Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Wacky Wednesday #36


I figured this was an appropriate picture since I've been talking about our bunny saga. This, my friend, is where it all started. Cause in that picture I'm holding my first bunny I ever had. Well, actually, that's not entirely true. I had one before this bunny. That one psycho bunny that my dad's hunting buddy caught WILD and gave to me. Let me just say, in my defense, if a parent is going to give a young child a bunny to take care of, it's the parent's responsibility to make sure the child is actually feeding it, right? Let's never talk of it again, ok? Poor Thumper.

My Grandfather in Ohio gave this bunny to me one year when we were visiting. I had him in a box on my lap in the backseat (squished between my brother and sister) on the entire drive back to Orlando. And while I had this bunny, I made the decision to start rabbit breeding as a hobby. (easy hobby because, well, rabbits like to breed) And as you can imagine I ended up with lots and lots of bunnies, which I then gave away as pets through ads in the newspaper. Toward the end of high school I got busy with other things and stopped breeding the rabbits. But that experience is probably why I'll always have a soft spot in my heart for bunnies.

Of course Marshall would prefer I not have the bunny love. He never trusts them because of the whole eyes-on-the-side-of-the-head thing... never knowing if they're looking at you or not. And sure, there's that. But oh, hey... fuzzy bunnies are so cute!

Yeah, that's what keeps getting us into trouble. I know.

And you thought I was going to talk about those shorts.

21 comments:

  1. I am still confused as to why you aren't talking about those shorts... sexy!!! Don't you just love the era we grew up in!!!! oh and i wrote on shrinking julie...

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  2. Ohhh I just noticed...when did you fall off the Dr. Pepper wagon??

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  3. Rough day huh? Well to be perfectly honest, every day I come here and see that Dr. Pepper widget and think I really need a coke.
    Poor Thumper is probably keeping all of my salamanders company (apparently you're supposed to add water as the tank water evaporates-- someone should've told me that).

    The shorts? What about them?

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  4. First of all, LOVE the new twilight picture on the sidebar! Funny. :D

    I've never had a bunny has a pet. In fact, the only kind of pets I've ever had - are dogs.

    No cats. No snakes. No bunnies.

    I'm so exciting aren't I. NOT!

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  5. Julie you're going to make me run out to get a bunny. I love bunnies too. I kept J's classroom bunny over Christmas break years ago. It was the cleanest, quietest little pet ever...and so cute.

    You also made me reminisce that our neighbor had a little bunny farm when I was a kid.

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  6. Aw, Thumper. I had a guinea pig named Thumper (who knew Bambi would influence a whole generation of pet-naming?). I loved my sweet Thumper.

    And those are really some sexy shorts you're sportin'. I think I had that same pair. [shivers]

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  7. Gotta love the high waisted shorts!

    I need to start digging out pics. like these! You crack me up!

    And I love the sidebar changes!!!! :)

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  8. Hey, did I miss a post about you falling off the wagon? I see you are drinking again. Maybe in my sleep deprived state- I missed that.

    Please keep posting these old pics- I just love them.....and the shorts, well they take me back.

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  9. I "noticed" the shorts first and had to laugh. I bred mice accidentally once. It was a science project that went crazy. They multiply like crazy!!!! I fed the uncontrolled group white bread and all of their babies were born deformed and they ate them. Yep, knew you wouldn't want to know that. :)

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  10. Wow, you were a bunny breeder! My parents would have been like, uh uh, no way, jose, no bunny breeding round here. And the shorts? Are awesome!

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  11. I Love those shorts! =-)

    And bunnies .. I hate birds and squirrels because of the eyes on the side of the head thing too .. but I never really noticed with bunnies.

    Probably because bunnies have eyes that are filled with love and rainbows. Not death and disease like birds, rats, squirrles and mice. Eyuck

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  12. My sister had bunnies growing up...they are cute but smelly! LOL!

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  13. I'll talk about the shorts. Why did our dresses button up our necks and go well past our knees, but our shorts all let our butts hang out the bottom. Mom...oh Mom! What were you thinking?!?!

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  14. Forget the shorts, I think I had those glasses.

    Were yours pink?

    Sorry, forgot who I was talking to for a minute...

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  15. I've never had a pet bunny... one of the girls' friends has one, and we've seen them at the local pet store... I think about getting one, but I'm not sure...

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  16. You know... I didn't notice the shorts until you pointed them out but ummmm wow.

    And I know about those first animal loves. I'm still wayyyyy into horses AND cats. Such a shame I don't own a horse anymore ;)

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  17. My brother bred rabbits....
    I had acouple of really soft skins growing up....
    It tastes just like chicken. Really.

    BWAHAHAHAHA (Evil laugh. You could tell, right?)

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  18. Hmmmmmmmmmmmm...is this around 5th grade time??? :-)

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  19. You are such a fun fearless female. It is one of the gazillion things I love about you.

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  20. Yep. I was looking for an explanation for the shorts. Never a dull moment with you Julie.

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  21. I'm ignorning the shorts-- it's okay:) Bunnies are so cute. So cuddly. I NEED bunnies. (I just had to slap myself.) Do you know what I want though? A Flemish Giant bunny. Yep, that's what I'm holding out for!

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