Its not easy becoming a Silhouette Portrait Master. There’s some level of trial-and-error in the process, but I suppose that goes with learning anything. Here I’ve made a t-shirt, realizing after I didn’t really center it as well as I should. I like the design, and have since found a chart online that gives the … Continue reading Some craft projects, and aviation museum trip
I like bugs, and spiders, but I’m not a bug collector. I’d feel too bad with killing them, so I take photos instead. Here, I saved this Spotted June Bug from a jar of water in the back yard. It’s also called a Grape Vine Beetle, but oddly enough, its not a pest. Supposedly, they … Continue reading Nature and Project Noah
This is a Fitbit Flex wristband I’ve been trying out for the past few weeks. Wow. Its been quite enlightening on my activity. Fitbit Flex monitors your steps, and even your sleep if you remember to tap the band before you lie down. I don’t bother because I know it monitors movement, and I know … Continue reading Diet, exercise e-motivations
A candid photo of my cat, Max. He is the best cat in the world, being incredibly affectionate and tolerant of kids. http://feeds.feedburner.com/ Frootbat31Roost
So here we are, on the cusp of the New Year, and we also have a New Moon tonight. This phase of the moon represents new beginnings, so I take it as a good sign.This year I have high hopes to achieve my goals, to put myself out there, to live life, and have a … Continue reading 2014- Here I come!
We’ve had so much snow (too much by Maryland standards), but its fun to do silly things; Here I made footprints of the dreaded Sharonsaurus, the terror of the Triassic Era. Known to prey on chocolate and the occasional marshmallow Peep, the Sharonsaurus can be quite placid until provoked. What makes the Sharonsaurus so unusual … Continue reading Tracking the Sharonsaurus
Snow! We finally got some significant snow. Unfortunately, we’ll also get ice, and my poor husband has to drive to work in the morning. Being a fireman, he doesn’t get to call in. But he’s a good driver. It doesn’t stop me from worrying but I try to tell myself that like it’s a mantra.We’ve … Continue reading Snow and homeschool update