakes and do better. It didn’t hurt that Scott Bakula played him! And what’s not to love about a captain who brings his dog with him?

One of the best things to come from this show was the theme song, “Faith of the Heart” by Russel Watson. Whenever I need inspiration, motivation, or a pick me up, I listen to that song. It’s beautiful. If you haven’t heard it, I encourage you to listen to it. So play the video, sit back, listen, and prepare to feel your soul soar:  FAITH OF THE HEART

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August 20 2017


Back to school! I started my online creative writing class this week and I’m really loving it. Already I feel inspired and I’m learning to call myself a writer! Maybe that sounds odd coming from a blogger but I’ve always felt the title belonged to published authors. I now know that is not the case. And I also believe I will be published one day whether it’s a short story, magazine article, or novel!

Sometimes there are just too many different thoughts running through my head to create a concise and cohesive post. I thought about just naming these posts Hodgepodge 1, Hodgepodge 2, etc. Isn’t that a great word? Hodgepodge. Maybe it’s the writer (yes, writer) in me but I just think that word is awesome. Hodegpodge originally referred to a soup with a bunch of incompatible ingredients mixed together in a pot. I guess they become compatible after cooking for a while! It’s interesting how words have developed over the years and taken on new meanings. In particular, the word courage. These days, courage is used to describe heroics as in facing difficulties with bravery. The original meaning of this word has been mostly forgotten. It used to mean to speak one’s mind by telling all in one’s heart. Basically, it means to share’s one’s innermost feelings. When I first started blogging, it was often scary for me to share some of my thoughts and opinions but I’ve come to realize I am courageous and I’m a writer. I’ve decided to own those two titles and let them live inside of me.

Next up: coupons. (Hey, I warned you this was going to be a hodgepodge) I used to clip a lot of coupons but it seems these days, the nature of couponing has changed. There are fewer and fewer coupons to actually physically clip. And when you do find one, the expiration date is usually within a month. What happened to giving a person six months to use a coupon? And don’t get me started on coupons that require you to buy three or more to get the discount. I just want one!

A while back I was looking through the Sunday coupons when I came across a coupon that I thought was great so I cut it out. I neglected to see the large, red “NOT A COUPON” printed on it. I’m sure you can imagine what happened at the check-out register. Yeah, a bit embarrassing. But really? Why psyche people out like this? It’s just mean. And why should I go to their website to print out the coupon? It’s going to cost me paper and ink to print out that coupon. Sigh… Another new development is that the commissary now has a rewards card for coupons. You must go to their website and “clip” the coupons that are available and that you want to use. Because my memory is not what it once was, I have to print the list of coupons I “clipped” and then remember to grab those items at the commissary as well as remember to give the rewards card to the cashier. Gosh, I miss the old days…

And what’s up with this in the realty world?

COMING SOON? I feel this is a bit ridiculous. Why not just list the house for sale when you’re ready? Someone explain to me the method behind this madness!

On a happy note, I recently discovered that Breyer has released some Mystery Horse Surprise packages! And to my utter delight, I actually got the rare blue horse in my package! Woot!

In other news, I think that Walter White may have been in my neighborhood recently. Haha. If you don’t know what I mean by that, I would refer you to the show, Breaking Bad. Oh, we are just crazy over that show here in Albuquerque even though it has been off the air a few years. You see, much of it was filmed in the Q and we took delight in seeing parts of our city featured on an award winning show. It has given us good and bad publicity. Unfortunately, people now think the city has a plethora of blue meth available. Umm…no. I have to say that the show is not for everyone but I found the character development, plot line, and acting to be superb. It’s no surprise that they created a spin-off and I have to say that I am actually enjoying Better Call Saul even more than Breaking Bad.  *gasp*

Hello Walter!

And now for the shortest movie review ever:

The Hitman’s Bodyguard  I did not give this movie it’s own blog post because it was just not worth it. Don’t go see it. Waste of money. All the funny parts are in the preview. Not even Ryan Reynolds could save it.  My score: D

And last but not least: my pup, my heart, my joy!  Maxwell Smart the JRTMy score: A+

Have a great week, folks!

