Look at what I discovered in the box of doggy stuff! “Sick Kitty”! Pure annoyance to my pets = pure joy for me! They’re not as into it as they used to be, unfortunately. Old ladies!
Okaaaaay so maybe I went into the Craft Store that Shall Not Be Named and MAYBE I took a picture of some fake grapes, but it’s not like I still have a problem, okay? (as I shamefully open yet another cardboard box labeled “grapes”…)
Uber-preppy and adorable. I wish my iphone took better pictures in low light conditions. I refuse to use the flash–it blinds people, and that’s not very nice.
Oh downtown Seattle, you are so beautiful this time of year. Seeing all the lights makes me feel FEELINGS. I almost want to rent a hotel room for my birthday again like we did two years ago. That was so romantic!
The Cinerama recently had a colorful make-over. I’m crazy about that mural!
I went back to the old park, the park that Maggie and Bear Cub and I spent hours and hours and days and weeks and months and years at, for one last dogwalk, and spotted this crazy DIY glitter paint job in the parking lot.
For the first time in weeks we sat down and watched an entire movie together, and it was a great one: “American Hustle”. Amy Adams looked amazing, and I would like to own her entire wardrobe in the film, which consisted of a lot of Halston. Mmmmm. I was so inspired I immediately painted my toenails with glitter polish and put curlers in my hair! Thanks Amy Adams!
After weeks and weeks of winter/moving hands (all dry and cracked with constantly breaking fingernails) I finally cracked after work yesterday and got a shellac manicure in this lovely shade of glitter teal. My patients were impressed! Then today I cracked further and finallyyyyy (almost four weeks after my last appointment) was re-lashed. I know, I know, nails and eyelashes aren’t necessities but dammit, they make me feel so much better.
Our new stomping grounds. Not bad, eh?
In real life this was a lot cuter. Note to self: clean that mirror! Yes, I’ve replaced my boring white closet door with the obnoxious rainbow beaded curtain I’ve held onto all these years–my first “artistic” choice in the bedroom! Well technically, putting up the sequined sari over the window was the first choice, but that was mostly out of desperation as this house currently has 1. no curtain rods and 2. no curtains. Good thing I have a lot of fabric!
This week was a little sad–one of my best childhood friends Lisa’s mother suddenly died of a heart attack. Her parents still own the house directly behind my parents, and Lisa and I spent many many hours crossing through each other’s yards to hang out, for quite a few years. Her mother was only 64, and the day before her heart attack had been meeting with a financial planner to discuss retirement plans. So shocking, and so sad. I feel terrible for Lisa and her family–I couldn’t imagine losing one of my parents this early. My father attended the funeral, which I am thankful for. We had a long talk about it last night over the phone and covered a lot of other topics as well, like his parents’ funerals and what he and my mother would like for their funerals and then some less heavy topics like…installing a washer and dryer! Ooh baby, the joys of home ownership!
TGIF. Things have been so busy I just want to BREATHE for a day, at least. I’m hoping on Sunday to unpack the art supplies and get started on a project–I need to paint so bad it hurts! Art art art!