Mama Diaries

Monday, April 13, 2020

Ode to Croaky

Ladies and gentlemen, I bring tidings of bad news. Croaky, our pet frog has croaked. Alas, he is no more. After 12 years of entertaining us with his frog antics, he has bit the dust and departed to the frog swamps of heaven.

Here is an ode to Croaky:

He slurped and burped in Marshy Tank.
I  held my nose because he stank.
No more we'll hear his alto croak.
I sure will miss that happy bloke!

RIP, Croaky!


And now for something totally different to entertain you. . .  How I make music virtually because of COVID-19.





34 comments:

  1. Hi, Sherry!

    While no creature lives forever, I am nevertheless sorry to learn that your pet frog Croaky has passed away at Easter, leaving your family with bittersweet memories every year at this time. Twelve years seems like a good long life for a frog, so there's that.

    I thoroughly enjoyed your demo and video. I got goose bumps when you began playing your violin. It happens every time. You play divinely, with feeling.

    Take good care of yourself and your family and have a good week, dear friend Sherry!

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  2. So sorry to hear about Croaky. Sounds like he was a fun friend. I always enjoy hearing you play.

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  3. And you play so beautifully!
    Sorry about Croaky. Wow, I didn't know frogs lived that long.

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    1. I had no idea, too, until after we'd bought him. That was a long time to clean his swamp!

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  4. So sorry about Croaky. Thanks for sharing your music. You play beautifully.

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  5. Our frog Amanda is still very much alive and comes out at night to eat our cats' food, but her husband Stephen is long time dead.

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  6. I'm sorry to hear about Croaky.

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  7. He sure lived a long life, never knew they lived that long. Poor Croaky.

    You sure play wonderfully.

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  8. You kept a frog alive for twelve years, and for that alone you get a standing ovation

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  9. I am sorry about your pet frog! Poor Croaky!
    Sherry, your video is breath taking!! Thank you so much for the beautiful music!
    I hope you and your family are safe and healthy! Big Hugs!

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  10. So sorry about Croaky.
    Loved the showing how the recording works and the final video. :)

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    1. It took a long time to put it all together. I learned a few things about video-editing in the process.

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  11. Sorry for the loss of your frog.
    Thanks for visiting my blog. Yeah, I'm doing the challenge. I'm a co-host and the team captain, so, yeah, it was kind of a given.

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    1. Wow! Maybe some day I'll do the challenge again.

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  12. I always enjoy hearing your play and this was informative

    www.thepulpitandthepen.com

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  13. Thanks for sharing about your playing. I enjoy listening to you play.

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  14. I'm sorry Croaky died! But I laughed while reading your "Heartfelt" poem about Croaky.
    I loved your video especially listening to "Jesus Paid It All". I shared the video on FB too.

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  15. So sorry to hear about Croaky. But what an ode he received in his/her memory!

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  16. sorry to hear croaky died.

    I am enjoy to listen your music. Thank you for sharing.

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  17. siento mucho que croaky ya no esté con vosotros, y tu musica esta genial.

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    1. Glad you enjoyed the music. Yes, sad about Croaky, but he had a good life.

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