Tuesday, January 15, 2013

ABC Wednesday—A is for "astonishing"

It's not very often (if ever) that you have a pair
of penguins waddling around your office—but
that's exactly what happened yesterday when
Pete and Penny came to visit from Sea World.
Seriously—made my day!

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  1. Wow! Lucky you...would love to know "why" they came.

    abcw team

  2. oh my gosh Alexa! how cute are they?!
    & how nice of them to come visit you too.

  3. They are so cute! Such interesting visitors!

  4. Really cute, and lively.

    They might be Magellanic Penguins younger than 10-years of age. (By ten their feet are usually all black).

    At first I thought they were curious or looking for some kind of vending machine, such as this maybe; but they are not native to Antarctica, rather Argentina and Chile. Although that far south it would be chilly enough for me.

  5. Like Leslie, I would love to hear why your office was blessed with such a treat!

  6. Penguins never visit MY office. I'm JEALOUS!

    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

  7. They were there at the invitation of Family Circle magazine (our "neighbor"), not entirely tame but very used to people, and TG called it—they're from Chile. They kept coming over to me and at first I felt a bit special—then I remembered the unfinished shrimp-salad sandwich sitting on my desk!

  8. Oh, aren't they adorable?!! Why were they visiting? How old are they?

  9. Just read back and answered my questions!

  10. You could still say they were irresistibly drawn to you... sandwich or no sandwich. ;-)

  11. Which one is Pete and which one is Penny?
    Why did the pen-guin? Because he saw the polar bare.

  12. Every office should have a pair. Laughed at the idea of your shrimp salad sitting on the desk.
    Joy - ABC Team


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