the RATS of moose

The Random Access ThoughtS of a mid-west, approaching-middle-age, nurse starting the next phase of life.

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Sewing Dork Awards

And the sewing dork award for

"Most Likely to Burn The House Down"

goes to....


I went into the sewing room on Thursday to iron a shirt for work only to discover that the iron had been sitting on the sewing table in the ON position (and not just on but ALL THE WAY ON-SUPER HOT-WOOL SETTING) for approximately....

THREE WEEKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This I discovered the day after the electric bill arrived and had spiked by $30.


Some days I amaze even myself.

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

The Labors of My Fruits

Grapefruit $1

Bag of oranges $3

Fresh, red-all-the-way-to-the-middle strawberries $5

2 pounds of cherries $6

4 pounds of blueberries $8

Six trips a day to the bathroom, no poop blender required ...... Priceless