Come Sit a Spell…

Do you have friends that are willing to take other people’s trash and deliver it to your front door?  I didn’t know I did until today.  Our friend, Kip texted me this picture this morning and asked me if I wanted these chairs.

I replied that I would love them if the caining wasn’t ripped.  Well, lucky me…the one with the cushions was in perfect shape.  Matt told me he thought it was a joke, and if you knew Kip, you would think the same thing.  No joke, he and Erica delivered it to my front door within minutes!  Of course, Kip told me he only did it to aggravate Matt since he knows how much he loves it when I pile furniture all over his man-cave garage.  Now it’s all mine!!!

You know that part in The Color Purple when a drunk Shug Avery looks at Miss Celie and says, “Woo, you sho’ is ugly.”?  Well, that was my first thought…woo, you sho’ is ugly.  Then I stepped back, shut my eyes, then opened them again and tried to imagine those lovely curves painted white and distressed a bit.  Oh, she could be pretty with a little love.  I can tell you now, if I would have known this morning just how much love it was going to take to paint those curves, I might have rethought the entire thing.  I painted and sanded, then painted and sanded some more.  I distressed her a bit, then gave her a nice coat of wax…isn’t she somethin’ fine now?

If only I could find a Juke Joint to take her to.

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