October 27th, 2001


I have seen the face of abject horror.

I was over at HugMe and jonnyX's place the other night to offer a little nurturing (they're both sick). HugMe and I discover that we both like Weird Al Yankovic. HugMe says, "You've got to hear this one."

He starts playing this parody of "Cat's in the Cradle" (by, I believe, Harry Chapin) called "Cat's in the Kettle." The premise of the song has to do with the urban legend that Chinese restaurants cook and serve cats.

We're giggling when I turn my head... and discover that jonnyX has just wandered into the room. With a cat cradled in his arms. The expression on his face... the only way I can describe it is "abject horror." I halfway expected him to take both cats and go hide in the garage or something.

I have a feeling that jonnyX won't be leaving his cats alone with HugMe for the foreseeable future.
  • Current Music
    still "I'm a Cow"

Giving in to temptation

Even though I really don't have the money to make purchases like this, today I bought an awesome Halloween costume. I got it at Party City; if I'd realized how much selection they had, I would have gone a long time ago. A lot of things were sold out now. They had some beautiful Renaissance costumes, but most of the gowns were sold out. However, they had the "Medieval Princess" costume in a plus size. It's a little large, but I'm going to try and find a clip for the back at Target. It was almost $30, but I justified it by pointing out to myself that I can wear it to Renaissance festivals, even if it isn't as nice as most of the gowns you see there (but there's no way I can afford those). It shows off a bit of cleavage; I wonder if it's acceptable for me to wear on Wednesday around my students?

Off to dress; I have a party to attend tonight, a party where I only know one person. Should be interesting...
  • Current Music
    "Start the Commotion" -- the Wiseguys