Kim & Karen 2 Soul Sisters

Kim & Karen 2 Soul Sisters

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Howdy!

by karen #1965 third grade teacher almost done with summer vacation~just felt like saying, "howdy!"...and with a jug-a-who...what is a jug-a-who?...check out one of our february blogs...the history of the jug-a-who
so here it is...


so you guess?
Howdy Doody!

here is the real howdy doody...

hope you are enjoying ur life...whatever season you are in!


Buffalo Bob: Say kids, what time is it?
Kids: It's Howdy Doody Time!

It's Howdy Doody Time.

It's Howdy Doody Time.

Bob Smith and Howdy Do

Say Howdy Do to you.

Let's give a rousing cheer,

Cause Howdy Doody's here,

It's time to start the show,

So kids let's go!


happy july 30, 2010!

Friday, July 9, 2010

trash and the dump and phoebe the cat

by karen #1965 third grade teacher on summer vacation~so i was not going to post today...but folks...something happened that just had to be told...
so anyway...here i go...here is how the story began...i was returning from my morning walk...and i see mr. opposite husband of mine (opposite of me...mr. O for short)...and mr. o was leaving for work after taking some stuff to the dump...(i will explain this later)...so he says...have a good day...and ask ur boy about phoebe...so i thought...phoebe is dead...they ran over phoebe...so i ran in the house and ask my cool 5.2 mile running boy about phoebe...and he smiles...and the phoebe story unfolds........

mr. o husband...well he gets in his head to re-build the deck on the back of this house this summer...so it has been an off and on project all summer...it looks good...and the kids have helped lots...well, mr. O husband is to the finishing stages of the deck building process...so this morning, he and my son decided to take a huge trailer full of wood scraps to the county dump...here is the trailer unloaded...you needed a picture...i know u did...


so anyway...i mean when they left, the trailer was loaded to the max with wood and tied down...so the 2 men of the family head for the county dump with the wood which is about 20 minutes away from our home...so when they get to the dump and start unloading they hear meowing on back of the trailer...so they both kinda dismiss it and think it is a stray cat...well, as they unload...they realize that the cat is not a stray cat...it is PHOEBE...our cat!...phoebe has ridden all the way to the dump from our house on the trailer packed with wood scraps!...i am so proud of phoebe...she is a cat with a heart for adventure...what more could a third grade teacher ask for in a cat???

so...this is supposed to be about art...so we did take wood scraps to the dump...and to be honest...i hated the thot of taking wood to the dump...as an artist, i could see tons of possibilities in the piles of wood...but...mr. O husband...he was not going to store all that wood...cause sometimes...well...i just collect all this stuff for future projects...and i never get around to doing the projects because i have to do stuff like wash clothes and unload the dishwasher...so i let it go...but...i did find this picture of someone who just let the clothes stack up and didn't unload their dishwasher for a few days...


i thought is was pretty cool...

how about a song by cat stevens in honor of phoebe the cat's wild ride in this wild world..?

Oh, baby, baby, it's a wild world
It's hard to get by just upon a smile
Oh, baby, baby, it's a wild world
and I'll always remember you like a child, girl


cat stevens, 1971

happy july 9. 2010!

Thursday, July 8, 2010

the doc and andy want more feet!...

by karen #1965 third grade teacher on summer vacation~so i have been doing a little creating...if you are a follower, you may remember me doing the post on the cat named phoebe and i did a dance with a green feather boa to get her down and the secret pal gift...the post...well anyway...you see i just happened to be teaching my secret pal's son...so one day, i painted his feet and did this piece of art...i painted his feet at school...i did the rest at home...didn't want any local folks to report me to big brother for painting secret pal gifts at school...
well...it caused all sorts of confusion in the classroom...all the kids wanted their feet painted...why are you painting t_ _ _'s feet?...you like him better...i tried to explain that his mom was my secret pal...but what i got was, well why aren't you my mom's secret pal?...third graders just don't get stuff like that...and people that don't teach...well...THEY DON'T GET STUFF ABOUT THIRD GRADERS!...yes, bloggers...there is more to that comment than meets your eyes...

so dr. mama secret pal...oh she just loved it...she loved it so much...well, she wanted me to do her 3 OTHER KIDS...wow...i mean...wow...so i told her to get the canvas and i would do it during summer vacation when i wanted to...well...i just figured dr. mama was so busy she would forget about the 3 OTHER KIDS...well, she didn't...she called me up about 2 weeks after school got out...and she was ready for me to start painting...

so i got the canvas...and the feet...and hopped right on it..and got it done...

i did r_ _ _ _   _ _ _ _'s feet...and r_ _ _ _    _ _ _ _ said oh mrs. ray i love the blue...!


i did r _ _ _ _ _' feet...and he was a squirmer...

i did j_ _ _ _'s feet...and j _ _ _ was so ticklish...now he was laughing and i was laughing and felt back for tickling his feet...


and i put them all together and they look like this...


now folks...i got all the four kids done...i am proud...and i am done...i am about sick of all shades of green after this project...and i just had a passing thought...what if dr. mama calls back and wants me to paint her feet and dr. daddy's feet?...wow...i just don't think i can do it...kid's feet are one thing...but dr. mama and dr. daddy's feet are another...even with a good pedicure...i just don't think so...for you foot fetish folks, give it a try...but not me...

speaking of feet fetish folks...did you know that andy warhol had one?...he drew these...


and get this...andy warhol had a truly phenomenal foot fetish...the weirdest thing he owned was a mummified human foot from ancient egypt...tt was probably from a tomb-robbing, a victim of the tutankhamen craze of the 1920s...who knows how warhol acquired it...and who wants to know for that matter?

guess what?...i think david bowie...remember him...lookie...
i think david bowie may have had a fetish for andy warhol...check this picture of andy out...


now check out this picture of david dressed up like andy...


and now to end with this song that david sung about andy...

david bowie, 1972

(This is Andy Warhole and it's take one, take one)
It's, it's Warhol actually
(What did I say)
Whole, it's whole as in wholes
(Andy Warhol)
Wah, Andy War hol, Andy War hol (he)
Like whole hub
He
Ha
Are you ready
(Yeah)
Ha ha ha ha ha ha

Like to take a cement fix
Be a standing cinema
Dress my friends up just for show
See them as they really are
Put a peephole in my brain
Two New Pence to have a go
I'd like to be a gallery
Put you all inside my show

Andy Warhol looks a scream
Hang him on my wall
Andy Warhol, Silver Screen
Can't tell them apart at all

Andy walking, Andy tired
Andy take a little snooze
Tie him up when he's fast asleep
Send him on a pleasant cruise (hm hm hm)
When he wakes up on the sea
He sure to think of me and you
He'll think about paint and he'll think about glue
What a jolly boring thing to do

Andy Warhol looks a scream
Hang him on my wall
Andy Warhol, Silver Screen
Can't tell them apart at all

Andy Warhol looks a scream
Hang him on my wall
Andy Warhol, Silver Screen
Can't tell them apart at all


happy july 8, 2010!

P.S....if you needed some weird in your day...this was certainly the place to get it...