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2/27/15 11:26 A

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The weatherman missed the call and it looks like there will be no snow today at all. When we do (rarely) get some snow it is just a sprinkling, and often it doesn't even stick, but it's generally more exciting to everyone than a nuisance. Since I will be meeting some friends who are coming here from out of town to join me for lunch, I'm glad the roads will be safe.

I'll give a shout-out for a Happy Friday to everyone, too!

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2/27/15 6:13 A

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emoticon my friend for your kindness, it is so appreciated, things will get better soon and the weather will even out so my body can adjust to the new seasons...hope you don't get too much snow and you have a great weekend ahead, enjoy your crafts,,, emoticon

Hope you all are having a great day...

Let's have a "Happy" Friday, focusing on our dreams, goals and what we want to accomplish and move forward to the Finishing Line...We can together... emoticon emoticon


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2/26/15 4:04 P

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Judith, I hope your flare-ups will decrease soon in frequency and intensity. You have a wonderful, positive attitude despite all the pain you are having to endure.

I haven't gotten around to any crafting yet today, but plan to start pretty soon.

Our high got up to 58 degrees F earlier today, but now is steadily falling. Slight chance of snow and/or sleet tomorrow, but that is very rare around here (South Central Texas). I'm staying in and staying warm!

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2/26/15 3:33 P

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Hope everyone has had and are having a great Thursday...

Here in my part of the Globe we are having a mix of sun and cloud with spotty rain showers in the afternoon, a high of 51 degrees F and a low of 37 degrees F...

As most of you know I have been battling a major arthritis flare that is why I have been MIA it hasn't allowed much time to be on spark,, it's mainly due to the drastic weather changes here. In spite of that, I stand with you cheering you on your journey 1 step at a time... emoticon let's emoticon on together... emoticon

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2/24/15 6:32 P

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I've done 45 minutes of exercising on my stationary bicycle today, so now I'm ready to watch Lecture 2 on one of my Great Courses videos. My friend gave me three different DVD courses for my birthday last week, and the first one I've started with is "Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre."

I haven't been to the Louvre in Paris since 1983, which was before I.M. Pey designed the Pyramid for the entrance. I would love to go back someday, but until then I'll just learn from these lectures and do some armchair traveling.

The professor is for this series of 12 lectures is Dr. Richard Brettell, who is the Margaret McDermott Distinguished Professor of Art and Aesthetics at the University of Texas at Dallas, and the former McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art. I had the privilege of hearing him speak in person last October at the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, Texas.

This really is a "Great Course," and with the excellent course guidebooks and DVD lectures full of artwork, I should learn a lot!

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2/24/15 12:59 A

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Been a beautiful day here, sunny but a little chilly, my crocus are up in my garden and my tulips are sprouting their pretty heads...

Been busy with many household projects and with my grandkids the past 2 weekends.

as always I'm standing with you cheering you on your journey, keep pushing and keep up the great work... emoticon emoticon

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Brrr! It's been cold here today - for those of us in this neck of the woods, anyway! :) Where I live in South Central Texas, when it gets into the 30s our teeth chatter!

I've been watching cooking shows and travel shows on TV today, and I've cut pictures and text out of magazines. Need to get around to some actual crafting now.

Hope everyone has been having a good day!


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2/21/15 10:59 A

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What a sweet evening message, Judith! I know you'll have a wonderful week-end with your family.

After being out and about everyday this past week, I'll be having a nice day at home today. Here's a quote by Jane Austen that I found this morning:

"There is nothing like staying home for real comfort."

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Evening emoticon Team,

Today was a quiet day for me, I worked on my crafts and knitting...

