Monday, December 31, 2007

Better Late Than Never

So my vacation has been awesomely relaxing so far. Didn't even mind taking a break in the middle to go back to work for a day and a half. :) It's been really fun, and I got drunk and took over the Rock Band mic over at my homies Vinny and Nat's place. And in my drunken stupor, I had the revelation to create this little beauty. :P

Long story short, I saw a TON of people this year doing pin up girls. . . and I thought about Christmas and all the sterotypical pin ups that people do and decided I wanted to make an un-anorixic pin up girl, in a tasteful pose wearing something you don't normally see worn by sexy chicks during the holidays. (One of my coworkers also said I'd be fulfilling my furry quota for the year by finishing this. . . so rock on with my bad self.)

Anyway, it's marker and gouache. It's about 11" x 14". It's been cropped a little cause Loki sat on it a couple times with dirty paws and got little smudges on the white spots. Stupid kitty. :P

Oh, and for your viewing pleasure. . . Loki's new hat. I love pissing him off.

Since this is the last day of 2007 I guess it's time for my yearly recap.

Just cause I wanna get the sad stuff over first, on December 1st I had to take Isis, the Kitty Princess of Doom in to be put to sleep. She was just old, older than Carlos and I could have ever realized I guess. Her health was just getting worse instead of better and I couldn't see her suffer any longer. I've never had to do anything like that, and to say it was very hard wouldn't be doing the experience any justice. So anyway, I decided to put up the last photo I took of The Izz. I had just given her a bath and she decided that she had had enough of sunning herself on the balcony, and wanted to come back in. She was my little princess and will be greatly missed.

Back in November, I was lucky enough to go not only home for Thanksgiving for the first time in about 8 years, but one of my close childhood chums planned her wedding to coincide with the Thanksgiving holiday!! Now because I haven't taken enough photo's with my digital camera yet to figure out how to work it right, her wedding pics didn't turn out too great. This pic doen't really caputre how beautiful she looked, but I was so happy to be there and meet her husband and see some of my former teachers and classmates. I just hope that their trip to India for the second ceremony went as wonderully as the ceremony in Seattle did. :)

The rest are just random pics of our Thanksgiving trip; our small, quiet Christmas at home; Carlos' first trip EVER to a pumpkin patch and his first Jack o' Lantern. :D

Saturday, December 22, 2007

Happy Holidays!

As usual, things are busy, busy, busy, so I've had to reach into the good ol work grab bag for a holiday themed goodie.

Happy Holidays everyone, and happy New Year as well!