That filthy, broken muddle of crap all over the floor used to be those lovely mod podged frames I was working on last week. Not to mention the debris from about three other in-progress projects too. Oh and all that dirt is from the potted tulips I was storing until it was time to plant them outdoors in a few weeks.
On the island I also found a mishmash of broken items and supplies.
Now it's just something needing the attentions of work gloves, a trash bag and the shop-vac.
Although it's true that there's been a sad and frightening rash of vandalism and theft around my neighborhood lately, this scene wasn't caused by some stranger in the night. Who, when finding nothing of value to them, decided instead to destroy everything in their path.
No, this wasn't caused by some stranger. The culprit is well-known around here:
12.5 years old
Approximately 50 lbs.
Goes by the name of Lucy. Other known aliases include Lucy Ducy, Shooshi, and Lucifer (perhaps for obvious reasons).
Crafters beware. She may look calm and sweet... but don't be fooled! (Well she is sweet.) Throughout her criminal career she's accumulated a rap sheet not just one, but two miles long. Including minor offenses such as general eating, stepping on and breaking of handmade items. Felonies consisting of Halloween pumpkin eating and studio vandalism. All the way up to the capital offense of "days before my wedding" hotel room guest's gift basket destruction/consuming.
She's a sneaky individual. Be on your guard, despite whatever security measures are taken- closed doors, locking trash can, high shelves cabinets or counters, you can never be sure when and where she'll strike.
Oh and to add icing on the cake the Internet appears to be going in and out at least every five minutes. Maybe in an attempt to thwart this all points bulletin, our suspect tried to eat through/rip out the Internet cables... again.