Even though that's exactly what I did.
Patrick was still asleep, and I had a couple of fashion magazines lying around, and I thought to myself what if ...
Just what if we disguised that turkey as Lady Gaga.
And I did a little snipping and trimming and cutting (no gluing! I wanted to be sure Patrick was on board with my plan before I committed anything to paper), and I laid out my OUR Lady Gaga inspired turkey.
A week later, Gus came home with the same assignment. I asked him what he wanted to disguise his turkey as.
"Myself," he said.
So I immediately began cutting pieces of EGOMANIAC out of a magazine. No I didn't, that's mean. It's sweet that he wanted to disguise the turkey as himself. It shows he has healthy self esteem. (Right, doctor?)
As the week wore on, and we'd made no progress on Gus the turkey, Gus changed his mind and decided he wanted to disguise his turkey as ...
Of course he did.
"Why don't we do a more generic rock star turkey instead," I suggested (mourning the Lady Gaga bits I threw in the recycling bin.)
I have got to hand it to that kid. He got to WORK, cutting out a rock-star t-shirt and Taylor Swift's guitar, and little bits of a model's bustier dress to make rock-star pants ...
I cut the hair off Kristen Stewart, who looks better without that scowl on her face anyway.
And I snipped out Scarlett Johanson's eyes and some other girl's mouth, and ...