Found things, jerkishness, fuzziness
by Denise Sawicki on February 20, 2007
This morning I found my black pants that have been gone for nigh on a year. They weren't even anywhere weird. They were just on the floor in the closet. I was completely shocked to find them because I thought we'd searched everywhere. I really thought someone took them, haha. (Darrin's sheets are still gone as far as I know. Do you know how dirty a pillow gets with no pillowcase for a year? I don't think you want to know. I try not to even go in the room with it. I should have gotten him new sheets and pillows for xmas! )
Well anyhow, perhaps the finding of the pants is a good omen.
Am I a big bitch, talking about things I talk about? Is it wrong to mention this pillow, etc? (I don't mention it to him as it's not my business.) I don't know how I come across to people. Like, Scott seemed to assume I didn't know that chocolate is poisonous to dogs and was only concerned about the carpet, whereas I was just assuming everyone knew that and would realize that I rushed the puppy to the vet and all (I just didn't mention it because it was too much of a digression from the story about desserts!) It seems like every thing I say somehow makes me look like a bad person. The Native American/Indian thing too. It's like I don't know how to say things inoffensively, or else I know and I just don't care and I beg people to like me anyway even though I am offensive. Perhaps I just *am* a bad person.
The twins and I had a grand time going shopping on the weekend. We had various gift certificates to the mall and we each wound up getting a new pair of shoes. I got an ultra cute coat on 75% off special. Darrell already had a cute coat and I wanted one :) My own coat was so old and beat up. Anyway this one makes me look like an Eskimo. It is camel-colored faux suede and has a giant halo of faux fur around the hood. You put up that hood and you're in your own little furry world. It's lovely. It's not so terribly warm though, it's more just made to be cute I think. Anyway that coat is Darrell's early birthday present to me, except I bought it, but I can feel less guilty because it is a "present".
I had Darrell pose in the coat with no shirt to try to imitate a recent rather hilarious Abercrombie and Fitch ad. I doubt the pictures came out quite as funny though since he couldn't stop smiling. I can't find the picture online now since it's supposed to be swimsuit season instead of coat season (ha ha). That store is evil though. I'm so far from being cool enough to walk in there. It's intimidating. This article is scary.
While we were out shopping, we saw so many furry items of clothing for girls. A girl could easily dress up as a muppet if she wanted. We saw this silly pair of boots that had extra long black fur all over and looked like the amputated feet of a muppet :P. There were furry green gloves that looked like Oscar the Grouch's hands. Boys' clothes (especially winter clothes) are generally quite dull and utilitarian in comparison. If a boy tries to wear that kind of stuff he'll look like a pimp :) Compare the boys' and the girls' sock department at Target sometime and see which one is more visually pleasing.
EDIT: I messed up again, the term "Eskimo" is widely considered offensive. I apologize. I probably missed a bunch of other offensive things I said :P Probably I should not even try to speak to anyone outside my little group, for fear of embarrassing myself.
CLARIFICATION #2: When I say "boys" and "girls" I'm referring to adults like myself :P
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