Having been distracted by other, more urgent, obligations, and having a messy, MESSY house because of it, I woke up this morning ready to clean the heck outta my living environment....
And I started out OK, but then tapered off, finding roa... Read more
As great as it was to be with my dear college friend, it still feels great to get back home again, and have my own menu and timetable....
Went to the grocery store and bought some lovely produce.... the cameo apples looked beautiful at 77 c... Read more
I'm staying with a friend from college for a few days , but have had a wonderful time, just hanging out and even helping her daughter who has newborn twins...
We DID attend a Texas A&M baseball game on Sunday afternoon.... That was... Read more
Taking It Easy
After the frenetic pace of the last week or so, today seemed almost comatose.... I slept in and then pretty much caught up on some little indoor tasks and some reading for recreation...
And I got to listen to my beloved Texas A&M baseball t... Read more
End of Conference
A few observations:
I did a HUGE amount of walking these last few days while I was at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference, with today, being a shorter day, having the fewest steps.
Oddly enough, NONE of the stairs at the Au... Read more
I love libraries and the people who inhabit them.
My presentation at the Texas Library Association annual conference went great, and there were several people who cornered me afterwards to tell me how much they enjoyed it....I was SO reliev... Read more
The Texas Library Association annual conference started today, and librarians of all kinds arrived in Austin ready to learn and to party... The exhibit hall was opened early for two hours as a special event, and the TLA served refreshments/dinne... Read more
Things Are Shaping Up
My presentation for the Texas Library Association's annual conference in Austin next week is shaping up nicely....
I KNOW that it should have been ready a month ago, but it wasn't... there was just too much going on, and I had higher priori... Read more
Texas cooled down overnight, and while it started out rainy and wet, by noon it was dry, and the afternoon was sunshiny.... it made it a lot easier to work in the garage....
But it IS PROGRESS!... Read more
Reluctant, But Did It Anyway
Another First for me today.... I changed the blade on a band saw... all by myself!!! With help from the internet...
When I cut up old rejected, useless books for crafting projects, I use my husband's old bandsaw... he checked me out on it t... Read more
First Time for Everything
Today I threw away perfectly good candy... Easter candy..... chocolate eggs...
I didn't need them... I didn't really WANT them.... they were too sweet....
TOO SWEET??!?!? When has anything ever tasted too sweet to me???
But they d... Read more
Hard, but Good
I'm working in the garage, trying to use the bandsaw to cut up some samples for my talk on recycling books next week at the Texas Library Association.... It was a perfectly gorgeous day, but maybe a wee bit warm...
In fact, the garage was h... Read more
I Found It!
About a month ago I lost a diamond (not really, but Cubic Zirconium doesn't roll off the pen as easily) stud earring.... I was in the shower when I noticed an empty earlobe, and after looking all over everywhere for it for days and days, I figur... Read more
He Is Risen!
A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, ... Read more
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