Today has been somewhat hazy, with some sun but mostly cloudy...I am having my grandkids on Saturday so their parents can go for dinner and a movie. It's my son-in-law's birthday on Sunday so they can celebrate over dinner together. Sunday it will be a family celebration for Darren's birthday. emoticon

As always I cheer you on Team, let's keep shining and sparking and be the very best we can be...Have a productive day and weekend, we can together 1 step at a time.... emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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2/17/15 3:45 A

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Good Morning Team,

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Healthy living is all about practicing consistent healthy habits and repetition. If you practice a healthy habit enough, trust that it will change you!

Food for Thought:

Let's Run the Race, let's Push forward reaching for those goals of success....

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Have a great week ahead!

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2/16/15 8:19 A

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Good Morning All,

Letís have a Beautiful Monday in meeting our Goals before us. We can by taking Baby Steps, Staying Focused, Tracking our Fitness, Nutrition and Staying on Course.

Cheering you on for a fantastic day & week ahead...Letís Go Together 1 step and 1 day at a time...

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2/15/15 1:54 A

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You can read my 1st blog below. This is just a quick up-date, I had my grandkids with me today and it was a most awesome Valentines Day spent, we had fun doing arts and crafts, creative play, games, coloring and movie night, we sure had a full day but all so good, I posted pictures on my profile page...Grandkids are such a JOY and a BLESSING... Hope you all had a great day! emoticon Happy Valentines Day emoticon



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2/14/15 11:18 A

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Hope you have a great week-end, too. Sounds like you're off to a good start.

We had great weather this week, so I worked in my yard a couple of days. It's looking better, but since we're expecting more cold weather this next week I didn't cut back all the shrubs.

Heading to a concert tonight to hear Bob Seger. Looking forward to a quick road-trip!
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Today starts the weekend off with Sunny Skies, after having rain showers and cloudy skies the forecast of Weekend Sunshine is welcomed & is with us for several days. emoticon Can hardly wait... emoticon

I have my grandkids coming today. Their Mom and Dad have dinner reservations and then going to the Theater so they can celebrate Valentines Day as a couple. I have a craft and special snack for the grandkids along with a DVD so we can have our own movie night.

Have a great weekend everyone....

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Gosh, I really have a hard time eating only one piece of pizza. Good for you to stop at one, Judith!

This morning I came across one of my old dream journals where I had recorded my nighttime dreams for a period of about a year back in 1998 & '99. I didn't write every morning, although some entries did run for weeks at a time. I spent a little over an hour reading what I had written, and then I cut out a few of the thoughts I wanted to save. (Maybe I'll paste them into another journal; maybe not.) Then I went out into the garage to find my paper shredder and I shredded them all up into little bitty bits. That part of my life is over, and I don't need to run across those pages ever again. Or have anyone else ever find them and read them, either!

These steps are part of my decluttering project. The past is the past, and it's today and the future that I need to make the most of.

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We had a most awesome Sunday, here in BC it is Family Day, at church we had a beautiful service and then the Children's ministry put on a scrumptious lunch, we had pizza from Pizza Hut, this gal did good, only ate 1 piece, then after lunch the whole church went to the 5 Pin Bowling Alley, it was both a Blessed Day and a Fun Day with my Church Family...

Hope you all had a great Sunday and your week is just as good!

Cheering you on for a fantastic week ahead, let's press forward and meet our goals... emoticon emoticon


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Afternoon emoticon

Your vegetable soup sounds delicious. I have been thinking of Chilli so will likely be making a chilli this week, I make extra and put individual containers in freezer for those days when I don't feel like cooking.

Today I have laundry mailing out to do and general cleaning, then will work on my projects.

Our Weather is stormy with heaps of rain showers. Sunday is changing to cloudy skies but will have periods of rain. Temps are a High of 11 Celsius and low of 7 Celsius degrees

As always I cheer you on your journey, I encourage you to track your food and exercising, it does work and makes a huge difference... emoticon emoticon emoticon



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2/5/15 5:31 P

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Great quote!

I just finished chopping veggies for a big pot of vegetable beef soup. I used several herbs that I've been growing. Smells so good!




