DH and I made a few holiday cards with photos of our cats - the first is my car that became a convertible after Hurricane Marilyn, and I photoshopped Cleo and Callie into the car. The second is a Chanukah card, showing Cleo relaxing on a tallis... Read more
My dr actually told me to drink more alcohol, because it raises the levels of healthy cholesterol (HDL) - and mine tend to be too low.
Then I saw this article on SparkPeople:
www.sparkpeople.com/reso urce/health_news_detail.... Read more
Yesterday, we met a teacher friend at school - I gave her our old kiln, which was replaced by a new kiln in 2000 or so, when we moved into the new school. (Our old school was destroyed by Hurricane Marilyn in 1995, and we were in portables for ... Read more
I just finished a mostly entertaining book, where the characters from "Pride & Prejudice" are alive and well in an alternate (parallel) universe - and someone from our world accidentally goes back in time.
Made me wonder - if you were a cha... Read more
I think it's from wiping down the tile with a wet sponge, to get the excess grout off. Holes in my fingers on one hand, and cuts on my palm of the other. Owie!
I keep washing my hands to make sure these owies don't get infected, but the... Read more
People I barely know saw my photo in the newspaper on Tuesday, and I've had comments all over the place - the pizza shop owner last night; my manicurist; staff and customers at the place where we usually have breakfast on weekends; even the semi... Read more
Yup - 10 AM, I've been at school since 6 AM, a friend met me and we grouted for about 3 hours. I'm hot, sweaty, and even my bra is damp.
So I took off my filthy overalls, and I'm Sparking while wearing just a tank top and undies. What c... Read more
I will admit, I like clothes. I like pretty clothes. I tend to focus on natural fibers, embroidery, ethnic styles. Kind of hippie-boho-traveller - that's my look for everyday wear.
So when tiling, I change into old clothes - clothes that... Read more
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The middle kid in the photo - Dondre!
I'm thrilled for him - he was in my basic and then advanced art cla... Read more
I was signing in this morning and some student ran up to me in the office and said there's an injured bird, he was sent to get me. (I'm an ART teacher, not science or anything!) Anyway, I told him I had to speak with the principal and I'd be r... Read more