iroc, I think it's just the angle because I was sitting when I took the (lazy) picture (from my recliner). This is one from 2010 when we were still in CT and I did the ribbon as garland along with my red wooden bead garland instead of down the sides.

Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.