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Good Morning Everyone,

Yes we are having about the same temps, sometimes I post in Fahrenheit and sometimes in Celsius...Guess I shouldn't mix things up as it can be confusing emoticon

Our weather has taken an extreme turn around, at least in the lower elevations, for us we are having rain and in the higher elevations in the mountains it is colder and there is snow...

The forecast is calling for rain right through to Sunday... emoticon I guess it's better than emoticon

As always I'm standing with you cheering you on your journey emoticon emoticon

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Good morning to everyone!

I had to laugh when I read how cold it was where Judith lives because it was about 40 degrees here yesterday (South Texas) and I was absolutely freezing all day! I was thinking I couldn't even imagine 4 to 8 degrees, and then I noticed that she was talking about Celcius and I was thinking Fahrenheit. So we actually were experiencing about the same temperatures, even though we're miles and miles apart. I know it gets MUCH colder there, though, and is extremely cold where many of you live.

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Good Morning Team,

Patti: sounds like you have a great day planned with your projects. Enjoy...

Today in my part of the world it is mostly cloudy with periods of Light rain with temps of 8 degrees and lows of 4 degrees Celsius emoticon

Hope everyone else is having a good day, mine is busy with catching up with life, after my major flare I didn't get a lot done around the house, today I am sanitizing my kitchen counters and wiping down my cupboard doors and then pick up my knitting.

As always cheering you all on, let's have a fantastic day meeting some goals. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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I found the selvedges on the new loom were different--one side had two threads through one dent in the reed, the other used two dents. When looking closer, the threads through the heddles were wrong, too. So, I had to take out all I had woven yesterday in my desire to get going, untie on each side, redo the edges the way I liked, and then tighten everything up again. Scary procedure to think about it ahead of time, but pretty quickly done once I got started.

Back to weaving and got as much done as I had yesterday--then did the hemstitching. Now the work (fun) begins!

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Dropping by to say hi and cheer you on your day, hope you all have had a great weekend so far, mine has been quiet but have enjoyed my time, have got a lot of knitting done on both projects. I am also going to pull out my scrapbooking and work on some of the pages, getting ready for the stories I want to insert...

Hard to believe we are starting a new month, and with that it brings new opportunities, letting go of yesterday and pressing on ahead.

I have begun a new Fitness and Nutrition Challenge. I plan to add new veggies to my diet and raise the bar to my personal best in my Cardio and Strength Training...

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I'm up to my ears in weaving. I'll probably dream about looms tonight. Got to finish a complete 2 1/2 yards of weaving on a 4-Harness Loom (never used one before) by March 1. Yikes!

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Yesterday I went to my son's birthday dinner and saw all my grandkids. Today three of them played in 5 basketball games, and I was there to cheer at every game.

I'm back home now and have had a great start to a wonderful week-end!

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Today has been quiet, I was hoping to have gone out, had some mail to get out but this gal after a busy and long day yesterday I had to allow my body to catch up, I'm at a tail end of a major flare so am going slow. I did work on my knitting, both projects...I will post some photo's of what I have done, I started by projects on January 20th and am so proud of myself seeing how much I've done in less than 2 weeks, especially being a beginner in knitting, remember I learned how to knit as a teen and then let it go until just now, I didn't like it back then today I love it...Hope you all had a great day...Let's keep pushing on together! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon always, 1 step at a time!

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I think I need a portable craft...

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Sounds like a great day ahead, Judith316!

I went through some old magazines this morning, cutting out lettering examples, ideas for various art projects, and pictures of t-shirts with sayings that amuse me. I think I'll collage the t-shirts on a page in one of my altered books just because they make me smile.

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Today I'm meeting a friend who doesn't get out much do to poor health, we are going to have lunch together. Looking forward to our visit, we have been friend's for almost 30 years, she is more than 15 years older than me but it doesn't seem to matter, she has been an Aunty to my children when they were young and when I moved 3,000 miles away to another province and lived away from my family; she stepped up to the plate and helped out, we have remained friend's ever since.

