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  • Day Has Dawned

    2/20/2017 11:48:28 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Well, the storm last night SEEMED to be a humdinger, and the warning that my phone gave out about a tornado was alarming, but my hyper vigilance ... Read more

  • Yikes!

    2/20/2017 12:26:26 AM, by MCJULIEO

    There's a storm crashing outside and My phone just set off an emergency warning signal, announcing that I am in a tornado warning zone and to tak... Read more

  • Ho-Ho-Ha-Ha-Ha! Ho-Ho-Ha-Ha-Ha!

    2/18/2017 9:57:10 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Some people missed my original blog on Laughter Yoga, and had questions: As far as how to find out more about Laughter Yoga, I'm guessing th... Read more

  • TED Talk on Laughter Yoga

    2/17/2017 2:22:28 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Who knew that there is more than one Youtube capture of various TED talks on Laughter Yoga?!!! This one, done at Ohio State captures it's essence... Read more

  • Residual Laughter

    2/16/2017 11:23:08 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Well, I'm still feeling the effects of the Laughter Yoga from yesterday....when the less-than-full-wit pulled his car in front of mine on the Int... Read more

  • Laughter Yoga!!!

    2/16/2017 12:37:35 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Laughter Yoga..... that's a real thing! Really! I stumbled on a class today at the library, and when they announced it over the intercom, I ... Read more

  • A Valentine Remembrance

    2/14/2017 5:45:58 PM, by MCJULIEO

    When your spouse has died, celebrating Valentines Day takes on a different perspective... today a few other widows and I went out to eat for lunc... Read more

  • Remember Yesterday?

    2/13/2017 7:08:58 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Yesterday I was feeling PRETTY PROUD of myself for lending something to someone who needed it..... patting myself on the back...(IT was premature... Read more

  • Gorgeous Day, at least for Me

    2/12/2017 10:37:38 PM, by MCJULIEO

    It was hot this afternoon and the sunshine made for perfect spray painting outside weather... But by mid afternoon, I got the news that a fr... Read more

  • Pleasantly Surprised

    2/11/2017 11:23:47 PM, by MCJULIEO

    There was a meeting that I was not looking forward to attending today, because it usually drags on and on, and exceedingly boring to boot... ... Read more

  • What a Mess!

    2/10/2017 10:11:40 PM, by MCJULIEO

    My house is a mess...but I have a number of projects that cannot be taken care of in a short time span leaving me with a variety of spaces that a... Read more

  • Today I Was the Windshield!

    2/9/2017 10:04:55 PM, by MCJULIEO

    You know that "Old Saying": "Sometimes you're a bug and sometimes, you're the windshield!" Well today, I was really hungry before an import... Read more

  • Making Progress

    2/8/2017 9:38:48 PM, by MCJULIEO

    My group of volunteers working to produce cool, irresistible literary items to sell at the Texas Library Association really got busy today and we... Read more

  • Better Idea

    2/8/2017 12:59:54 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Instead of staying up to write a blog, I'm going to bed.... Zzzzzzzzzzzzz... Read more

  • A Dog Named "Roo"

    2/6/2017 1:02:25 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Love-able Australian shepherd mix who lives with my brother's family: Read more

  • In Praise of the Movie, "Hidden Figures"

    2/4/2017 9:05:07 PM, by MCJULIEO

    On Super Saturday, in Super Houston, just before the Super Bowl Sunday, we chose to catch a 10:30 am showing of the movie, Hidden Figures, about ... Read more

  • In Praise of the Movie, "Hidden Figures"

    2/4/2017 9:05:01 PM, by MCJULIEO

    On Super Saturday, in Super Houston, just before the Super Bowl Sunday, we chose to catch a 10:30 am showing of the movie, Hidden Figures, about ... Read more

  • Super Houston

    2/3/2017 11:23:07 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Houston has gone bonkers for the Super Bowl.... The paper is full of the Super Bowl.... The tv stations are wall to wall Super Bowl coverage.... ... Read more

  • Too Busy

    2/2/2017 11:09:06 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I had too much to do, and little control over much of it today , and now I'm sleeping 200 miles from where I started this morning.... It's OK, I'... Read more

