The faces look like they don't belong to bodies, like a game of exquisite corpse or a surrealist version of the unfinished horse drawing meme
Sir Patrick Stewart in what he called one of the most distinguished bits of work he has done in the US, Sesame Street "Soliloquy On B"
For my part, I'm always blown away by the density in the North Eastern US, and I'm like oh come on, you NEVER take the train a couple hours to any number of major cities near you? And then they say "Two and a half hours though!" And I think of my rural in laws who drive that to stock up at Costco sometimes, and wow our senses of scale are different. So it makes sense to me that their mental spatial map just assumes Alaska is right there, even though it's weird to hear.
The package shipped from New York, so odds are it's in Ontario (probably Mississauga). It just reminds me of talking to people from the Eastern US who have no concept of what Western North America is like, geographically.
"I've been to Toronto (or Montreal), how close is Vancouver to that?"
"Nowhere near, it's a couple hours north of Seattle."
"Close to Alaska then?"
"It's actually closer to San Francisco than Toronto."
"I forgot Canada had a west coast, it snows near the Pacific?"
Spoonflower keeps doing wallpaper sales instead of fabric sales and for SOME reason no one ever buys my designs on wallpaper.
There's a certain type of woman, usually in her fifties or sixties, who recognizes when other women have put effort into their look but it's not for the male gaze or professionalism, and she doesn't know how to process that but wants to say something positive: "That's a funky outfit!" Thanks to all the Susans and Carols out there inadvertently affirming queer style!
Selfie, OOTD, space ladies
I wear this shirt once a week, easily. Even though nobody around me gets it. ("That shirt is...different" type comments.) But what's not to get? It's got ladies who are planets, action posing with lightning bolts. The downside of ordering large prints online is that mass cutting means positioning isn't always great and you don't see it until you get it. The pattern on the back is better than the front, but this one sleeve has just perfect placement.
The blue Chapman's creamsicle is supposed to be fruit punch flavour, but it's almost spot on for what I remember Betty Crocker cherry chip cake tasting like. Fake maraschino cherry and vanilla. Not that I've had cherry chip cake in almost 30 years, but sensory memories can be long lasting like that. Maybe I need to buy a box and make cupcakes, though I bet the recipe has changed since then.
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