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Friday, January 11, 2013

Art, Technical Difficulties.

Art project with Noah. (He picked the colors.). I used watercolor pencils, very cool.


  • The Bug and I embarked on a little art project this week. I saw this pinned on Pinterest and thought it would be fun to do, so we sat down with colored pencils and spent a lovely hour coloring.
  • I missed last Friday's Random Friday because I went to Rapid City for my sister-in-law Anna's father's funeral. While I didn't know Tony well, Anna is one of my favorite people on earth. I'm so glad I went.
  • But. I was so looking forward to six hours alone (round trip) in my car. I was going to listen to The Night Circus on audio. First I downloaded it to my computer, but could NOT get all the parts to transfer to my phone. So I went to library and checked out the CDs. I listened to, and enjoyed, the first disc and then my car refused to give it back so I could listen to disc two! Nope, no dice, nothing doing. So I listened to AM radio and NPR the rest of the trip. (Out in the boonies of South Dakota there aren't a lot of radio options.)
  • The next day my car gave it back. Thanks a lot, car.
  • I've done the math on the pink and gray hexagon quilt. I have to do 8 hexes a day in order to finish making the hexes by the end of the year. 225 a month. That seems doable, right? 
  • Mike's new job is going well, thank you all for the good wishes. He's having some problem adjusting to all that time off. Tough life.
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    7 comments:

    1. Love the art project. Watercolor pencils?? Love them.

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    2. Wow, it's as if you weren't supposed listen to The Night Circus just then. How weirs is that? I love your art project. My sister and I would do similar ones when we were little by swirling all over a page and then every segment we'd color a different.t color. There's something therapeutic about coloring.

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    3. Glad to hear Mike's job is going well. No radio station to listen to is the norm here. It is nice that you made the trip.

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    4. I'm looking forward to hearing your thoughts on Too Wicked To Wed which I really, really enjoyed when I read it. I need to find the time to read the 2nd book soon. I've seen The Night Circus on so many people's top reads list that I can't wait to read it myself! Enjoy!

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    5. Hmmm--last summer one of the audio companies was offering free downloads each week--a new YA book paired with a classic. I failed to download Anna Dressed in Blood and now kind of wish I had. Even though I'm still not convinced it's my thing.

      I love that art work. Wish I could get my daughter to sit down for more than 5 minutes to do ANYTHING. I blame my ADHD husband for that. :)

      Glad Mike's job is going well so far. Give him a honey-do for all his extra time.

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    6. That quilt sounds wonderful. My goal is to have an easy quilt made for the baby.

      You're quite the reader! I haven't been able to read as much as I usually do for some reason.

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