It didn't even hurt, it was much more of a warning than anything, but it made me laugh. I had actually expected it, since this was not the first time that I've done something to Colonel and Rodney has come to his defense.
Still...I felt pretty bad because Colonel was all hunched over and giving me a pathetic look, as though I had tripped over him on purpose, and Rodney was giving me the "Mommy, how could you?" look.
I think some catnip and maybe some extra baby food may be in order tonight.
I didn't think the roads were too terrible, so when I got out of my car at work and headed into the building I didn't really think of how slippery the road was. Until I slipped and did a nose dive.
Nothing hurt, but my pants got wet and my hand got a bit of a scrape, so I figured when I got off my shift, which was only 3 hours today, I would go home and just take a nap and all would be well with the world.
Then I got a call from my friend around 4 wanting me to come over for hot chocolate and to brainstorm Christmas ideas.
As soon as I stepped off the stairs leading into my apartment my foot slipped from under me and I went ass over teakettle. It took me a few seconds to get my wits again and realize I hadn't brained myself, and then I slid my way to my car and all was good.
Now I'm sitting with a heating pad on my back and a hydro in my system to ward off the worst of the pain.
I don't want to go to work tomorrow, because right now the idea of standing for 10 hours just makes me want to curl up and pull the blanket over my head.
Sooooo... How are you all doing? I hope everyone is having a much less ice-ladden day than I, and you can all stay safe and warm tonight.
Talking, however, was not the only thing we got up to. I'll let the pictures speak for themselves, though I warn you now that they are quite probably very disturbing. If you have a problem with snowman abuse, please to do not click. No, seriously, these are not for the faint of heart. I think my siblings and I quite possibly may need mental help. I'll let you decide. But, honesty, you've been warned! Oh, and these are certainly not dial up friendly.
( Disturbing snowmen ahead - proceed at own risk )
Also, I just wanted to thank everyone who sent me a Christmas card, it really meant a lot Thank you! shirebound , forcryinoutloud , mik100 ,
elayna88 , andbudgielover
I think we're at an impasse now, with both cats rather leery of me. Sheesh, I feel like I'm dealing with teenagers! And all this because Colonel went into the pantry he knows he's not allowed in and sat down behind me. For crying out loud!
I mean, CRAZY!!
Colonel flattened himself on the ground while trying to scramble backword and Rodney was darting about like a crazy thing, and then Colonel took a literal flying leap towards the bathtub - which, by the way, had been running for about two minutes - and all I could think was, oh this can't end well. But apparently my cat is also a ninja, becuase he didn't even touch the water. He rebounded off the side of the wall, went scrambling some more on the tiles, and then disapeared under the bed. This all took about 10 seconds, and I'm left wondering, what the hell? When I got out of the shower neither of the cats was waiting for me, which in itself is unusual, and after I got dressed and went into the living room, I found Rodney playing guard to Colonel hiding under the couch.
Now Colonel is wandering around with a dazed expression, and I have to wonder - what the hell is up with that?
Pyscho ninja kitties. They should have their own cartoon!
Just some things that I have learned since I joined the Army. Cut for some adult themes and general grossness. The Army is mostly male oriented, after all.
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Well, those are some of the things I have learned while living in the Army. Isn't it nice to see what goes on behind the facade?
Another friend has her foot in a boot, because she tore something in her ankle and has to hobble around. The guy in the wheelchair threw her beret out into the rocks around the rest area we were all sitting in, then tossed her water bottle. She grabbed his pain pills and threw them into the rocks.
He grabbed ahold of her and she ended up dragging him out of his wheelchair halfway out onto the rocks before he gave up. She grabbed her beret and water bottle, then hijacked his wheelchair. He started hobbling after her, she started to hobble faster. The snail chasing the turtle!
They weren't going any faster than a quick walk, but he was chasing her and she was trying to go places she knew he couldn't. When he finally did get his wheelchair back, he started chsing her!
It was absolutely hilarious, with all of us cheering them on, of course.
P.S. I hope this doesn't insult anyone, though there may be a thing or two in there that might. You have been warned.
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