I love having 2 cats. Every time you turn around there’s cute shit happening.
I Want to Be Alone - Vashti Bunyan, “Some Things Just Stick In Your Mind”
A song for introverts.
I got to hang out with Miranda for the first time in a while. It’s nice seeing her because, obviously, she’s my best friend and I love her, but also because I can complain about not having the amount time I want to dedicate to art and not be made to feel totally frivolous and melodramatic. I tell her that I feel alien and useless when I’m not making art, and she doesn’t judge me, she just agrees.
We went to the mall and got my laptop battery replaced, had thai food and bubble tea, and played some Tomb Raider. It wasn’t making art, but it was awesome.
Thursday night I made “Medovik” or Russian honey cake for us to enjoy. It took 3 hours, you have to make 8 layers of pastry and there’s a lot of simmering and whisking involved, but the result is tasty. I lack both the talent and the camera to take an artful shot that conveys its appeal, but here’s a shot of it sitting demolished in my fridge. It isn’t art, but it, too, is awesome.
People that think others shouldn’t wear make-up because it hides their natural beauty but are grossed out by unshaven bodies.
Anonymous: I just wanted to let you know that you're very beautiful, and if you have a boyfriend he's very lucky!
Aw thanks, my dear. I do have a boyfriend, I’ll let him know he’s lucky. ;) :P
Last Tide - Sun Kil Moon, “Ghosts of the Great Highway”
His sister taught him how to sleep arms up
So today I set out to adopt a new fur baby. It was so funny, I went to the shelter and they had tons and tons of kittens. I was browsing through, playing with them all, and loving them all because—y’know—they’re kittens. None of them really stuck out to me, though. Littlejeans is fabulous with people of all ages, but she’s not good with other animals; because of that, I knew I was going to have to find a very specific temperament.
When I saw this little guy, I knew immediately. He was sleeping and I hadn’t even held him, but I knew. I picked him up and he immediately broke out in purrs and fell into my chest and I was putty in his paws. I started filling out the adoption paperwork probably 2-3 minutes after putting him in my hands, and wouldn’t you know it, he has the absolute perfect personality to ease LJ back into owner sharing. Sometimes, the heart just knows.
His name is Kubla Klaus (Koobie for short), named after this guy from the Rankin and Bass “Jack Frost”:
Luckily, he’s been rescued from Miserable Mountain. :)