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Craft Play Day!
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      6 comments

Always cheaper than a real psychiatrist, our Craft Play Day group, Sparkpal, Improving Me, and library pal Donna and I, met together to drink hot tea, munch on snacks, and wrestle large pieces of string and small pieces of paper into subjection.... Read more
Gloomy Makes for Perfect Crafting Days
Monday, January 16, 2017      2 comments

It was dark and overcast almost all day today with a few blasts of stray and erratic sunshine, but I had an opportunity to dig out some paper crafting tools and give them a spin... after testing a paper bead roller, I decided to see how to best ... Read more
Gloomy Makes for Perfect Crafting Days
Monday, January 16, 2017      2 comments

It was dark and overcast almost all day today with a few blasts of stray and erratic sunshine, but I had an opportunity to dig out some paper crafting tools and give them a spin... after testing a paper bead roller, I decided to see how to best ... Read more
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night
Monday, January 16, 2017      4 comments

Hahahaha! I love that "It was a dark and stormy night" opening sentence... And, after all, right now it IS dark, and it IS stormy, and Bingo, it is NIGHT! I've been collecting opening sentences lately in connection with my library crafts pr... Read more
One Bad Thing About Fruit
Sunday, January 15, 2017      5 comments

One bad thing about fruit is that it attracts and even promotes ..... fruit flies! I really detest fruit flies, and I know they live short desperate lives, but they hitchhike home from the grocery store in closed produce bags, and then make them... Read more
Lovely Day, for a Friday the Thirteenth
Friday, January 13, 2017      4 comments

Have I ever been uncomfortable with Friday the 13th? Have you? Announcers on the radio made a big deal out of it, and even traced the history of the Friday the Thirteenth phenomenon, but it signified little to nothing in my universe today.... ma... Read more
Sheer Culinary Delight
Thursday, January 12, 2017      5 comments

I was in Trader Joe's yesterday and I bought something I had never seen before, Trader Joe's Smoked Extra Virgin Olive Oil... and I opened it tonight to stir-fry as many vegetables as I had on hand: onions, (both sweet yellow and red), green and... Read more
Craft Play Day Yesterday
Wednesday, January 11, 2017      6 comments

Sparkpal, Improving Me, and I spent yesterday afternoon trying to make a few Pinterest projects in real life as we enjoyed another Craft Play Day .... We decided that even though we had picked some fairly easy projects, they were a bit mor... Read more
Made Me Smile
Wednesday, January 11, 2017      3 comments

Last week I found myself alone in the "break room" of a realty company that a friend had business with, and the signs on the walls gave me such a tickle... though I knew that I was an outsider, and was probably an unexpected visitor to this Inn... Read more
Thawed Out!
Tuesday, January 10, 2017      8 comments

Man! It's back to short sleeve weather again... but I still need some sleep. I'm heading to bed before I can think of something else that needs attention.!!!... Read more
Getting Used to the Cold
Sunday, January 08, 2017      8 comments

Still cold around here (17 degrees!?!) this morning, and there have been reports of broken pipes, but having the right wardrobe really helps with being able to manage with the fluctuating temperatures .... FINALLY, I'm getting to layer thin garm... Read more
Cold, and Too Warm!
Saturday, January 07, 2017      6 comments

So, it got cold last night, coldest of the season, but still warm compared to most of the country (we got down to 26 degrees), and this morning when I decided that the sunshine was beckoning to me, I decided to put a whole lot of layers on, and ... Read more
So Sleepy.....Zzzzzzzz
Thursday, January 05, 2017      8 comments

I didn't sleep well last night, apparently, and I woke up early thinking about such intriguing craft projects that I couldn't go back to sleep.... I KNOW! This creative frenzy should have arrived about a MONTH ago.... but it really reminded... Read more
Hard to Let Go of the Holidays
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      5 comments

I rode up to Austin with a friend today and we traversed from Far West Austin to Far North Austin, and then home through Far South Austin.... wherever we went there were things worth noticing.... For one thing, all those roadside decorated ... Read more
Back to Real Life
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      5 comments

Officially the holidays are over as of today.... the post office delivered mail today.... the library was open again... our Bible study started back today.... and Sparkpal, Improving Me, and I got together again for Craft Play Day! (YAY!) I... Read more

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