Flipflops in the Rain


a thirst for vampire art

as i’ve found that the best way to increase blog traffic is to mention twilight, edward cullen and life-sized cut outs of chuck bass, i decided to grace you all with another example of my developing artistic ability:

twilight

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merry christmas, you filthy animal…

i just opened the last box on my advent calendar…. yea for Christmas!

it took me a while to get in the spirit this year, mostly because i didn’t realize it was december until we were already two weeks in. then, just as i was geared up for the holidays — including creating this nifty lil number for our ugly sweater party (my roommate calls it “The Lil’ Orphan That Tried”) — i was knocked out with the vicious stomach plague that seems to be making the rounds. Once I recovered from that, I was blessed with a death cold, which is now gracing me with its presence.

However, what’s a shortage of breath and a plethora of earaches and snot when it’s finally Christmas Eve?! i thought i’d be depressed today since this is my first Christmas away from my family, but i’m surprisingly pretty jolly. my nieces unfortunately will have to miss out on their annual holiday activities with Auntie Claus, but they should be receiving their Christmas cash just in the nick of time for me to keep wearing my Cool Aunt badge.  i’m also pleased to say that i finished all of my shopping yesterday on my lunch break — after starting it yesterday on my lunch break… (ahem, except of course for those of you who have been randomly selected to be a part of my inaugural New Year’s Gifts from Flippy Program. you can expect to see your gifts sometime before Dec. 31, 2009. and they might not be gifts at all. they might just be hugs. or beer. i’ve found that the two are pretty interchangeable.)

we’ve got free food covering every inch of the office until 3:01 p.m., when free booze magically appears in my hands and my belly. i love Christmas.

and now, a present to all of you, using my newly found talent for quickly and sloppily using Microsoft Paint:

my cat wishes you a very happy holiday!

my cat wishes you a very "Meowy Christmas. Hope it's PURRRRRRfect!" (don't worry -- in real life, she has legs.)



and so the lion fell in love with blah blah blah…

about three things i’m absolutely positive:

1. edward cullen is a vampire…who looks exactly like chuck bass.
2. the part i enjoyed most about ‘twilight’ is that it took place in the pacific northwest…complete with washington state license plates that always leave me feeling strangely nostalgic for home.
3. even though i didn’t really like the book, didn’t really like the movie, and they killed off my favorite character (ooops…spoiler?), i’m still somewhat obsessed with the movie and can’t wait to see what they do with the sequel… but mostly so i can mock it.



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December 16, 2008, 11:01 am
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