South Jersey Iris farm

Hello everyone! The Teddy Bear Diary staff recently visited the home of South Jersey Iris to look at the beautiful flowers and hopefully score some lunch. South Jersey Iris grows more than 1200 varieites of tall, bearded iris. That's way more fingers than I have so we will have to take their word for it.

Sissy examines a bearded iris.

It's so beautiful! Iris are edible, right?

A chicken spies Dingle.

I get the strangest feeling that I am being watched.

Bingle playing in the iris flowers

Well, we have had a very exciting day looking at all these tall flower things and learning about how to grow them. Apparently, you stick them in the dirt. Wow! Who would have thought of that! As it turns out, however, they are not as edible as we hoped so we are going stop at a squash farm on the way home. The gang can't wait to start squashing things for themselves! We'll make the farmers proud of us!

Photos: Teddy Bear Diary Staff Photographer

Many thanks to our host South Jersey Iris. We’ll pay for that broken stuff, honest.

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My favorite fishing spot!

Nothing beats a day fishing by the old mill house, my favorite fishing spot!

Tibbs catches another fish

"Hey, I caught another one!" said Tibbs. "That looks like the same fish," said Turtle Bob, "You got it tied to your line." "Um...don't mess with the moment, Bob."

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Aping around on the Cornish Coast

This is Jimmy at Trevose Head Lighthouse, Padstow, Cornwall.

Photo: Jimmy

Photographer: Arthur Brandon

Location: Trevose Head Lighthouse. Padstow, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Trevose Head Lighthouse is a shore station, built by Thomas and Jacob Olver of Falmouth in 1847, and when first opened it showed two white lights and had no fog horn and a crew of 2 men. A complete revamp of the lighthouse in 1882 resulted in a single rotating white and a crew of 3 men. And another modernisation in 1912 altered the light to a flashing red. Today the lighthouse has a flashing red every 5 seconds with a visibility of 25 miles, it also has a fog horn giving two blasts every 30 seconds. The red light is to be changed to a white.

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Harry Potter needs a teddy bear.

I wonder if Harry has a teddy bear. We're getting ready for the big opening day of Deathly Hallows 2 with our new Harry Potter Lego set! The is a review copy isn't it, Bingle? We already already busted into the package so we get to keep it, right?

Photo: Dingle

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Bingle here, wishing you a Happy 4th of July from Teddy Bear Diary

Hello to all our friends in the United Kingdom!

Hello Everyone! Bingle here with more breaking news from Teddy Bear Diary. Our crack team of teddy bear researchers has uncovered evidence that the 4th of July has something to do with the UK so we wanted to give a shout out to all our friends in the United Kingdom—hello out there! I expect you will be lighting some fireworks off today too!

Dudders our Science Advisor is away and we’re having just a little trouble accessing our research. I’ve sent Tibbs down to the Central Data Core with his laptop to get things sorted out for us.

Tibbs repairs the Central Data Core

Please bear with us, if you will pardon the pun.

Just a moment folks.
Hey Tibbs! How’s it going down there?
You got it? Great!
No, don’t email it just tell me!

We're having some technical difficulties at the Central Data Core.Uh-huh. Uh-huh. We did WHAT? To who? Oh dear….
Um…is there anything in there about fireworks?
Guy Fawkes?
Isn’t that the bird in Harry Potter? Yeah, that’s what I thought.
Ok, keep working on it and try to put some of those things back together in case they do stuff.

This is very embarrassing

TBD Breaking News: Anglo-American Teddy Bear relations dealt startling setback.

Ah, well…folks this is very embarrassing so we are going to keep working on this developing story. I have to run because I am terribly busy and important. Have a very happy and safe 4th of July no matter where you are!

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