Sunday, December 5, 2010

The Monkey Paw!

Here's the promised pictures of the Thanksgiving Glove Dyeing Debacle. In the future, I will try not to be a giant moron and dye LEATHER gloves in HOT water on the stove. Andrew was making me fun of me and my thought process yesterday in the car and I was laughing until I couldn't breathe. If I had thought about it for one second, I think I wouldn't have two monkey paws.

Now, I don't know if they give you wishes, but I hope so!

(For anyone who has never read the short story, here is a link.)
Not only did thy shrink to child-size, they also dried rock hard with twisted fingers. Shockingly, neither Andrew nor the dog enjoyed being poked with the monkey paw. T-Rex tried to bite off the rigid, mutant fingers with no success.
Here are two tiny bell pepper from the garden. Andrew said they tasted gross, but the dog and I enjoyed them.
I also hemmed both of my Swirl dresses. I will wear them Monday and Tuesday and then post pictures. I bought flannel for my coat underlining and washed it, so I will start cutting those out today too.

3 comments:

  1. LOL The monkey paw is great, keep it for future reference that mistakes can turn out to be funny stories!

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  2. He he...Molly! First comment from me...couldn't resist as the "monkey paw" name cracked me up plus the fact that I thought the first pic was a play with perspective (your hand closer to the camera to make the gloves look tiny), but they really are that small! I can totally see doing that too and scratching my head later wondering what I was thinking!! :>)

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  3. Remember the OJ Simpson trial and the defense's quote - "If the gloves don't fit, you must not convict!" Those gloves from the murder scene didn't fit because they got wet and shrunk, too!

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