Monday, June 15, 2009

Thumbs Up: Envy


Thumbs up to the color green:

1. There is some magazine called Kicks or something, and they had two pairs of brightly-colored nylon Nikes on the cover. I immediately decided that I need a pair of bright green nylon Nikes in my life. Of course, they can't be had for love or money. No love for the bright green -- even on Nike iD.

2. I dragged Becca to the MFAH on Sunday for craft time and a tour of the African Gold exhibit. The gold was mounted on a background of emerald green shantung, and I can't even tell you how gorgeous it was. Speaking of which -- how come I don't have my own golden scepter? That just seems wrong.

Thumbs down to:

Papi lost his job this morning. Which is going to delay my plans for buying a golden scepter by weeks.

Photo by Marshall Astor -- Food Pornographer

7 comments:

  1. I'm sorry about the job. But perhaps you can make an aluminum foil scepter? I'm pretty sure you would rock it as if it were gold :)

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  2. Aww, dang about the job. Double dang. And the unlocated neon green shoes? I'll keep my eyes out!

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  3. Shoot! That's terrible about the job (although, sometimes there are jobs that are best lost). In the meantime, I'm a big fan of gold spray paint. You can be your own King Midas with that stuff.

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  4. ::slaps his employer::

    That is upsetting!

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  5. Oh no, so sorry to hear that! But now he has time to smelt you that scepter instead of buying it.

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  6. Liberation from wage slavery equals more time for crafts and sloth...golden scepters for the whole family are in order.
    Hang in there.

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