Saturday, February 09, 2008

Grocery Shopping

A couple weeks ago I decided the the towels in our bathroom were not nearly as nice as they are in the motels we stay at while traveling south. Not only are they tiny but they are no longer soft or feel good. So off to the store I went to get us some new bath linens. As is usual, there weren't any that were decorative to match my bath colors to put up on the never used towel rack over the tub; plus I wouldn't buy them anyway. They are always a ripoff and usually have palm trees or some such 'Florida' thing on them. So I did what I always do. I make my own 'for show' towels.

Because my colors in the master are grey and wine I decided to trim the extra new towels I got 'for show' with some grey squares.

I made a bunch of grey squares using two different grey fabrics.

Then I had to wait until Miss B was finished with her siesta (due to the fact that she was laying on one of them) so in the interim I played Bicycle Bridge on the computer (I am addicted to it). When my gal was up and stretching (those supermodel legs) I scarfed up the towel and

while watching a taped episode of Project Runway (aren't you thrilled to know my every waking move?) I used a running stitch to attach the row of blocks on the three towels (eight 3" finished for the big towels sewn together and four for the little hand towel). All I did was sew them together on the machine and press a quarter inch seam under and voila! better than Ezra!!!

And now for your reading enjoyment:

I was shopping at the local supermarket where I selected:
A half-gallon of 2% milk,
A carton of eggs,
A quart of orange juice,
A head of romaine lettuce,
A 2 lb. can of coffee, and
A 1 lb. package of bacon.
As I was unloading my items on the conveyor belt to check out, a drunk
standing behind me watched as I placed the items in front of the
While the cashier was ringing up the purchases, the drunk calmly stated,
'You must be single.'
I was a bit startled by this proclamation, but I was intrigued by the
derelict's intuition, since I was indeed single. I looked at the six
items on the belt and saw nothing particularly unusual about my
selections that could have tipped off the drunk to my marital status.
Curiosity getting the better of me, I said: 'Well, you know what, you're
absolutely right. But how on earth did you know that?'
The drunk replied, 'Cause you're ugly.'


dee said...

Sweet Miss B. Just breaking in those towels for you. You're too funny. Enjoyed your daily walk through.

Cindra said...

I didn't see that coming! (the joke)

Love the towels, but when I first looked at the first photos I thought it was a bunch of dirty rags (need to get my glasses upgraded) When I clicked on and got a closer view I saw they were gray patterned squares. You had me there for a minute. Love the towels!