Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Save Yourself Some Trouble and Leave the Sour Cream for Potatoes

Before we start with this sad tale of bad ideas gone worse, please direct your attention to the photo on your left.

For the record, the “G” on the adorable flowerpot housing the soon to be dead begonia (or whatthehelleveritis) does not stand for “Granny” or any variation thereof.

 Just because I have potted begonias and poodle statuary, on my front porch does not mean that I have thrown out the thong panties and dry martinis in favor of Depends and Metamucil, but I do understand your concern.

Spring lasts about fifteen minutes in Texas. One day you are freezing your ass, and the next, you’re neked in the backyard with sweet tea and a paper fan from the Baptist church trying to keep your boobs cool.

Saturday it was spring, so of course, I decided to smear sour cream all over the cement poodle on the front porch, because Martha told me to. Or, maybe it was the lady at the thrift store with the missing eye teeth, I don’t remember, but someone (who seemed like they should know), told me that if you put sour cream on cement and bake it in the sun, then you end up with lovely aged patina that is all green and shit.

What you end up with is a cross-eyed canine that smells like a homeless guy's arm pit, and every cat in the neighborhood on your front porch trying to lick your (not green) poodle.

Thank God, spring is almost over.

Connie said...

Perhaps leave it the grass for a season or two? Not sure if it would make it look artsy or anything, but it would move the smell further away from the house.

HOBAC said...

Chia poodles. Oodles and oodles of chia poodles.

lyptis said...

Ha ha, u had me laugh out loud here!
And that doesnt happen that often when im reading posts..

That is disgusting! The smells and stuff..

Tobi said...

C-Or by the curb, for the trashman.

HOBAC- Thanks a lot pal, for the earworm! I have been cha-cha-cha chiaing for days now!

L-Be very thankful you only had to read about it!

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