Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Today is Tuesday...

This was supposed to be a 'making it Monday' post, but c'est la vie.



Just tellin' it like it is in this belated-birthday card I made a little while ago.  I will go put it in the mail in a bit...if I can psych myself up to walk to the mailbox.

Pretty much the only other thing I've been making lately is a giant mess!  I have the office/craft room torn completely up...to the point that it has spread to the kitchen and dining room...and then I twisted my knee yesterday which just slows down the process more.  ugh.

(Why, oh why, can't I just wiggle my nose and have everything neat and tidy?!)

I am trying to be brutal towards downsizing my book collection.  All those reference and how-to books are filled with information that can now be easily found on the internet.  The gardening books were pipe dreams, since I have never been a gardener, and their info, too, can be found online.  I kept a few very practical ones for Carey to choose from (he says that he may have a vegetable garden if I ever let him retire), and a couple of practical home remedy types...you know...in case TSHTF.  Fiction I haven't read thus far, and don't particularly have a strong desire to, are going.  I am keeping only ones I have read and love and could read over and over...again, in case TSHTF and I ever have to live without electricity or Kindle.  

I need more shelf space to put fabric on, so that it is easily found and accessed.  Then I need to rearrange the room so that I can have my sewing machine set up and usable at all times.  I need to get the clean up and organization finished and the machine in high gear!  I have a lifetime supply of fabric and a family to supply with quilts.  You may ask how I plan to sew if I have prepper fears of life without electricity?  I'm keeping my old treadle for my back up!  LOL

Sitting on the computer is not getting any progress made toward these goals.
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4 comments:

  1. When you master the nose-wiggling technique, send it my way! I love that card and my birthday was in February, just sayin'.

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    1. Even as a child I was envious of Samantha Stevens’ magic nose twitching!

      Well, that card was spoken for, but there's more where that came from. :) Happy belated birthday!

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  2. I too envy Samantha and her nose wiggling skills. Put me on your list too, when you figure it out... My studio looks like a bomb went off...

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    1. I am meant to be working on mine today. So far I have been reading my new library book and checking email. Bad…BAD…girl!

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