Aby-a-Day – March 24: Hey, I’m sleeping here! (Hipstamatic Monday)

When I take the laundry out of the dryer, I pile it all onto the bed so I can fold it and put it away.

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I did this one Sunday afternoon, and then while I was folding, I noticed a little red head buried under the clothes and towels.

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Angel had been sleeping on the bed under the covers and I didn’t see her…so I’d dumped the laundry right on top of her!

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She gave me such a look.

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“Sigh…don’t mind me. Brain the size of a planet, why should anyone pay any attention to me? Life, don’t talk to me about life…”

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She didn’t move, though. She stayed right there under the covers, under the laundry. She seems to be braver in the new apartment; the old Angel would have run away when all the clothes buried her.

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Before I’d come along, Angel had been sleeping under the covers with her head on my pillow. I’d never seen her do that before, either.

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She actually stayed there for most of the afternoon.

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She’s been doing a lot of new and different things since we moved. I think the new territory agrees with her!

Remember to enter the “What Should Jake Wear?” contest to win an Aby T-shirt from Poutine Press!

Don’t forget to enter the contest to win an Abyssinian Cat Star T-shirt from Poutine Press! You have until this Wednesday, and so far, there’s only one entry, so it’s still anyone’s game!

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As for what Jacoby should wear, well…Watching Frozen, it struck me how much like Jake the hero Saami character, Kristoff, is…so I sketched him dressed in Kristoff’s costume.

(The name Jouko comes from the Finngenerator, which tells you your Finnish name; it’s short for Joukahainen, who is the rival of Väinämöinen in the Kalevala.)