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Entries from September 2007

A New Addiction

September 30th, 2007 · 2 Comments

My friend, Chris, wasn’t a big bead fan. She bought beads, decided she didn’t want to do anything with them and then gave them away. Every once in a while she would repeat the process. With this in mind she wasn’t exactly overjoyed to be part of mine and Billie’s Beading Play Date. She came [...]

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Tags: Play · Ramblings

My Bead Stash

September 29th, 2007 · No Comments

Today I had a scheduled play date with my friend, Billie. The game plan was to do beading so I slipped off my wrist brace and loaded my beads into the car. Hey, a girl’s got to do what a girl’s got to do! Anyway, since I had most of my beads out I thought [...]

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Tags: Play · Ramblings

Learn How To Marble

September 28th, 2007 · No Comments

This lovely marble sample came from a tutorial at http://www.kid-at-art.com/htdoc/lesson39.html  I’ve had this site bookmarked forever. I keep saying, “one of these days…” Here is another one using shaving cream: http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/middle/marbling.htm The brace is helping. I was able to take it off for a bit and fold laundry today (oh boy! doesn’t that sound fun!!) [...]

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Right Handed Without My Right Hand

September 27th, 2007 · 3 Comments

It’s difficult to get much done when you are right handed and your right hand is in a brace. I’m busy finding out just how hard it is and wishing I hadn’t played quite so many computer games. I’m really bad at moderation when it comes to my games. I actually have worn out a [...]

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Confessions of a Pioneer Woman

September 26th, 2007 · No Comments

Let me introduce you to the Pioneer Woman. Her name is Ree and I’ve been visiting her website every day since I discovered it earlier this year. She is a rancher’s wife, mom to four, home schooler, former city girl, photographer and a really great writer. She writes mostly about their daily life on the [...]

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Grunge Painting

September 25th, 2007 · 1 Comment

My friend, Arlynne, has become a wonderful source of inspiration for me. She keeps discovering or coming up with ideas to play with that are both fun and beautiful. The best part is that they are also very messy. I have a real fondness for messy play. Arlynne was telling me about a great way [...]

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Tags: Play · Projects