Cat ToysApril 2, 2004
Dude! Go Knitty!
Knitty rocks for so many damn reasons. But this issue is way freakin' above and beyond. I love like seventy-two of the patterns (okay, a slight exaggeration) and I want the child in Anouk. Forget the (cute) sweater, I just want to kiss those cheeks!
THANK YOU for the NoroCompliments! I've decided I won't put it up on the shelf and let it languish like I do other sweaters - this one's for wearing. It's my new alterno-sweatshirt. Yeah.
It's two in the morning, I'm at work, and my thoughts are jumbled. But have I mentioned you should go read the seven deadly cozies? Honestly can't remember if I've pointed you there, but she's fabulous -- witty, a touch acerbic, and very clever. A new fave.
And hey, would y'all stop posting such funny things? It's tiring to keep up with all the intelligence and humor out there. Dang. (That's a complimentary complaint, of course. What I really mean is keep it up.)
So yesterday? I got off shift at nine in the morning, went home, and got in the tub. I'm lying there, happy with my tea and candles and New Yorker, contentedly listening to the kitties playing in the living room. After a good meal, they like to romp, and the noise they make is so cheering to me. I thought to myself, what sweet kitties I have. I'm so lucky.
When I got out of the tub and went into the living room, I discovered what they had been playing with.
A BUNCH OF GRAPES. I had left them in a bowl on my coffee table, hoping to prompt the healthy snacking I'm so poor at. Well! More proof that health food is a bad idea. Do you have any idea how much fun cats can have with grapes on a hardwood floor? I captured a lot of the errant squished drippy grapes, but I'm sure I'll be finding raisins for months to come.....