I also plan to do some knitting and may pull out my Chipboard Travel Album and do some work on it..I went on a Train trip across Canada 2 years ago and wrote a journal which will be put into the album to go with all the pictures on each page. I took over 700++ photo's and am sorting thru my data base which ones will be used. It is a big project but I have heaps of time, no rush to get it done. I will share some pictures as I go along. Enjoy your day all!

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I worked on a collage page in one of my altered books, and now I need to draw my daily sketch in my journal.

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I enjoyed my knitting today, worked on both projects, my scarf and a dishcloth... emoticon

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I sure needed my crafts as release today. Knitting, crochet, tapestry, and working on my loom. Each one progressed and I did, too.

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I find that when I'm nervous, my crafts can pull me through. Just having something in my hands helps the nerves flee and having something creative to think about makes the worry fade--at least for awhile.


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SANDICANE, I'm finally learning that we have to TAKE the time to do the things we love. Sometimes I'm so caught up in things that I HAVE to do (or think that I have to do them) that I forget about what makes me come alive.

Carpe diem!

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I don't get as much time to craft as I'd like, since I've been sick lately. Anyway I also have other projects I'm working on each day...like organizing my home, "in-person" relationships and fitness. But card-making is always on my mind....b/c I LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!

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Thanks for posting the photo on our team page. Love the scarf!

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What a lovely day! I went out on the town (to buy a few groceries) and got complements on my new mobius scarf.

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I spent the afternoon sitting in front of my fireplace working on postcards for my Good Mail Day swap. I listened to several of my CDs of Celtic music, drank hot tea, and had a really peaceful afternoon.

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Thanks. It's been a quiet day with me working on my crafts and checking in on him periodically.

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Hope your DH is doing much better today, Patti!



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Had a scare this morning with my DH with low low blood sugar. Not sure if he's "over" it yet.

I did get a great 75 minute walk with my Walking Buddy.

Spent the rest of the day on SparkPeople and the loom. I have the hem done now and enough of the "real" weaving to see the Log Cabin pattern.

I'm gonna love it!

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Your moon is looking great, Fit-Fox!

Sandicane, did your friend make it over for paper-crafting yet? I've invited two friends for crafting tomorrow. We enjoy paper-crafting, too.

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yay! people talking!

i think over the last 6 months, I have fallen in love with wire sculpting beyond any obsession Ive ran off with before.

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I had a scrap of paper and created 2 similar, but not identical cards from it. I've invited a friend to come over for an evening of paper-crafting...we'll see if she comes b/c Valentine's Day is right around the corner and I have 3 grands that love to receive cards! I'll keep you posted.

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After seeing the loom at the museum last week, I now know what warping is! Looks like that's something that has to be done carefully and correctly or else you've ruined the whole project. Glad you got it completed and had a nice pot of chicken soup waiting for you when you finished.

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Just keep working at it, IMPROVINGME. You may not get the quantity that you want, but every little bit moves you forward.

My loom is WARPED!!!! My husband helped me with the tension. We worked right through dinner--good thing I'd put a chicken soup in the crock pot today.

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Not real often, as you can see. But we have some new members now that I'm pretty sure are going to become more active on this team.

I was away from home most of the time this past week-end, but I did manage to do a small line drawing each day in one of my journals, and I practiced different writing styles in my Italian word journal. I'm behind on my bookbinding goal of one per week, but I'm hoping to catch up before the end of the month.


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does anyone else?

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Welcome, Fit-Fox!
Glad you joined our team, and thank you for joining in on our message boards!
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Hi im new emoticon I snuck in during the new year

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Hope everyone is having a good day today!

I just had my 6-month cholesterol check today, and all my numbers were better. WooHoo!

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My mind is filled with all sorts of possibilities today!

