The big surprise party for Hugel, which Kelsey and Virginia have been orchestrating for months, finally took place this weekend. Was he surprised? Heck yes. Did Julia and I win at badminton? Also heck yes. It was a leisurely afternoon, spent catching up with lots of people and just enjoying a big backyard.
Later we went to Beth’s birthday costume party, dressed as song titles. This was a great idea. I think everybody there had a good time trying to guess which songs people had dressed up as. I went as “Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me,” which nobody got. Come on, it’s not that obscure. Dan went as “Cornflake Girl,” which was a bit more recognizable. Met several new people there, talked too much, walked home with a blue Jello shooter in my hand.
I accomplished several things this weekend, the most tangible of those things being the shoe clips I made. I’ve been wanting to do this for a while, but haven’t had two seconds to do it. I’m really excited about the prospect of making these and selling them for Always Midnight, and I love that they’re removable and can be clipped onto most shoes, or into your hair. Double duty! And since I don’t have much of a shoe budget, I like that switching them out can be a way to make old, boring shoes look new.