Saturday, September 25, 2010

Guestlist: Everyone Loves Fall in South Florida!

By my sister, Mrs. Katherine, mother of Harper & Charlie

Things I will do to make it feel like it’s really Fall in South Florida:
  1. Hang my autumn wreath on the front door
  2. Buy the “Harvest” scented Yankee Candle
  3. Stop at Starbucks for a Pumpkin Spice Latte
  4. Wear closed-toe shoes
  5. Make shortcut pumpkin bread

Thursday, September 16, 2010

What I Did in Acrylic Class This Week

Acrylic Workshop with Melissa Dunn at Flicker Street Studio

1. made a palette - note how neat mine is

2. set up a still life and painted a wash

3. noticed that the little amplifier I picked out said "Dynamite" as in "Moxie"

4. made a big mess of my formerly neat palette

5. finished my little analogous color still life

Friday, September 10, 2010

Goat Jobs

Jobs My Husband Might Find at the International Goat Days Festival (September 10-11 in Millington)

1. Goat farmer

2. Goat wrangler

3. Goat rodeo clown

4. Maker of artisanal goat cheeses

5. Goat chariot maker

6. Goat chariot race referee

7. Anvil exploder (though anvil exploding is not taking place at the festival this year)

8. Professional horseshoe thrower

9. Something involving tractors

10. Bluegrass musician

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Words I Consistently Type Wrong, But That I Spell-Checked Here

  1. eligibility (there are waaaay too many i's in this word)
  2. examiner (I always add a t! Examinter)
  3. field (filed)
  4. query (extra u's and extra e's)
  5. browser (browswer)
  6. default (defalut)

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Books with "Bee" in the Title That Heather Has Selected for Bookclub

  1. Bee Season by Myla Goldberg
  2. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
  3. Of Bees and Mist by Erick Setiawan

Things I'm Left with After a Raucous Bookclub

  1. bb-riddled cans in my yard
  2. a pair of sunglasses
  3. a camera
  4. a Saturn