Beware of attack turtle

A box arrived for me in the mail and look what popped out!

Toby and I

He jumped right on me, feisty little guy. He’s a gift from Lisa, E.Webscapes head honcho, blogger extraordinaire, shutterbug, and absolute sweetheart. Thank you Lisa!

Before he got here she suggested that I might name whatever was in the box and perhaps even put it on a shelf. Me, getting emotionally attached to inanimate objects? Psh… (His name is Toby and he’s friends with Quasar and Mr. Sguiggly Sguiggle.)

As much as I and the other turtle plushies approve of Toby, Dorothy was unimpressed as usual. You can’t blame her though, she’s just scared he’ll be taking a share of the food (and obviously not bright enough to realise he’s a toy). Aww, look at her trying to attack me through the glass:

Dorothy and I

And Zeus adds that if ‘that thing’ moves, he’ll eat it:


Moving on, Vicki was over again recently and this time Ross, her boyfriend, came along as well. It’s nice to meet people you’ve heard so much about, you’re always surprised by how completely different they are from what you expected! (Pleasantly so, of course.)

Vicki and I: (She is not a turtle, but like them she is very cute, eats fish, and has retractable limbs)

Vicki and I

And for those who haven’t already seen it, my new social network profile pic:

Turtle Becca

It feels much more ‘me’ than anything that could come straight out of the camera (my mom says I’m weird). Well most words you can think of to describe it pretty much describe me in one way or another, so I love it!

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  • *chanel. said,
    October 2, 2006 10 years, 27 days ago

    lol @ the photoshopped pic. Cute turtle.

  • Jenny said,
    October 2, 2006 10 years, 27 days ago

    I laughed at the photoshopped picture – they’re cute.

  • October 2, 2006 10 years, 27 days ago

    gosh! you’re taking the “loving of turtles” WAY too far… I am calling the cops.

  • Jenny said,
    October 2, 2006 10 years, 27 days ago

    LOL @ the photoshopped picture. But that was nice of Lisa. It’s a cute turtle.

  • Mae said,
    October 2, 2006 10 years, 27 days ago

    heheh I LOVE the first pic! you look really cute on that hahahah

  • Lisa said,
    October 2, 2006 10 years, 27 days ago

    Awww! The two of you look like you were MADE for each other Toby is a great name… and I apologize if he attacked you right out of the box, I gave him a lecture before he went on his trip – – but you know how turtles listen! Pfft! And the social network profile pic… mmmmmm… I don’t really know what to say. I love it. It makes me giggle. But it’s really kind of warped in a way, ya know? You’re Mom might be onto something……

  • pelf said,
    October 2, 2006 10 years, 27 days ago

    Oh my God! Toby is so so cute! I have been collecting a couple of turtle figurines but have yet to get my hands on a soft toy yet.. =)

  • Christina said,
    October 3, 2006 10 years, 27 days ago

    Oh, I love turtles! They’re so cute! That’s a really nice looking stuffed animal, too.

  • Leanne said,
    October 17, 2006 10 years, 27 days ago

    Aww Becca, you’re such a cutie pie with your Turtle! Zeus is sweet, I love how you photograph him at his level. Beautiful little dude, he is!

  • Patrick said,
    November 19, 2006 10 years, 27 days ago

    Wow. I visited because your WordPress themes are wonderful, and now I see that you are, too! Ok, I’m a fan.

  • Michael said,
    December 11, 2006 10 years, 27 days ago

    Very nice pictures!Thanks for your WordPress template. I will stay tuned Cheers !

  • December 15, 2006 10 years, 27 days ago

    Chuckles …. the photoshopped image is interesting

  • rosiee said,
    July 9, 2007 10 years, 27 days ago

    hey i love turtles alot there really sweet im learning about the ocean at school and we learned a lot about turtles i like the photo shop picture to lol hehe

  • noel said,
    August 17, 2007 10 years, 27 days ago

    Hi sooo cute! You seem to love turtles, Im obsessed! I was wondering on how hard it is to keep a turtle, do you get a lot of bugs? Do they smell alot? I want one sooo bad but Ive heard a lot of stuff good and bad, Im getting a turtle tattoo soon, Im just looking for a good pic:) Thanks Noel

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    September 14, 2007 10 years, 27 days ago


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