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It Was Fun!
Tuesday, November 10, 2015      1 comments

Note: I'm going to write this one for my Spin Me a Yarn Team Members and anyone interested in Spinning. If that's not you, please skip it and return for the next blog. I promise it won't be all about Spinning....maybe Spinning Wheels....just ... Read more
No Pictures
Sunday, November 08, 2015      3 comments

Today was the day to get ready to teach my Spindle Spinning Class on Tuesday. I emptied 4-5 Spindles, prepared leaders for several more, searched for a variety of animal fibers including camel, alpaca, cashmere, even camel mixed with straw. Fo... Read more
Another Teaching Opportunity
Friday, November 06, 2015      6 comments

Now that I've signed on to teach some fiber arts classes, I think I'm becoming the Fiber Artist on call. The Executive Director of the Folk School sent out an email this week. They have a contract with a private school to teach the students fo... Read more
Recipes
Tuesday, November 03, 2015      5 comments

Today I joined a Recipe Feed on my Maintenance Team. From time to time I'll probably share some of the recipes with you, too. So, here is my first post: With the holidays approaching, I've decided to join the Recipe Discussion. My ... Read more
10K
Monday, November 02, 2015      5 comments

Today was my first 10K. I made it in 101 minutes--walking all the way. Last week I did a 5K and ran occasionally (even though my doctor told me not to do high impact exercise) to catch up with my daughter (in a wheelchair) and her boyfriend. ... Read more
Halloween
Saturday, October 31, 2015      6 comments

Usually my husband and I turn off the porch light and hide in the bedroom with all the lights off and watch TV. HONEST! This year he says he's taking me to dinner. I went to the most wonderful Halloween Party tonight, though. It was six ... Read more
Current Projects
Thursday, October 29, 2015      3 comments

Our Question of the Day on the Spin Me a Yarn Team (thanks to NANCYSGARDEN) yesterday was do describe what we are working on now. That got me to thinking... I have six projects going right now--that's about normal for me. Yesterday I was ... Read more
A Day at Home Waiting
Wednesday, October 28, 2015      3 comments

My car has a recall on it, and today was the day to get that done. Thanks to a shuttle ride I've spent the day weaving, spinning, knitting and listening to CDs (Talking Books). Of course, I thought of tons of other things to do...they all took... Read more
What a Weekend!
Sunday, October 25, 2015      8 comments

I'm having SO much fun the last few days. People telling me how much they appreciate and love me. Getting to talk to my Spark Maintenance Buddy by Skype yesterday was a thrill. And then the 5K with my daughter and her boyfriend. Now going to... Read more
Skype
Saturday, October 24, 2015      4 comments

Here is an idea for any of you that have made truly fantastic SparkFriend connections: Skype. I've just gotten offline with my Maintenance Buddy SANDICANE. She saw me through those last stages of reaching maintenance, and has been a conti... Read more
Haiku & Chinese Brush Painting
Thursday, October 22, 2015      7 comments

No power at my house today. They are replacing a power pole just across the street from us. For once, I'm glad I'm going to be doing creative things for most of the day and I'll be gone. Power goes off at 8 am...by 8:30 I'm going to be ... Read more
Arts & Crafts
Wednesday, October 21, 2015      4 comments

Today I learned (once again) how much I love the people around me...and that they love me, too. We had an Arts & Crafts Sale at the Senior Center today. What a beautiful sight! And I knew so many of the people. It was tremendous. I'm so... Read more
October Meetup
Sunday, October 18, 2015      3 comments

Today is the day for the SparkPeople Meetup for the Olympia Team. I'm expectant and excited. It's fall and time to plan for the next few months of activities and discussions. Time to start using the fact that we now have a Monthly Meetup. ... Read more
Sleeping Late
Friday, October 16, 2015      11 comments

You know SparkPeople is big on getting 8 hours of sleep. Well, I usually wake up at 4:30 a,m. and it's go, go, go for the day. That was wonderful during the summer when I could enjoy the extra hours of sunlight. Since the mornings are SO very... Read more
Community Support
Thursday, October 15, 2015      8 comments

Today was a FUN day. I changed clothes 4 times. First to my robe since I didn't want to get all fancy that early. Than to my Halloween costume (my friend and I had a ball yesterday figuring it out) I wore three different skirts of varying le... Read more

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