Friday, October 2, 2009

Happy Birthday to me and all that jazzzzzzzz

Okay. As you can see I celebrated my bday. As usual Chris got me my favorite cake: marzipan. If you haven't tasted it-well you've got to! It's so delicious. Charlie and I pigged out on it all week.

I transplanted a mother in law tongue plant and, whoa, what a surprise I found. It was in one of those self watering pots. I kept thinking it was drinking up so much water all the time. When I pulled the plant out of the pot I discovered why.....there was a monster living at the bottom! Actually it was a huge fat root that looked like a snake curled up in the bottom of the pot. On the end of it was a little plant starting at the BOTTOM! It was kind of creepy in a Star Wars kind of icky way. Remember the garbage room on the space ship where Luke, Princess Leia and Chewbacca are hiding in and a snake/monster is in the water? Then the walls start closing in? That's what it looked like to me...the monster in the water. There was only about a tablespoon of dirt in the whole thing. Bizarre.

I had to also include some of my experimental photos from today. I just love the way the sun shines through glass on our counter behind the sink. In fact I thought one of the photos would be a good subject for a kind of abstract painting. Cool, right?


  1. Hope your birthday was great.
    By your profile I can see we have alot in common: kids about the same age, going to college at an advanced age (haha!)
    and I love your art btw, something I need to do more of as well, have a great year to come!

  2. Happy belated birthday! Hope it was fabulous!

    I can't believe that plant... it looks freaky!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and following.

    -Diana (moonlightgrrl)

  3. Happy, Happy Birthday Julie! Sorry it is a little late. Marzipan is the greatest taste! Lucky you!