Oh Wow, It’s Just What I Wanted!

Via on Dec 13, 2011

 It’s the thought that counts, but what were they thinking?

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It’s time. Start practicing in front of the mirror. We’ve all gotten at least one gift like this.

“Oh, hey! Ummm…what is this exactly? Ohh, a make your own sausage kit?”

“Errr…Wow!  You know I was just thinking I wanted a clown face tapestry. I just needed a second to think where I should put it.”

“Gloves! Wait…but they’re just fingers? Ohhhhh, yeah, I get it. I think?”

Personally, I have no poker face at all. If something is going on inside my head, it’s immediately visible on my face. My favorite gifts are simple and homemade ones or gifts to a cause I support. If you give me a sweatshirt with appliqued unicorns on it, I will probably have a case of present face, but still be very grateful that you thought of me. (Actually, I will probably laugh and wear it ironically.)

Garfunkel and Oates always make me laugh. I like to think of these guys as their male counterpart.

About Kate Bartolotta

Kate Bartolotta is the strongest girl in the world. She is the love child of a pirate and a roller derby queen. She hails from the second star to the right. She doesn't know how to behave with all the apples and ibexes. She doesn't suffer from her eight million freckles, she loves them! Like a rolling stone, Kate gathers no moss. Kate loves kale, being barefoot, Dr. Seuss, singing too loudly, gallivanting, palindromes, blackberries and has far too many books for her own good. When she's not writing, you can find her practicing yoga, running in the woods, playing with her kids, devouring a book, planting dandelions, changing the world and doing her dishes. Kate does not play the accordion. She is a massage therapist, writer and a compassionate friend to all. This year Kate aspires to finally give up on learning to knit and will instead spend that time putting a little bit more of her heart on the page. Connect with Kate on Facebook and Twitter


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3 Responses to “Oh Wow, It’s Just What I Wanted!”

  1. Andréa Balt says:

    I hope you're ok with me commenting on all of your posts Kate. I just love you too much. :) Gloveless fingers? Seriously???? I've been waiting for those my whole life!

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