Thursday, December 21, 2006

Same Same But Different

Same Same

These T-shirts were Christmas presents from Bug and Puff this past weekend. They bought them and made them here or so I understand, but they were inspired by Thailand. Apparently, "Same, same, but different," is a familiar saying over there. I guess it means simlar but not exactly the same, just like these shirts.

SIL and I may be Same, Same in some ways, but we are also very different. We are of similar height and even looks. We even hail from the same city, Montreal, a hockey-crazy city although neither of us have ever officially played the game and neither of us skate particularly well. But we're also different. I am more of a bookworm, but he is a hands-on kind of guy. I'm English; he's French. I'm a bit reticent, but he's a friendly sort who will happily talk to anyone. So, we're Same Same, But Different.

In the interest of full disclosure, I must confess that I patched the hair on the back of my neck in these photos. In these latter days, it [my hair] pretty well stops near the top of my ears, leaving a few messy draggles for lower. Frankly, it's hideous, and I hate it. I don't so much mind being bald on top, but I really detest that horrid back of the neck thing. So, even these pictures of me are Same Same compared to real life but different because of the adjustments that I made to me 'ead.


Not that there's any sort of moral or deep truth to my prattling, 'cause that's all that I'm doing — prattling.

11 comments:

marmalade said...

I LOVE THE SHIRTS!!

Leann said...

I love to stop on your blog to see the new pictures.always so colorfull and interesting.love the one under this one.and I like the shirts to.the cat is so cute.

Anonymous said...

The shirts are great. So is the patch job on your hair, good work on the computer. We all have those little things that bug us.

PBS said...

I love the shirts (and the photo) too!

methatiam said...

... course, I don't think we'll notice the airbrush, unless you say something about it ....

oh.

never mind.

Shauna said...

Actually, I understood that the tshirts were from Thailand.

And I believe that I am correct. As usual. :)

Anonymous said...

I love the shirts; what a great saying.

By the way, you did a great job on the airbrushing. I would have never guessed. I have several hair issues myself, so I can relate. My hair is wavy and I have a very odd part, which extends, I swear to you, halfway down the back of my head. So not cool. The other hair problem I have is wings! If my bangs get even the tiniest bit too long, they flip up over my eyebrows. Not a good thing when your hair grows as fast as mine. So see, AC, it could be worse!

Happy Holidays,
Laurie

Cathy said...

Wait a minute - he could be your twin! Does anybody but me see this? Yes. Very impressive photo-shopping.

Norma said...

You look like father and son.

Gina said...

I don't think I could ever apply the word "hideous" to you, my friend.

The shirts rock!

Valerie - Riding Solo said...

I am glad the family is all together and having fun this year, Anvil.

Love to you and yours,

Val