Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Belle's World

  I simply cannot BELIEVE it has been MONTHS since Holly wrote anything on this blog of hers!  It looks like, as usual, I will have to do EVERYTHING around here!
     Hi there, this is Belle Cow,  Holly's cuter than cute adorable little sister.  Holly has been super busy with silly farm stuff and she has completely forgotten the important things, like writing this blog!  So anyhow, being the wonderful helpful sister that I am, I have "borrowed" Holly's computer and I have taken the liberty of writing a new installment of "Holly Cow's World".  You're welcome.

     Well, where do I start?  Summer has come and gone.  The hot months are starting to cool off somewhat, but not much yet.  We haven't seen much rain on the farm this year, but we're hoping that will change. 

     School has started!  Yay!  I really love school, and I was really looking forward to the start of this school year.  As most of you already know, Holly and I are the stars of a great book, "Is It Autumn Or Fall?"  I couldn't wait for the school year to start so I could show the book to all of my friends.  They were, of course, very impressed.  My reading teacher thought it was a great book, and guess what?!!  She talked to the school librarian and they put a copy in the school library!  So now I'm a superstar celebrity around the school, but I'm trying not to let it go to my head.

     We have also been very busy with our new 2014 Calendar, as you can see:

     In my opinion, this is one of the best calendars we have made so far.  The New Year will be here before you know it.  If I were you, I'd seriously consider getting about forty-seven of these calendars.  Or at least one.
     Anyhow, with school in session, I figured I should show you all some really cool school items over at Zazzle.  Holly usually posts a bunch of Zazzle stuff, so I'll do that now:
     Now those are some great works of art by some truly gifted people.  Please take a look and buy bunches and bunches and some more bunches from these fine folks.
     Wow, I never realized this blog stuff was so much work!  Finding cool things to write about, putting it all on the blog...  no wonder Holly hasn't been at it for a while. 
     Holly will be back next time, with some new exciting news from our farm.  If not, I guess I'll have to write another installment of this blog, since I have to do everything around here!
     Until next time, this is Belle, for Holly Cow's World.  Thank you for reading!

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Family Fun

Hello Hello!  It's time once again for another installment of "Holly Cow's World", the one and only blog by the one and only ME, Holly Cow, your favorite colorful cartoon cow. 

April is an interesting month here at Holly Farms Dairy.  My older brother, Terry Bull, always comes for a visit on his birthday, which is April 1st. We don't get to see Terry very often, usually only on his birthday and Holidays.  Now, Terry is a great older brother, but he can be a bit...  over the top... sometimes.  He's very energetic and very enthusiastic and, well, very large! 

A couple of years ago, he came to the farm for his birthday and things got out of hand.  He was too excited about the birthday party, and he kind of made a mess of the whole farm.  The farmers were not happy and they didn't want him to come back.  We calmed things down, and Terry is welcome on the farm as long as he tries to control himself.  This year he was fairly well behaved and we didn't have too big of a mess to deal with after the party.

This all got us to thinking, though, that maybe he wouldn't be so rambunctious if we saw him more often.  Belle and I talked, and we plan to visit Terry more often and have him over to the farm more often as well.  Mom and Dad would probably like that too, as they don't get out too much any more and they would probably appreciate more time with their son.

All of this got me thinking about how important families actually are.  I think we take for granted our family sometimes, and we don't stop often enough to show them how much we appreciate them.  My little sister Belle reminded me that this blog is a good place to express things like this, so I'm doing so now.  Thank you, Belle!  I love you!
With that thought in mind, I wanted to share some fun ways to help you express your feelings toward your family:

Just a few little items to let family members know you're thinking about them.
Well, to all of you, my extended family, I want to thank you for reading this installment of my blog, and until next time, this is Holly Cow, saying, bye for now!

Friday, March 29, 2013

Back To The Blog!

Well, Hello one and all!  Welcome back to "Holly Cow's World", the one and only blog by ME, Holly Cow, your favorite colorful cartoon cow.
     It has been quite a few months since my last blog entry, and quite honestly I don't have any really great excuses for not posting anything recently. The biggest reason I haven't written lately is because I have been busy with details regarding my first book, "Is It Autumn Or Fall?" 
     I have been busy meeting with people to sign autographs and do interviews and talk about the book in general.  It's exhausting being a famous cartoon cow, you know. 
     ...okay, I haven't really been doing any of those things.  Dan Radcliffe, the guy who did the illustrations for the book, and who wrote it along with his wife Denise, have been the ones trying to drum up some publicity for the book.  Sales have been...  well, there have been sales.  Dan simply doesn't have a lot of time for promotions lately. 
     So, with that in mind, I knew I had to get back to writing my blog.  Please take a look at our book, "Is It Autumn Or Fall?" It's a fun collection of stories, jokes, and poems featuring me and my friends at Holly Farms Dairy.  I think you'll enjoy the book.
     The biggest reason I haven't done a blog recently is because I can't type.  As any of you who have read my blog in the past are aware, my good friend Oliver Duck types up the blog for me.  Cows have a very hard time typing, since we have hooves.  Oliver is much better at typing than I am, so basically I dictate and he types.  Oliver, however, has been recovering from a slight injury to his wing.  He's fine now, but a couple of months ago, he broke his wing.  You see, Walter and Ronald Pig were playing super heroes...  "Super Pig and Wonder Pig, the Titanium Twins" (yes, I know...  silly boys!) and they wanted Oliver to join in as their sidekick, "Danger Duck", as they flew across the countryside, righting wrongs and doing good. 
     Well, as they were leaping and jumping through the air,  they all kind of forgot that Oliver, being a duck, is the only one who could actually fly.  Walter and Ronald landed on top of Oliver, and...  well....  you can probably guess the rest.  But Oliver is fine now, and he has decided to hang up his crime fighting costume for a while.  Walter and Ronald are on their own in the super hero business.
     The book, as I said, was a lot of fun for us here on the farm.  We all enjoy reading, and this was a great way for us to share our love of books.  I encourage everyone to go out there and pick up a book.  If not our book, please visit your local library or bookseller and bring home some books today.
     So please, take a look at our fun new book, available now by going to this linkI really think you'll be glad you did.
     Until next time, this is Holly Cow, for Holly Cow's World, saying thank you for reading my blog.  Bye for now!
     ~ Holly ~