Friday, December 15, 2006

Camera Ready...

Here's what I was rewarded with this week, for carrying a point-n-shoot with me constantly:

This is the view from the end of my street at 8 a.m. one morning this week (YES, I'm supposed to be at work by then; shut UP). A weird, high fog blocked out the sun. Neat effect.


Ho, ho, ho, this biker at Springfield and Duncan had plenty of holiday spirit; the tree and decorations on the back of the bike made me very smiley. On the way home from work, I spotted another driver with blinking lights wrapped around his cowboy hat, and that made me laugh too.


One of my favorite places to shop is a second hand store called Karen's Kloset. I'm no fashion plait, but I spotted a shirt there today, and couldn't help thinking:
Kudos to the Extra-Large Midwestern Gal that has the confidence to step out on the town in this thing:


Click on the pix to enlarge and see the price tag they have on this number!

$37 to look like a literal cow girl.

Yeah.

I'm just not there.

Moo, y'all.

12 comments:

  1. Oh dear..... that shirt is not to my taste at all! But funny! Great pictures, too!

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  2. Wild horses couldn't drag me into that shirt! Can you imagine the "Mooooo" calls you'd get from the cowboys. I don't know how may cowboys you have there, but we got quite a few in Arizona.

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  3. That is a shirt for a VERY confident woman. WOW! FUGLY!

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  4. Can you say, "Halloween costume"?

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  5. Can you say, "Halloween costume"?

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  6. 'True Grit' indeed. Someone somewhere has a sense of irony.

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  7. Anonymous9:12 AM

    Hahahaha! I bought a really cute short western jacket that I thought was a black and white leopard print (as though there is such a thing) and wore it to a club and my sisters were all too eager to tell me it was a cow print!

    Laurie a/k/a Miss New Orleans
    (Blogger is being a pain this morning.)

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  8. Kimber: Are you sure? Only $36.99

    AZ: I can imagine the moo calls I'd get from my own son!

    Crazy Me: Call me insecure...

    Nancy: Actually, I do own a full cow halloween costume, rubber udders and all.

    Svenyboy: So, if you'd been shopping with me, you'd have made me pass on this? Yay! I got one right!

    Laurie: I hope you told them it was the hide of a rare holstein leopard.

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  9. I'm with you on the shirt. Not there.
    Love the bike!
    It was totally foggy here too. I love how it changes the mood.

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  10. Hi G

    I love fog, in the morning, in the evening, at night, walking through it, anytime at all. There is just a stillness and quiet that comes with a good fog that can't be beat. I'd probably even like it if I were driving through it on a bike with a tiny Christmas tree on the back wearing a cow shirt...

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  11. Wendy: Wish I'd gotten up earlier to hang out in that fog, instead of discovering it upon opening the garage door to head to work; it DOES change the mood. I mean, the Mooooo-d. har

    Dagoth: I'm with you: the silence of a fog, or a good, heavy snow, with those giant, insulating snow flakes...amazing even on a bike with a tree on the back. But...I'm sorry, dude, the cow-shirt is just an eyesore. Moo-ya!

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  12. Ooooohhhhh...your fog looks very familiar to those of us in Britain right now...

    Have a VERY Merry Christmas!!!

    Janet

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