Sunday, February 8, 2009
A Vanilla Oreo
Last night, I was working down in the Art Cave working on a few fairy dolls for the Enchanted Tree online class I'm doing with Michelle Munzone. I heard this frenzied dog frapping going on upstairs. It seemed that they must have chased each other up & down the stairs at least three times. I even heard them jumping off & on the couch. Then quiet. I just thought they were sleeping or napping, but then there was this pathetic whine coming from the top of the stairs. Let me regress a moment here. My Art Cave is in the basement. Chris got tired of my beads and fabric being strewn all through the house. He asked me if he made a place in the basement for my stuff would I agree to keep it all down there. YES! It took him a month, but he converted our basement into a work shop with part for me, part for him & then a large section for painting & other wet type of art. We decided to call our basement studio the Art Cave. He even boxed in the staircase. Scotties DO NOT like to walk down an open staircase, or at least I've never had one. So I thought when the basement stairs got boxed in, they would use the stairs & come down to stay with us when we were working. NOT AT ALL! Even though we carpet the steps & made it easier for them to use, they hate coming down to the basement. So back to my story. I walked over & there all three were sitting at the top of the stairs whining. They wanted me to play with them, but they didn't want to come upstairs & I didn't want to go upstairs, so they were so upset with us. Chris took the camera we use to photograph our projects & caught the three of them in what we call a "vanilla oreo". Fiona is on the left, Frodo in the middle & Arwen on the right. They are all sooooo fuzzy! I haven't given them a haircut since August. Hummm...maybe they hate the basement because that is where the grooming table is? But this was a nice picture with all three having their tongue hanging out. Too bad about the "zombie" eyes, but it is pretty dark in the staircase.