Friday, July 20, 2012

Friday Miscellany

I'm glad everyone's enjoying Mary Roberts Rhinehart; I'm starting another of her books later, or possibly tomorrow.  Meanwhile, I read one called "Scuse Me While I Kill This Guy," and it was pretty funny.  The premise is ludicrous on its face: the main character is a member of a family of assassins which stretches back to ancient Greece, and all family members are required to join the family business, supported by the family trust fund, and, incidentally, all must be named for places.  Look it up; it was free for Kindle as of yesterday!

I'm not up to more of a book review than that, having had a huge cyst removed from above the tooth that got root canaled in May; this should end the problems that have persisted, but for the next couple of days, I'm ingesting lots of happy pills.  Scrambled eggs are also a large part of the menu until I get the stitches out next Wednesday.  Kevin said he's only seen 2 other cases as bad as this one, and his friend Joe the endodontist said he's only done about 10.  So, yep, trust me to really complicate something that should be pretty simple.

Anyway, Kellie was talking to her boyfriend last week, and he was shocked to learn that she sews.  Wanted her to make him something nice to prove it.  So she went out, got some fabric, and made him a body pillow.  I helped her with the stuffing of the inner pillow, and balancing it while she stitched it closed on the machine; I also had to help her install the zipper on the covering, because she had "sorta kinda" forgotten how to install a zipper.  That's OK; it was fun to play with fabric with my beautiful daughter.

That's a great pillow, isn't it?

Happy weekending, everyone!


SissySees said...

Pretty gal and a great pillow!!

I hope you enjoy eggs. I hate jello, so my soft foods list includes grits, cream of wheat, mashed potatoes and lots of ice cream and/or milkshakes.

Faye Lewis said...

It is a great pillow.

Linda said...

When I have to eat soft go-to is porridge:( Nice pillow with your beautiful daughter!

Two French Bulldogs said...

now thats a pillow
Benny & Lily

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

Sorry about the tooth, get better very soon. Love the body pillow. Enjoy your weekend if you can Diane

Pam said...

That is a great pillow!

I am sorry to hear you mouth has been so tough to deal with... I hope you feel better soon Marjie.

Anonymous said...

Just the mention of root canals make my teeth hurt. During my last one, I was in the chair for 5 hours. And the endodontist kept say, "I've never seen anything like this." It didn't make me feel really confident. Now when I tell my tooth story, I'll think of you. At least I didn't have a cyst. How about milkshakes? If you're going to soft food, go for the good stuff.

Nichole said...

What a great pillow - great job!

Hope you feel better soon... bet you won't want eggs for awhile after!

Sue said...

Nice pillow!

Hope the happy pills have you feeling much better soon. This has been going on way too long and we need you back.

Mary said...

Awesome pillow! Bet he loves it. Hope you are feeling much much better by now!