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This is inspired by Paul's post about his mother's painting of the Jester....


Growing up, my mom had this hideous southwestern rug in her bedroom. While this doesn't do it justice, it is very similar (except replace the red with yellow and everything with different shades of brown). This rug had a couple of distinct holes in it and my mom has always claimed it was "authentic" (but I don't know exactly what that means).




In any event, I remember vacumming this damn thing on my hands and knees growing up -- we had one of those hand rainbow vacuum. Well, after I moved out and started college in 1996, my mom moved and sold some stuff in the house. I got my Ph.D. in 2004 and accepted a position at a major state university and was assigned office #21 in my building. Some time during the second month on the job, a faculty member in our department needed some consulting. I walk into his office, #23, and lo and behold -- he has the same damn rug, holes and all, proudly displayed on the wall.

I literally was speechless....
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That rug looks hungry.
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If the rug moves to your office then you should worry.
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MisterCranky wrote:
If the rug moves to your office then you should worry.


The damn thing creeps me out. Every time I see it I think of Clive Barker's Weaveworld (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weaveworld for more details)
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This rug is not to be trifled with.
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