Quote of the day...er...week...umm...hey, look, a quote!!

Tibi gratias agimus quod nihil fumas.

It says "...freedom of...", not "...freedom from...".

Nolite te bastardes carburundorum!

"It's amazing to me how many people think that voting to have the government give poor people money is compassion. Helping poor and suffering people is compassion. Voting for our government to use guns to give money to help poor and suffering people is immoral self-righteous bullying laziness. People need to be fed, medicated, educated, clothed, and sheltered, and if we're compassionate we'll help them, but you get no moral credit for forcing other people to do what you think is right. There is great joy in helping people, but no joy in doing it at gunpoint." - Penn Jillette

Saturday, September 12, 2009

The New and Ongoing Adventure of Flat Aunt Becky (Part the Second)...

..in which FAB continues to explore the delights of the GHCA.
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Once she'd proven her handywoman chops, FAB was ready to move on to the art. When she saw one artist's beads, she asked if she could play. You know those scenes in Loony Tunes when Daffy Duck sees a treasure and runs up to it, exclaiming "It's mine, mine, all mine, I'm rich, I'm rich, I'm a wealthy miser!!" as he rolls around in it??


I had to remind FAB that the artist was actually trying to work with those beads. She grumbled a bit until she caught sight of a third artist reorganizing TBF's CD collection (which is as varied and wonderful as TBF's talents!). FAB had to check out Bonnie Raitt, and wanted to know why I couldn't make her hair look that good. Umm...because I can barely get mine int a pony tail without needing help from the fire brigade??

I decided to distract her with some whimsy. Who doesn't love a giant chicken??

"Someone call the Colonel, let's fry this sucker up!!"

She said she wouldn't walk a mile for a camel...unless it was as sweet as this one:

She realized that I hadn't shown her any of my art yet and wanted to know what I was afraid of. I had to step up to the plate and show her one of my displays. She made herself at home, rummaging through some of the cards I'd hand made and telling me they didn't suck entirely, which I gather is a compliment coming from her.


FAB has some big brass ones - she saw the resident dragon and hopped right on - didn't even need a rope! That FAB sure is spry.


"Hah! I have three kids (two of them boys), seventy dogs, sixteen ferrets and a possum* - you don't scare me!!"

She really dug the little birds made from hickory nuts, and the intricate little boxes...

...but she actually said "Squeeee!!!" when she saw this wee fellow...


She tried to convince me that she needed this bag to live- it matched her boots and Amelia's baby blanket perfectly, and who doesn't want to accessorize their footwear and baby things together?? I told her she might want a smaller bag, but she reminded me how much stuff a mom has to carry when she's out with kids...and I started looking for something bigger, but there weren't any fluffy pink minivans on the rack.


We wandered over to a polymer sculpture display, but rather than get all rowdy she decided to let sleeping dragons lie...

To be continued...


* actual pets may vary

5 comments:

Holly said...

I am digging those two last dragons a bunch! And, she most likely likes them because, while not as flat as she, they are flat on one side.

Snooty bitch...

Kyddryn said...

Mizz Holly, you're too funny! A friend of mine made those polymer dragons - I love their little faces!

Aunt Becky said...

Bwahahahaha! Next time, I am coming in PERSON.

Aunt Becky said...

Where I am NOT so flat.

Kyddryn said...

Aunt Becky, give me a little warning so I can stock up the Grey Goose!