Fruit and Karlieflower.

“My grandma owns Disneyland.” –Karlie circa 1992.

This post is not much about the Karlie I knew, but the Karlie I’m getting to know. We grew up together and tragically fell out of contact upon my completion of high school due to quintessential Teen Drama. We’d meant to get together since our chance encounter at my workplace last summer.

COVID and assorted excuses meant our reunion didn’t happen until three Saturdays ago. Our initial reunion went well enough that we re-reunited on the 25th. She had the idea to create her amusement park in the middle of Durrance Lake. With Unicorn Island as the main attraction.

Here’s the before picture:

And here’s the after picture:

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“This is the slowest I’ve ever eaten a banana.”

A synopsis of Nic and my time with the Golden Teacher at Botanical Beach:

“Being this happy is exhausting.”

*points to a family with young children* “That family is missing out.”

“I can’t believe this place exists.”

“I keep slipping away.”

“Of course, you didn’t grow those tomatoes, you suck!”

…struggling to type on my phone and thinking, “This device is way too powerful.” The letters appeared to levitate off the screen.

“I don’t know why I thought we’d walk far.”

“HAHA. HAHAHA. AHHH…HAHAHAHAHA.” On loop.

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Not funny.

Yesterday, no joke, I got the print I ordered two months ago. I bought it to hang in the bathroom. Again, not joking. It’s by Ugly Ink, who does beautiful illustrations of ugly characters. His original work is surprisingly affordable, but I don’t mind buying open editions. I buy what I like.

A colour illustration of three characters inside a black frame. The characters are presented as a math formula: pig plus bee equals pee.
It’s in a frame so I’m still a classy lady!
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