Thursday, January 26, 2012
Even if Karma falls asleep while I am rubbing her tummy, I discovered that the tummy rubbing is still entirely at her discretion and inclination. When I foolheartedly reached over to rub her belly--and she was awake, mind you--and did not take it slow and wait for her to give me the "okay" signals--she gave me teeth--LOL!
Now Karma knows she had best not try to bite down--and even pointedly placing her teeth on my arm is an absolute no-no...so we both froze--her with her ears back and a defiant glare in her eyes--me likewise. She removed her teeth, closed her mouth, licked politely, dropped her head...and I told her threateningly "no teeth!". I am alpha female, but she had made her point. Karma wouldn't be Karma if she didn't need to have complete control over when she wants affection, what kind, how much, and how long--ROFL! Things haven't changed that much. I still have to read her body language when it comes to belly rubbin'. The head and neck are always okay. ;)
It looked like a white out snow storm out there yesterday...
...but it was mostly a white fog. Very little snow and it turned to light rain at one point. Not very nice out there.
Caroline made it over and we trucked on down the hall to the storage area with my little green cart and hauled back a bunch of stuff.
My table easel.
Two boxes of acrylics and assorted supplies.
The sewing boxes and misting box are next to the acrylics in the hallway now.
I had Caroline add the top box of photos to the stack of nostalgia and pictures. (I do need to learn how to use the scanner this year--LOL!) But five boxes high just bugged me, so after she left...
...I ended up moving a couple of them down and pushing them with my feet into a 2-stack and 3-stack. (Now my bum wrist is complaining today, of course--harrumph!)
I was thinking--good grief! Look at all the project boxes stacked up! What a mess! That I will be looking at for a long, long time--ROFL! ;)
When you know who saw I had moved the photo boxes...
...she had to come smell...
...and immediately thought to herself...
I got my bigger folding stool and dug around on the shelves over the washer and dryer to find my old acrylic sky attempt from several years ago. I had bought up lots of goodies and Dagan, Leah, and I were going to try to learn to paint and play with acrylics...and maybe later oils (which I also have from when I tried a Bob Ross painting before my health took such a dive). We did play a little. Dagan finished a yin-yang symbol painting, Leah kind of half finished some oriental symbol words (they have a bit of oriental decorations at their place), and I completely painted over this sky about three times--LOL! I finally gave up and stuck it in the closet.
I can, once again, paint over this completely and start over--tada! And I found the other two blank gessoed boards that came in the package, too. Also brought back a canvas for the heck of it from storage. An actual canvas scares the hell out of me, so I am hoping to finally get up the nerve to just go for it and not worry if I totally mess it up or not--ROFL!! I have more nice clean ones in the storage area, too. But for now I'll practice on the gessoed boards. ;)
And I want to play with acrylics in my little art journal, too. Time to dust off those brushes, I guess. ;)
Last night before I went to bed (at 6pm--whoohoo!)--Miss Karma was still perched on the box.
Takes so little to make us happy!! :):)
I have enough in that hallway to keep me busy for the next several years, I bet!! LOL! Never bored. Never bored. Oh, and I did start to re-arrange and sort in the bedroom finally...for the cube shelves. (Any of my moving and digging abouts may have caused my bum wrist to flare up, come to think of it.) I know. I know. Everything is at a snail's pace in my life. Sometimes that snail is even on siesta for a while--LOL! A delicious plethora of choices before me. Goodness! Goodness! Nope! Never bored. Never bored. Now if my body would just please be a little more cooperative--ROFL!! ;)
Have a wonderful Thursday!! :):)
*hugs to those who need them*
"When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky."