Saturday, February 14, 2009

Wooly Bully

I don't know how many of you are old enough to remember that song by Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs back in the mid-60s, but the title of the song is fitting for what's been going on around here lately.

My name is Kim and I'm a Wooly Bully.

And you may ask yourself (another song reference! Any guesses on which one?), "What the heck is she talking about now?!"

For awhile now I've been buying wool skirts and jackets at Goodwill, and it takes much longer to deconstruct them and "felt" the wool than I have time for. So with Hubby sick with a sinus infection and incapable of doing much besides sitting in the recliner and napping and watching TV, I've forced this job upon him. For hours he sits with one of my seam rippers and a pair of scissors, taking apart a jacket, and as soon as he's done one, I'm right there, handing him another!

On Monday, there's another big sale at our local Goodwill stores--50% off--and Hubby goes back to work on Monday--so, just at a time when I'll have a good opportunity to bring home more wool at a discounted price, I'm going to lose my source of cheap labor, darn it! Still, I'm sure I can bully him into a little more wooly business in the evenings while he's watching TV.

Hubby and I don't have any big Valentine's plans this weekend, what with him being sick and all, but I picked up a couple steaks for dinner--and it seems like men love steaks like we love chocolate, doesn't it? So he should be a happy and contented spouse for the next several days, at least, and willing to do my wooly bidding. Do you have any romantic plans for the weekend?

By the way, speaking of Valentine's Day, have you seen the hearts table topper Carol over at Carol's Crafty Creations whipped up? And did you see that cherry border? Luscious! (Also scroll down and check out her other crafty creations--I love her heart basket!)

Time for my beauty sleep--thinking about wool progressed into thoughts of sheep and sheep counting, so I'll say goodnight. Before I go, though, I'll leave you with this lovely wish that a co-worker called out to us as she was leaving the office tonight: Happy VD!


Gran said...


Eileen said...

Justm wait till you see what Hubby ordered for me for VD.
Gran you sure was up late.

Kim said...

OMG, of course I remember Same the Sham and the Pharaohs and Wooly Bully! It was one of my favorite records which I had until a few years ago when I was in a throwing out mode. :(

Isn't it nice when our hubbies are able to multi-task and help us out!

Judy said...

I remember the song but probably only to hear it on the oldies station. Not that young really at 47. Good for you getting cheap labor!
I woke up to my favorite chocolates and a nice card. That's all we do for VD day around here...ewww.

Happy Heart day to you!

MichelleB said...

Okay, he's a keeper. LOL

Sandy said...

What a sweetheart that hubby is of yours. Think I'll stick with "Have a Happy Heart Day"

AverettLadyNana said...

My stars you brought back lots and lots of memories...thanks so much....I loved Wooly Bully by Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs. Had my old hifi set up with the arm off to the side so it would play over and over and over again and again and again.

Nan said...

I hope your VD was a good one and hubby enjoyed the steaks. The quilt that Carol created is just too cute - she did a great job!
Yes I remember Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs - I loved to sing "Wooly Bully" when I was a kid, and I still do!
I think it's wonderful you were keeping hubby busy while he was sick.

Sherry said...

Oh course I remember that song, my maiden name is Wooley! :) Was often called Wooley Bully! :)