Good news! I found my pincushion. I know--you didn't even know I lost it. I didn't either until just recently when I needed it. I mean, who loses a pincushion? Well, I do. If I own something, at some point I will lose it. Or rather, misplace it would be a better phrase because nothing is ever "lost", just in hiding. I had been working on a fabric book cover a few months ago, but halfway through didn't like the way it was going with my hand-sewing on it. I put it back in its project box, evidently on top of my pincushion. And thus the pincushion was protected there all this time. But now it's back. Ta-Dah! (I made this pincushion last year using instructions in Sew Somerset. I just love, love, love it.)
Okay, I warned you to avert your eyes... in fact, this picture may disappear within a week because it's too creepy. First... I cannot explain how my mind works. Sometimes it is like a roll top desk... lots of little cubbies, each with something different, waiting to be explored. Other times, my mind is like a slot machine, with those little windows in the front. I'll be going about my day, minding my own business, then all of a sudden, something in my brain will pause, pull the handle, and go through some kind of weird, unauthorized inventory. That happened yesterday.. whirr, whirr, whirrr... ding, ding, ding... The first window said "little vintage clown heads from Gaye".... the second window said "bag of headless barbies from the yard sale". And like a zombie in a trance, I nodded my head and said, "yes", and I went to get the clown heads and the bag of barbies--which I discovered also had some legless, headless Kens. It just seemed so logical to put them together. I started to call this post "Legless Kens with Clown Heads" but that was too creepy for even me. So, as I warned you... either avert your eyes,... or enjoy and laugh!
Whew... glad that is out of my system now. I hope that doesn't happen again! I prefer the clutterd roll top desk brain.
I have to do my least favorite thing now - go to the grocery store. I don't mind sometimes, but we are supposed to get snow tonight, and I know every resident of the county will also be at the grocery store. But I would hate to be stranded with no food or toilet paper... and I have not been to the grocery store since before Christmas. Wish me luck...