Welcome to the September 15th edition of Saturday Stuff and Things. Let the random begin!
On Thursday, I wore my all-time favorite scarf which is printed with birds in what appears to be synchronized perching. Here is a close up of one of the bird groups:
I've always assumed that whoever designed this scarf (it's unmarked) didn't actually base the bird activity in reality until the fabulous Amber of Butane Anvil (read her, she layers like a pro) sent me this link to this picture:
That's right, birds really do hold synchronized perching competitions. They call them huddles, but I think we all know what's really going on here.
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That's right, I got a spam post about spam. Awesome!
And Some Stuff
Yesterday after work, my friend Alex and I went to a vintage flea market at one of Salem's historic estates:
Deepwood is one of my favorite places. They have gorgeous gardens, which is where the soiree was held:
As you can see from the ticket above, the theme was Alice in Wonderland, and they did a great job of decorating. It started by going through the rabbit hole:
And once you were in, there was the caterpillar and his hookah:
And the Mad Hatter's Tea Party:
There were playing card guards:
And, of course, Alice:
The vendors got into the spirit too, using lights and diaphanous fabrics for their tents:
And, on the way out, a Cheshire Cat (Pumpkin):
I bought a few things there, including a ram's head belt buckle, a pair of cameo and garnet earrings and this hand-painted glass lamp:
It needs to be cleaned up a bit, and I'm going to have to replace the wiring, but I absolutely fell in love with this lamp as soon as I saw it.
I hope you're all having a wonderful Saturday!