  • Big Crafty Gathering Went Great

    2/1/2017 11:04:04 PM, by MCJULIEO

    A bunch of eager volunteers showed up to craft those literary gew-gaws we're making to sell at the Texas Library Association conference, and besi... Read more

  • Good Thing My Head is Firmly Attached

    1/31/2017 10:24:28 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Lots of stuff going on... We had Craft Play Day today (Sparkpal, Improving Me, and Library Friend, Donna, and I) as a warm up for tomorrow's... Read more

  • Bi-Polar and dieting

    1/30/2017 10:27:10 PM, by PEARLSANDLACE

    Because of being Bi-Polar I gained so much weight . I lost 35 lbs. Last year but this winter I'm really struggling with depression . So I've ad... Read more

  • Taking Crafts Outside

    1/30/2017 9:03:01 PM, by MCJULIEO

    It was a perfectly glorious day today, in the high 70s and glaringly bright sunshine, so I grabbed the opportunity to seal all those paper beads ... Read more

  • Everything In Its Own Order

    1/29/2017 11:28:20 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Sometimes one can get away with proceeding in a project all higgledy piggle, where there is no required order of steps.... right now, I am NOT in... Read more

  • Solution : Get a Bigger Hammer!

    1/29/2017 12:04:23 AM, by MCJULIEO

    I have to laugh at the difference between men and women sometimes (I am speaking experientially and observationally).... As in my DH's comic solu... Read more

  • So Crafty!??!?!

    1/27/2017 6:28:40 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I think I've written more than once about my desire to raise money for my local Friends of the Library, and this year I have the opportunity to p... Read more

  • Brain Frozen

    1/27/2017 12:22:27 AM, by MCJULIEO

    I need to rest my brain for a day or two.... or ten! I am thinking that the clutter around me is short-circuiting my ability to mentally sort thr... Read more

  • Shopping Research

    1/25/2017 9:52:46 PM, by MCJULIEO

    In trying to figure out what color earrings to make for our adventure in crafting, I figured I could check out the stock at a large retail access... Read more

  • Another Craft Play Day!!!

    1/25/2017 12:15:37 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Craft Play Day, How do I love thee!!!! Friends drinking tea and bouncing creative ideas off of one another, and then actually making beautif... Read more

  • Action

    1/23/2017 12:46:39 PM, by F8CONE8

    I have it and it is sticking. ACTION is my word for this year.... Read more

  • A Spark Video I Could Watch Every Day

    1/23/2017 11:22:12 AM, by MCJULIEO

    I love Kid President, the little boy who has made a number of videos for Soul Pancake... Since I've been watching his videos (and more than one a... Read more

  • So Windy

    1/22/2017 10:43:10 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I would've remarked on how weird it's been to have high winds around here.... Every time I go outside, my hair Beats me half to death.... B... Read more

  • Adventures in Housekeeping! Amazing (to Me) Finds

    1/22/2017 12:39:37 AM, by MCJULIEO

    It's been far too long since I've gone through all the closets and all the cabinets and all the drawers and all the book shelves.... And it ... Read more

  • Great Day

    1/21/2017 9:49:55 PM, by F8CONE8

    Took a nice long walk with a bunch of friends. Came home tired and happy. This is an amazing community I live in. Great people.... Read more

  • Choose Snarky-ness? Not!

    1/20/2017 10:18:34 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I was listening to the inauguration on the radio today, and after the ceremony, I got frustrated with the overall tone of the broadcast, so inste... Read more

  • Great Day to Be Outdoors

    1/19/2017 9:33:13 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I had only a brief time outside today, but part of it I got to enjoy a little landscaped lake with all the animals that live around it as the clo... Read more

  • I Had A Coupon!

    1/18/2017 11:05:23 PM, by MCJULIEO

    So I've been to the Craft Stores 4 times in 3 days.... well, it was 2 Different Craft Stores, and I bought different stuff at each visit.... exce... Read more

  • Craft Play Day!

    1/17/2017 11:26:51 PM, by MCJULIEO

    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... Read more

  • Gloomy Makes for Perfect Crafting Days

    1/16/2017 9:06:30 PM, by MCJULIEO

    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 cra... Read more

  • Gloomy Makes for Perfect Crafting Days

    1/16/2017 9:06:25 PM, by MCJULIEO

    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 cra... Read more

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