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26 December 2008 @ 11:09 pm
the pastime of eternity  
All I got for Christmas was ... A CHOCOLATE SHOE! It is beyond amazing: a milk chocolate stiletto with white chocolate polka dots. The saddest thing about this reality is the fact that I cannot wear my chocolate polka dot shoe (at least, not without it melting). I doubt I will ever eat it. It is far too pretty to die.

(Obviously I got many other things, most of them delightfully purple and sparkly, but they pale in comparison to my CHOCOLATE SHOE.)

We always spend Christmas Day with my extended family, as an exercise in purgatory. It tells you everything you would need or want to know about these people that we watched Breakfast on Pluto and the only one who laughed at 'If I weren't a transvestite terrorist, would you marry me?' was, in fact, me.

One day I shall tell you the tale of the neonatology professor and the Happy Birthday song and why I will in the goodness of time strangle him with his kidsize stethoscope. Suffice it to say for now that he used to make us draw mind maps - mind maps; oh, the inanity - to demonstrate when we knew we were 'thinking like doctors'. I left it blank every single time. He'd laugh now if he knew that it happened to me just yesterday, when my cousin got a nosebleed and my mind instantly clicked on to how I'd evaluate her clinically, while pinching her nose and trying not to contract frostbite from the ice pack. WHICH IS WHY I'LL NEVER TELL HIM.

But the point is, I think I'm going to be okay.
Current Mood: gigglygiggly
Current Music: cookie jar (gym class heroes)
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every Starbucks should have a polar bear: Art: Candy lipsscoradh on December 29th, 2008 06:29 pm (UTC)
Hee, yes! I would never have expected it of my aunt.

I can see that coming in handy (unless that was sarcasm?). I often long for one of those little book stands for reading at meals.

And to you! Happy New Year, at this stage. :D
jehnt: sw - leiajehnt on December 26th, 2008 11:24 pm (UTC)
omggg, chocolate shoe, I do hope you're planning on posting a picture of this!
every Starbucks should have a polar bear: Art: Marie Antoinettescoradh on December 29th, 2008 06:27 pm (UTC)
It seems I must, once I'm back on a connection made for humans and not, like, really slow ape creatures.
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every Starbucks should have a polar bear: bands Katy Perry corsetscoradh on December 29th, 2008 06:25 pm (UTC)
Or, or, I could get a really sharp knife and make it into a strappy sandal! (Yeah, I have not the technical skills, really.)

You too, hon!
uminohikariuminohikari on December 26th, 2008 11:56 pm (UTC)
:O Chocolate shoe!! *demands pictorial proof*
every Starbucks should have a polar bear: Art: Japanese bluescoradh on December 29th, 2008 06:21 pm (UTC)
Sure, once I'm on broadband!
girl; obsessed: bandom - princesscomplications_g on December 27th, 2008 01:01 am (UTC)
Chocolate shoe! \O/ That sounds awesome. ;)
every Starbucks should have a polar bear: Art: pre-raphelitescoradh on December 29th, 2008 06:15 pm (UTC)
It pretty much is! Although, I cannot vouch for the taste. :D