this is beth
not me beth
who also lives in madison and who I got to meet in person this past weekend
at a sweet little street fair
where she was selling totally cool stuff
she's the one to blame for a new love that I have
a new place to shop
it's called the uw swap and obviously has something to do with the university
is only open on fridays and is like a flea market inside
except their prices are firm
kind of heaven like
if you like this sort of thing
this is john looking at the chalkboard we just bought
thinking "damn that's a big one"
this is john double checking the measurements
10 feet x 4 feet
still thinking "damn that's a big one"
this is this morning after I called friends of my son
I have a big chalkboard that's heavy and I'm alone and pathetic and if I whine a little bit more will you pick up the "damn it's a big one" chalkboard for me
they obviously said yes
now I have my new love in my garage
waiting patiently to be hung
our joke has been
"where do you hang a 10 foot long chalkboard"
of the course the answer is
"wherever it wants to be hung"
I put sophie in front of it to show you the size of it better
since most of you don't know sophie
I threw a regular laundry basket in front of it
I'm totally over the moon on this purchase
since I know I'd be asking this quesiton
I'll answer it for you