Monthly Archives: December 2015

fabulous zombie days

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HELLO  PEEPS

 

I CANNOT DESCRIBE HOW VERY WONDERFUL TODAY IS

BECAUSE

I HAVE HANDED IN MY GRADUATION PAPER

It’s basically a really really really really long paper we have to hand in mid-way through senior year of high-school, and I stayed up all night finishing it.

Therefore, I apologize for typing this in a half-dead state and hope that it’s still comprehesible to non-zombie outsiders :D

The reason I’m writing this post is actually not to tell you about the EXCITING NEW DEVELOPMENT THAT IS MY FREEDOM, but to ask you a question:

Do you ever have those days, where you’re just so blissfully happy that your life no longer consists of life, but of countless individual moments of sappiness (yes, no h).

I see a baby, I’m so happy I almost cry.

I see a grandma, I’m so happy I almost cry.

I see the lake, I’m so happy I almost cry.

I dunno, it’s probably just the hormones released by my zombie transformation (aforementioned), so, no worries.

 

Cheers,

Penny

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Death By Toxic Throw-Pillow Fibres

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Yello peeps,

 

My mother has made a friend recently. This friend is a vegan. Now, some of us may be aware of vegans on the internet – particularly Tumblr and Twitter. You might even recognize the game “find the vegan”.

However, my mother found it extremely worrisome when this vegan tweeted, in response to “mmm bacon”, “CUNT”. Then, later, “I no longer want to live on this planet.” I’m assuming this had something to do with a hamburger or somebody thinking tuna isn’t an animal. My mother, on the other hand, was thrown into a whirl of panic and distress:

she looked up his address

texted the vegan

called the vegan

promptly decided that the vegan needed a relaxing get-together

Thus, she and the vegan were going to visit Ikea on Friday.

And, speaking of Ikea…

“Do we have extra throw-pillows?”

very loud silence

I explained that I needed them to make my bed more attractive, since I wanted to use it as a background in my YouTube videos.

My mom burst into a fit of cackling laughter. “OH THE VAPID STATEMENT”, she shrieked mockingly

“OH THE TEENAGE TROUBLES”

More laughter.

I stood there as she amused herself. 

Then, suddenly, she responded in an *almost* serious tone: “You could use your old clothing to make shreds and create more pillows.”

oh, the beauty…

I wondered vaguely if that would really be a positive addition to the aesthetic – perhaps I could film a DIY tutorial parody.

But before I could respond, she laughed again, before gasping in shock:

“What if you inhaled toxic fibres from the fabric and died?!”

I expressed some doubt concerning that possibility, teasing her lightly, but she defended herself:

“But things happen!

People kill themselves!

Ahhh we were back with the vegan.

It occurred to me that I could share this story and give people a laugh, so I asked permission to blog about it.

“About what? Nothing’s happened.”

Exactly, mother, exactly.

 

Cheers,

Penny