Not that you can really tell from the photo, but the exposed brains are walnuts. Some come with cricket bat or holding an extra limb.
Have you ever seen a birthday pie? It's truly a sight. Behold the tasty goodness! (Kudos to Alex for the *extreme* baking!)
Arg. Now I have that song stuck in my head. (Thank-you NerdyGirl!) ...someday you'll find it, the end of the rainbow, the lovers, the dreamers, and me.... la, la, la, la
The Simpson Movie is coming out soon, and I hear there's a real Quick-E Mart in Seattle somewhere... anyone know where it is?
Just got done sewing this costume for a friend (who looks very purdy in it!). If you are at all curious, it's this top pattern
My silly brother and his wife just got back from a trip to Japan - and what does he bring us? I laughed my ass off!
One of my coworkers in the cubical farm has some amazing artistic skills. Just thought I would share. If you'd like to see more, go see
I like how it started off looking pretty grungy, and again with a coat of paint. It gets more interesting with time.
Been workin' way too much lately, and I anticipate it will only get worse. Too bad I'm on salary pay. At this rate, I could
Nerdygirl's scary tale of Pumpkin Peeps includes letting them dry out and *then* eating them. Scary! I'm afraid! Happy Halloweeeeeen!
I just got back from spending the evening at the spa, and guess what? My mom and her husband sent me me flowers for my
The days are getting shorter and it's already getting cold! I'm ready to hibernate with a cup of coffe and a good book. Too bad
Jokingly we called it the dreamcatcher. I noticed it was taken down where it used to beckon to all to climb onto it, lay down
Weird. The cinerama print of Wallace & Gromit, The Curse of the Were-Rabbit only had maybe... a dozen people in the theater? That's pretty sad
They have this at one of the stands at the local market. I was thinking of getting one just to try it, but what is
Along with our booth at Folsom, we brought two powerful weapons: Galahad and Kitten. They are just the cutest couple, (and have been together for several
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We're busy making lots of rope for the Folsom Street Fair on Sunday.... Our booth, TwistedMonk, is between 9th and Dore St. We're a little
Some people have ponds. Some people have a fountain. Some people have a waterfall. This is a "water feature". So I'm at a Galahad's relative's house, trying
Monk's modeling the morning breakfast of champions - coffee, a Krispy Kreme doughnut, and a fez. Never thought I'd actually use the words "doughnut" and "fez"
Just add water? boil in a bag? Ok this is just really bad! I better be off to work!
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I can't find 17 on the Anniversary gifts: a year-by-year guide. It's somewhere between crystal and china... I don't want to subject you to Billy
According to Wikipedia, Pareidolia, is a psychological phenomenon involving a vague and random stimulus (usually an image) being mistakenly perceived as recognizable. Common examples include
Didn't we do this already? I need to get motivated and hit the long list of items waiting for me at the office. Mondays are the
Monk has this strange obsession with lawn gnomes recently. Doesn't help that one of his helpers in the Abbey calls himself the "Rope Gnome", or
As with all shoes, they have to be worn in. And these babies will take some time. It's not likely I'll be wearing these bad
"Milan, darling. Milan. Supermodels. Heh! Nothing super about them... spoiled, stupid little stick figures with poofy lips who think only about themselves. Feh! I used
Performers from the entertainment group Teatro ZinZanni have been attracting crowds at the downtown mall. While the show is not the long, it is impressive
It was very special to see my little sister make that huge step by getting married. It was a little odd for me too. I'm
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I know what you're thinking. Did she fire six tablespoons or only five? Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I've kinda
I'm a serious light-weight when it comes to alcohol. After a 1/2 a glass of beer, my cheeks turn glow-in-the-dark red, my neck gets blotchy
Galahad was so great to drop by and make dinner for us. He had this idea to cook spaghetti over the rope burners. However, these
I'm angry and elated at the same time. Our dog, Sam got freaked out by the thunderstorm on Tuesday afternoon, escaped the fenced yard and
So my sister is getting some pix together for her reception table and asked if I would send her some of the ones from when
Monk is busy giving his Russian-made motorcycle a much needed bath with his iPod cranked to 11.
Very late dinner at Luna Park Cafe last night, and we're sitting at the window booth next to the King. Yes, it's velvet. The waitress brings
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Already time to meet with the cello instructor again. I did manage to practice some (in my busy schedule, that's sayin' somethin'), but would love
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I recently had the very delightful pleasure of paining this lovely lady up in liquid latex. (from Big Head Studio) So with paint brushes in
I usually ride the bus to work. It hurts to pay $8 per day to park, let alone filling up the gas tank. Seattle traffic
Have you seen Episode III yet? Without giving anything away, I'll say it's my favorite of first 3 Episodes. (Granted, when Anakin and Padame were
Just prior to packing up for our trip to Shabaricon (in Chicago), we piled our rope to sell in the cart. We ended up taking
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