Today I volunteered at a school for a few hours because both their secretaries were out. I really like the principal of this school so I was excited to be able to see her so it made my day when she gave me a big hug as soon as she saw me – that made … More School, cross stitch, & cookie
Elisabeth had a great idea at the beginning of the new year – create a collage of what we envision for the year and want to strive for. That’s right up my alley (like the painting from earlier) so I got on board and after she collected a variety of magazines we set to work. … More 2019 Collage
Sidney, Elisabeth, and I finished our snow globes! I like how mine turned out, although, as Sidney said, we all could have more glycerin in it to make the glitter move a bit slower. Other than that you can see my astronaut and tree pretty easily, I was careful to not put a lot of … More The beauty of snowglobes
Because of the service the U.S. military has given, I had today off. I lounged around for most of the day, doing who knows what, but I was productive for parts of it. I took Pippin outside (not the balcony) for the first time. We just went to the side of the building where there … More Day 315. Day off
Yesterday I went over to a new friend’s house (the one I met at Taco Tuesday) and leaned how to crochet! I’ve wanted to crochet for months now but have never taken the time to look up how-to videos. I’m so glad there was someone willing to teach me. My friend was such a great … More Day 201. French toast and crocheting.
(Today I am in Passau, Germany.) I know that Christmas has already passed but I’d like to finally share the ornaments I made with my coworkers a couple of weekends ago. They are so much fun to make and virtually impossible to mess up. Anything and everything looks good. First, I made an ornament with … More Day 166. Homemade Christmas Ornaments