Yep, that’s me, holding a juvenile alligator. As in, a young alligator, not an alligator who makes fart jokes. My friend Anna volunteers for , so I had a bit of an in, and got to hold not only this beauty, but a lovely bearded dragon as well. The Spousal Unit got thoroughly snuggled by . She just settled right in. It was adorable. has a few more pics of us.
After snuggling critters, we headed off to the . We’ll hit a few more tomorrow. Today, I glommed a “dog monster” from a favorite: . He just started making these. Aren’t they great?
I also found a spoon rest by . She made it from recycled windows. I loved the quiet beauty of the piece. Also, I’m a sucker for practical items that are also art. Sorry the photo is sub-par–glass is a pain to photograph!
Finally, I saw some jewelry I liked, but I admit I didn’t buy a piece. I loved that it was different, that the design was so sharp, but I just wasn’t sure it was something for me to wear. But it might be something for you to wear! hasn’t updated her site yet with her new pieces, so here’s a sample:
I was very tempted by some honeycomb-inspired rings.
So we’re driving home, tired, and I’m thinking the only thing that could make this better is if I found a letterbox. Got home, and lo and behold, I had notification of a new local box in my email! Bill opted for the couch. It was a little further down the road than I thought, but still pretty close. I got first finder!