Saturday, February 16, 2008

Stupid Saturday

The above void was a photo of a truck I got stuck behind this morning enroute to the shop. Notice the verrry wideset mirrors. The dumbest thing about the whole setup is the driver of this particularly ugly pickup truck was so obtuse he never even checked his mirrors. So, really, what is the point of having them? Ahhh, yes, I'd forgotten about the "penis angle". So dude is compensating for something. Do you suppose he's ever asked his buddies "do these mirrors make my tackle look small?" or taken the time to notice his truck has giant, stupid-ass "steer-ears" from the backside. Gah. Farmboys and their *%^# toys.

This was supposed to be a photo of the new spring colors of Panda Cotton. The nearest one (from memory, as Blogger and Picasa appearantly aren't speaking right now) is 'pinto pony', and I love it so much I'm ordering a whole bag of it. It's that cute. The upper left one is 'dotty circus' and I think that one is pretty darn cute, too. I just got the sample pack of the new colors, figuring I could reorder the totally fabulous ones. I have yet to actually knit a sock from it myself, so me and 'pinto pony' have some hanging out to do. My mom wants a pair, and there's all that travel knitting I'll be doing... kinda leaves me excuse-less.

Yesterday I got our rooms booked for the trip. We're staying here, because the b&bs in Wisconsin pretty much are just for lovers, not families with gaggles of children. In Iowa, we'll be here; we absorb all available space they have, but I was on the phone with Mr. Cat&Fiddle and he's a riot. We're going to get along fantastically. He's even laying in a supply of gin, white soda, and limes for Herr Becher. I think I'll have my photo taken on the terribly Victorian red velvet loveseat. How odd is that for furnishings? I know. I *lurve* it. And the violins hanging from the wall? (Behind the stairs. Sweet.)

Day two of zero store activity, so I'm going to use this time to get the "turning twenty" quilt going. Or something. No kids today... it's practically like a day off! Stay warm and crafty. C
(ignore the sacastic italics if my pics should happen to appear from Picasa later. If Melly was here I'm sure she could've gotten it going.)

3 comments:

Annalea said...

Love the Panda Cotton, Cami. Those really are cute cute colors--and I'm sure they're wonderfully soft to boot. (The only reason I haven't bought any yet was their colors last year just weren't my thing.)

Oh, and the mirrors? Those are trailering mirrors. They're vital for when that huge truck is pulling an even more massive horse- or box-trailer, making it possible for the driver to see what's behind him far more effectively--especially when backing. When the mirrors are on standard-length mounts, there are monstrous blind spots with a trailer, making all kinds of havoc far more likely.

I'm just guessing that the driver figured that since he didn't have a trailer, he didn't need to use the mirrors. ;o) Gotta love men as a species . . .

knitter in the desert said...

That panda cotton would be perfect for some baby things I will need to knit (two co-workers are preggers!--month apart!). Now what shall I knit.....

And yeah the truck just looks silly...its like the small cars with spoilers on them--cause yeah that will make you go soooo much faster....

Dragonfly said...

I really like the pinto too!!