Thursday, January 31, 2008
Yesterday was my 10 Year Wedding Anniversary. I was very surprised to receive beautiful roses from D. He also build me a light box to take better pictures of my knitted FOs.
The top pictures is without the light box and the bottom 2 are in the light box. I'm still playing around with the lights but it is an improvement. He used the tutorial found here.
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Sunday, January 27, 2008
I have a Cultural Anthropology telecourse which meets once a month on Saturday mornings. This week we talked about what culture is and how it affects the way we think of ourselves and others. I took this picture of S with a Starbucks drink and on the cell phone the week before this class discussion. I think it tells something about my culture (an American culture.) But what does it say about me?
Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Fitness- I purchased my plane ticket for Iron Girl Las Vegas this week. I have been running and swimming but avoiding the bike. Biking has become my least favorite part of the tri. Maybe if I get a better bike I will like it more. I started Weight Watchers this week. I am up 8 pounds from last year at this time and my jeans are too tight. I figure losing weight cost less then buying new jeans.
Family- D entered two pictures in a photography contest at Tangent Lab. One of his pictures was chosen to hang in the Final Friday Opening Reception. I am very proud of him because there were over 150 entries and only 67 were chosen to hang. We will have to wait till Friday to see which picture is up.
Monday, January 21, 2008
I got this cute Hello Kitty Sewing Machine for S and I'm saving it for her birthday in March. She enjoys sewing but I'm always I little wary of letting her use my machine because it can be temperamental.
Tomorrow I will be back at school. I haven't gotten much done around here in the month that I was off but I have relaxed a lot. Starting new things always makes me extremely anxious and I spend days walk around wondering what is wrong with me but then I realize I'm starting something new and I always feel this way at the beginning. Unfortunately, knowing (or realizing) that I will feel this way does not help me feel any less anxious.
Sunday, January 20, 2008
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Sunday, January 13, 2008
Friday, January 11, 2008
Wednesday, January 9, 2008
Sunday, January 6, 2008
Saturday, January 5, 2008
I wish I had been at Panera with my friends this moring, knitting, but I was at home helping lay concrete to make a nice new back patio. The big concrete truck arrived at 8:30am and we had 45 minutes to get the concrete from the truck to the backyard. I got a workout shoveling and smoothing concrete. It took us about 2 and a half hours to complete the whole thing. I will have pictures of the new patio as soon as we remove the thermal blankets, which keep the concrete from freezing overnight.
Friday, January 4, 2008
Thursday, January 3, 2008
I ran the Frosty 5K on January 1st, it was freezing (27degrees.) My time was slower than last year but it felt good to start the year off with a race.