A Hole in the Yard

Capybara emerging from a cartoon pond

Garibaldi in my old pond

Honestly, you never know what MelT will do. The above photo shows my predecessor, Garibaldi Rous, climbing out of my old pond. Only that doesn’t really look like my old pond — here after referred to as pond 1. Pond 1 was never that blue. Nothing was ever that blue. But that is what she’d like you to imagine so I guess I’ll go along with it. For now.

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In Memoriam: Winston Bumblebee Barcode th 1st

Guinea pig running in front of a pet capybara lying next to a window

Skipper with WBB1

A Melanie’s Mondays post

It is with great sadness that I share the news that our beloved friend and companion, Winston Bumblebee Barcode the 1st has died. He is already greatly missed. As you can see from the photo above, WBB1 was a uniquely handsome and athletic guinea pig.

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Skipper’s Caplin Day 2017

Capybara sitting in a wading pool eating a popsicle

No wonder Caplin liked these

Caplin Day has come and gone, but now I can’t wait until next year! What a fun holiday! I just sit in my little wading pool while MelT feeds me one popsicle after another. You really can’t beat that.

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Caplin Day 2017

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This video above shows why we celebrate Caplin Day with a popsicle

A Melanie’s Mondays Post:

Tomorrow, July 10th is Caplin Day, also known as Capybara Appreciation Day. I hope most of you have heard about Caplin, followed him on Facebook or Twitter or here on this blog. If you have, then you know what an extraordinary capybara he was. He introduced so many people, children and adults, to capybaras. Many of these people did not even know what a capybara is let alone how smart and how cute they are.

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My First TV Production

Capybara eating a popsicle

Caplin Day is coming!

Before we get started on my amazing experience with TV, let me mention something even more important. Caplin Day is coming! Caplin Day, also known as Capybara Appreciation Day, is celebrated on July 10th, Caplin Rous’ birthday. He would have been 10 this year so this is a big one. Of course, we are also celebrating Garibaldi (Gari) Rous, and all other capybaras living or dead. Continue reading “My First TV Production” »