Today, since I was not at work, I decided to do a few things around the house that I've been putting off. Like soaking my showerhead in CLR. I have one of those huge shower heads that is supposed to give you the illusion of being in a warm spring rain. I am on a well. Full of minerals. My water is so hard, you could support masonry with it. So, instead of a warm spring rain, standing in my shower was like being spat upon by epileptic squirrels. A little soaking, a little rubbing, and a little reaming out of the little holes with a safety pin and we are back to our gentle spring shower.
How happy am I? It is the season for Monster Cereals (BooBerry, FrankenBerry, and Count Chocula), it's the return of Peeps, and hot buttered rum batter! Woohoo!
This is a S'more that I made with a ghost shaped Peep. Except I forgot the chocolate bar. Oh, well, it was damn tasty anyway. Speaking of failed experiments: I decided the kids and I were going to make a salt crystal garden. You know the kind made with laundry bluing, salt, ammonia, etc.? Very pretty and will peel your wallpaper off the walls from the smell? Yeah, I'm not sure what went wrong, but I remember the crystalline structure growing up. This is what ours did:
See, that mess isn't spillage from being moved; the stupid things grew that way. And it was extremely powdery. Either my memory is faulty, or we screwed this up big time. I wonder if it's because I used sea-salt instead of good, old fashioned iodized don't-get-a-goiter table salt. I may have to try this experiment again.
New funnies I found:
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Rights are rights
Cover that shit up!