The Oo Kingdom, Official Site of Charlie Petitt & Family

Say “OO-oo”—it’s a child’s imitation of a cuckoo clock.


Look for new photos of Buddy (our cat) and more photos of the total solar eclipse of April 8, 2024, very soon.

New Additions

as of April 12, 2024

Total Solar Eclipse 2024
Story in Oo’s Writings
Eclipse 2024 Slideshow
Photo gallery in Oo’s Picture Place

Oo’s Writings, 2023

Posted January 4, 2024


Counting the Days

from April 14, 2024

15,156 days since Wendi and I were married
(October 16, 1982)
1,660 days since my retirement
(September 28, 2019)
781 days of the Russian invasion of Ukraine
which began on February 24, 2022
401 days since our cat Buddy was born
(March 10, 2023)
7,436 days until the total solar eclipse in Canada, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota on August 23, 2044
7,790 days until the total solar eclipse in the southern U.S. on August 12, 2045