When there is great texture on these buttons, it means there are deep cuts into the top of the clay. It looks pretty, but if the button’s depth is too shallow, it means there are stress points that can snap it in half. I’m a wee bit clumsy; I break things.
Bubba wasn’t kidding: I tried to break myself in half. Maybe I have the luck God gave babies and drunks: I’m still whole, and still have to drive to California. I can bump into a soft plastic clothes hamper and show bruises in minutes. I threw my entire weight into a death drop, caught only by 2 x 4 posts on two of the fragilest points of my body, and nary a bruise – 12 hours later. Still driving to California…
There will be great shopping on the way. Vegas has great rubber stamp stores, ceramic supplies, gelato, and my favorite art gallery at the Bellagio. Fabulous destinations await your perusal at MAPMUSE. It is very cool and user friendly; I’ve even found all the gourmet cupcake shops along the route.
I will learn to be afraid of heights someday, thank you for being concerned in mean time. A sore, but grateful, michele