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August 18 2017

Five Favorites Friday – Horses

“When I bestride him, I soar, I am a hawk: he trots the air; the earth sings when he touches it; the basest horn of his hoof is more musical than the pipe of Hermes.” ~William Shakespeare

I’ve always been crazy for horses so I recently purchased a book filled with horse facts and trivia. I thought I knew a lot about horses but I have to say that there was still plenty to learn from this book. I couldn’t help but think how much I would have enjoyed this book as a child. I would most likely have worn it out from reading it over and over. From an adult perspective, I loved all the information and gorgeous photos but it also made me realize how much care a horse requires. It’s a bit daunting. So I will be content with my books, figurines, paintings, and dozens of saved horse pictures on Pinterest!  While I love all types of horses, here are my five favorites:


The first horse breed that I ever learned about and it’s still a favorite! They come in so many different colors and those spots are just so gorgeous. They’re the state horse of Idaho. I didn’t even know that there were state horses. Turns out that only twelve states have them. Unfortunately, New Mexico is not one of them. Appaloosas have a rich and interesting history. Lewis and Clark were the first Americans to encounter them. Apparently, they were almost wiped out after the Nez Perce War of 1877. I’m certainly grateful to the dedicated few who preserved this beautiful breed. They are one of the most popular breeds and it’s easy to see why.



Arabians were once called “Drinkers of the Wind” due to their overall speed, strength, and endurance. They have a unique smaller muzzle, arched neck, shorter back, and a tail that is carried high making them stand out from other horse breeds. They actually also have a different skeleton. Usually horses have eighteen pairs of ribs and six vertebrae. Arabians have one fewer vertebrae and two fewer ribs. Regardless of their coat color, they all have black skin. I think I fell in love with this breed simply because of the Black Stallion books by Walter Farley.



I have a particular fondness for draft horses and the Clydesdale is certainly one of the most stunning. Their hooves are huge, as big as dinner plates, and their horseshoes can weigh five pounds each! I mean, these are giant horses! There is a Clydesdale named Poe who lives in Ontario, Canada that stands at over 6 feet at the shoulder! He weighs in at an impressive 3,000 pounds. I’m not sure I would want to muck at that horse’s stall.  Haha. A lot of people think this is an American breed but it is actually Scottish. It is believed that the feathering of hair around the hooves evolved naturally in order for the horse to deal with the colder winter temperatures of Scotland. All I can say is, Budweiser, keep those commercials coming!



Another draft horse that I love. They really have some stunning manes and tails that just flow when they are in motion. Consequently, they are often used in movies. A few years ago, I went to see a show with the Lipizzaner stallions and they had a Friesian perform as well. As much as I loved those white stallions, that Friesian stole the show!



My absolute favorite! If I were to ever own a horse, it would be a pinto. While technically not a breed of horse, it is a color breed. Tomato, tomãto! Okay, if I have to get technical, I could say the American Paint Horse is in my top five favorites. Let’s just say that if there was a lineup of all the different types of horses, I would head straight for the pinto-colored one.



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August 11 2017

Five Favorites Friday – Cartoons

It’s back to school time here in Albuquerque. It’s got me thinking about my own grade school days and how I always loved when Saturday rolled around – no school, of course, but more importantly, Saturday morning was time for cartoons! I grew up watching Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera. I have to say that while Looney Tunes is probably more popular because of Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, and Wile E. Coyote, I prefer the Hanna-Barbera cartoons. Of course, there were other cartoons out there like Scooby Doo, the Jetsons, and the Flintstones. But when deciding on my five favorites, it became clear to me that Hanna-Barbera dominated!

Here they are in no particular order:

Quick Draw McGraw

My favorite episodes of Quick Draw McGraw and his buddy, Baba Looey, were when they would spoof Zorro and Quick Draw would become El Kabong. He would hit his enemies on the head with his guitar and shout “KABOOONG!”  I loved that as a kid. I don’t know what that says about me. Hah. I also loved when Snuffles the dog made an appearance. He would point to his mouth and say “ah ah ah” when he wanted a biscuit. When he got his biscuit and ate it, he would hug himself, leap up in the air, and float back down. I thought that was hilarious.

Lippy the Lion & Hardy Har Har

These two were total opposites – Lippy the eternal optimist and Hardy the pessimist. I loved their opening song and especially liked Hardy Har Har!  Too funny!

Hong Kong Phooey

Another great theme song for this one! Poor Hong Kong Phooey always had to be rescued by his kitty buddy, Spot (who had stripes – hehe).


Heavens to Murgatroyd! This was one funny cartoon. He would get into trouble and then “Exit, stage left!” I loved his voice inflections. He ended some of his sentences with “even” long before “I can’t even” became a popular phrase. Ahead of his time really!


There’s no need to fear, Underdog is here! Speed of lightning, roar of thunder, fighting all who rob or plunder – Underdog, Underdog!





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