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I had three of my grandchildren here for four days after Christmas. My 14-year-old granddaughter blinged her dad's deer skull with mosaic tiles and beads, and my 11-year-old granddaughter put mosaic tiles, beads, and jewelry pieces on an old pink and lavender Barbie guitar to display in her room. We haven't had time to grout these two projects yet, but they took them home so that they could show their dad and friends. We will have to finish those later.

My 8-year-old grandson wanted to paint, paint, paint, so he completed three pictures that he was rather proud of.

What a great way for this grandmother to spend the holidays!

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I hope the rest of you are doing more crafting these days than I've been doing!
I need a big dose of crafty motivation.

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My crafting this summer has been in spurts. I've sketched a few days, but need to draw more regularly to see improvement.

What is anyone else working on? (And yes, organizing and cleaning your craft room is a good thing, too!)

Congratulations, F8CONE8 on your new awards for your quilt and your birdhouse! Thanks for posting!

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Last week my 11-year-old granddaughter came for what we call "Nonna Camp." We studied Matisse, visited a museum with a Matisse exhibit, and she worked on several collages on canvas. She completed one piece and is anxious to come back to finish the others.
Such fun to do arts and crafts with children!

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Hey -- I'm for anything that gets us closer to achieving our goals!

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Does cleaning the summer junk that was stored in my shop count?
I spent most of the day clean out things like a chain saw and motor oil out of my shop. Now I can work in it. emoticon

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March is National Craft Month! So what are you crafting this month?

This event was designated by the Craft and Hobby Association to help retailers promote their craft businesses and to get more people involved in regularly doing a hobby that they enjoy.
Here's the link to see all the promotional materials that the C&HA provides for retailers -- which I thought was interesting and very well conceived.

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What kinds of crafts are you working on right now? I've been pretty much at a stand-still for the past few weeks, but I hope to work on my altered book some this week-end.

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I just finished covering some of my plants outside for the hard freeze that we're supposed to get tonight. Brought other plants in the house to keep them safe.

Now I'm ready to go work in my altered book. I'm taking a year-long online class from Lisa Vollrath, and I need to get started!

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My youngest grandson turned 7 this week, and today I'm going down to his birthday celebration -- a fishing party. I know that my son-in-law will be grilling hot dogs, so I'm trying to decide if I'll take something else to eat or just go ahead and have a good ol' hot dog. I don't eat them often, so I may just treat myself today. (Plus a small portion of birthday cake!)

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I'm making progress!

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Does anyone else ever feel like September is the start of a new beginning? Maybe it has something to do with the slight change in weather, because I don't have any ties to the new school year anymore.

Somehow I woke up on September 1 with a new mindset and renewed motivation to get healthier and lose more weight.

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I think I'll go in and make another SoulCollage card.
Yes, I will!
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Hope everyone has been doing fine lately. Sorry I've been out of communication for so long.
What's going on in your lives these days?!

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Thanks for the HOT CHOCOLATE. It was the best. It hit 55 degrees here today, now I need floaties, or a long rope so i don't sink to far into the mud. emoticon emoticon

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Now, that's bad. NO CHOCOLATE!
You have my sympathies!

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The hard part is being snowed in with no Chocolate. I had a big fire in the fireplace, a big cat on my lap, no HOT CHOCOLATE.

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Ouch! Your poor finger!
Snowy weather is a great time to be working on that quilt top, and it's so good that you're trying to get it done way ahead of time. I bet your group sells lots of raffle tickets!

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I heope you get very messy. I have been snowed in for the last week. I am working on a quilt I hop to have don by Oct. to raffle off at the fall festival. There is now a gaping hole in my middle finger, I don't use a thimble. Getting rid of a lot of scrapes.

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I'm itching to do some crafts today, but so far I've been bogged down in paperwork and volunteer duties for my Master Gardener organization. Every now and then I've been taking a break and working on some tags for my gratitude journal.
I'm ready to get messy!

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