Daily Archives: February 1, 2013

Thing a Day 1: Happy (Belated) Birthday Pride and Prejudice!

Pride and Prejudice was published two hundred years ago last Monday, so her friend Persuasion threw her a little birthday party.

Thing a Day 1: Happy (Belated) Birthday Pride and Prejudice!

Pride and Prejudice was published two hundred years ago last Monday, so her friend Persuasion threw her a little birthday party.

Day 2: Spicy Meat Loaf

This is a Heritage recipe for old-fashioned meat loaf seasoned with allspice, ginger and nutmeg ( omitted the latter). It was good but the ground beef I used was too lean so it was a little dry. You need some

Day 2: Spicy Meat Loaf

This is a Heritage recipe for old-fashioned meat loaf seasoned with allspice, ginger and nutmeg ( omitted the latter). It was good but the ground beef I used was too lean so it was a little dry. You need some

Day 1: solo

Did you know only 6% of all pilots are women? That is one of my biggest motivators for finishing. My goal this month is to finally get my pilot’s license. I have been a student pilot for 2 years and

Day 1: solo

Did you know only 6% of all pilots are women? That is one of my biggest motivators for finishing. My goal this month is to finally get my pilot’s license. I have been a student pilot for 2 years and

Today’s Instructions and Attempt to Follow Yesterday’s

Today’s Instructions: Write a letter to an imaginary Professor of Antagonistic Thought. Document. Report back. Attempt to Follow Yesterday’s Today’s Instructions What I did at :17 after each hour I was awake until Shabbos 7:17–Peeing and “encouraging” my child to get

Today’s Instructions and Attempt to Follow Yesterday’s

Today’s Instructions: Write a letter to an imaginary Professor of Antagonistic Thought. Document. Report back. Attempt to Follow Yesterday’s Today’s Instructions What I did at :17 after each hour I was awake until Shabbos 7:17–Peeing and “encouraging” my child to get

Work in progress…

This is the piece of freeform crochet I’m working on. No idea what it’s going to turn into, I just love working with the different colours and textures

Work in progress…

This is the piece of freeform crochet I’m working on. No idea what it’s going to turn into, I just love working with the different colours and textures

Day #1 Rough Start (Facebook Cover Page)

This is a pretty rough start for me for TAD, but at least I am getting started. This is one of my new favorite quotes from a book called “Little, Big” by John Crowley. I thought it would make a

Day #1 Rough Start (Facebook Cover Page)

This is a pretty rough start for me for TAD, but at least I am getting started. This is one of my new favorite quotes from a book called “Little, Big” by John Crowley. I thought it would make a

Azulejos

I made one of these tiles with every intention of giving it to my mother, which I did, but now she wanted another, so I had to attempt to paint it exactly the same way. Semi-successful.

Azulejos

I made one of these tiles with every intention of giving it to my mother, which I did, but now she wanted another, so I had to attempt to paint it exactly the same way. Semi-successful.

Hoppin’ John

This is from the 19th century, the name may have come from children hopping around the table before dinner, eager to eat! That’s one of the stories. Anyway, in the southern states, it was always eaten on New Years for

Hoppin’ John

This is from the 19th century, the name may have come from children hopping around the table before dinner, eager to eat! That’s one of the stories. Anyway, in the southern states, it was always eaten on New Years for

TAD Day 1 Belt

The rings are being held by the teeth of a skull. There are 10 around the belt. //

TAD Day 1 Belt

The rings are being held by the teeth of a skull. There are 10 around the belt. //

Thing-a-Day Day One: Cardomom Sour Cream Cake

Thing-a-Day has come around far too quickly and I have to confess to having done very little planning. This year I’ve started  with a cake that I’ve been meaning to make for ages, but have never quite made the effort.

Thing-a-Day Day One: Cardomom Sour Cream Cake

Thing-a-Day has come around far too quickly and I have to confess to having done very little planning. This year I’ve started  with a cake that I’ve been meaning to make for ages, but have never quite made the effort.

Day 1 – Sketch

I’m not terribly talented at drawing, having spent my practice time on other skills, but sometimes I still like to try my hand at it. First 3 days in February, I was on vacation in Tucson, AZ. This is a

Day 1 – Sketch

I’m not terribly talented at drawing, having spent my practice time on other skills, but sometimes I still like to try my hand at it. First 3 days in February, I was on vacation in Tucson, AZ. This is a

a paint of columns with daisies inside them

Day 1: Flower Columns

Hey, it’s another Thing-A-Day! Let’s see if I can go the whole month, like I did last year. Today’s thing is a painting that I don’t particularly like. I was trying to play around with negative space, but with all

a paint of columns with daisies inside them

Day 1: Flower Columns

Hey, it’s another Thing-A-Day! Let’s see if I can go the whole month, like I did last year. Today’s thing is a painting that I don’t particularly like. I was trying to play around with negative space, but with all

Today’s Question(s)

What didn’t happen yesterday? What’s happening now? Why will tomorrow happen? Didn’t have cake for my birthday. Hanging out at the food table at the youth center (where I work). Imagination. Please share your responses!

Today’s Question(s)

What didn’t happen yesterday? What’s happening now? Why will tomorrow happen? Didn’t have cake for my birthday. Hanging out at the food table at the youth center (where I work). Imagination. Please share your responses!

Day 1: Fantasy Anime

Yay! Day 1 is here! Can’t wait to see what everybody makes today… I was going to set myself a time limit of 1 hour a day. I’ll be honest. Today I went way over and spent 2 hours on

Day 1: Fantasy Anime

Yay! Day 1 is here! Can’t wait to see what everybody makes today… I was going to set myself a time limit of 1 hour a day. I’ll be honest. Today I went way over and spent 2 hours on

The Girls Usually Get Their Man

The McTavish family made it a policy to employ the best money could buy; Jax Blorgan had tracked many a wayward McTavish in the past. Dixie, Divine, and Dimples had never let Jax down before. They had the scent of the

The Girls Usually Get Their Man

The McTavish family made it a policy to employ the best money could buy; Jax Blorgan had tracked many a wayward McTavish in the past. Dixie, Divine, and Dimples had never let Jax down before. They had the scent of the

Day 1

So this is my first TAD and I decided to do weekly themes.  This week is Mini-Cakes!  It also has the added benefit of honing my decorating skills.  I took longer than 30 mins since I also baked all my

Day 1

So this is my first TAD and I decided to do weekly themes.  This week is Mini-Cakes!  It also has the added benefit of honing my decorating skills.  I took longer than 30 mins since I also baked all my

Going Dotty

This is my first attempt at monoprinting using the Gelli Plate. I have both sizes but decided to start small and use the 6×6″ plate. Materials used include: water based block printing ink, acrylics, acrylic medium, plastic stencil, punchinella (sequin

Going Dotty

This is my first attempt at monoprinting using the Gelli Plate. I have both sizes but decided to start small and use the 6×6″ plate. Materials used include: water based block printing ink, acrylics, acrylic medium, plastic stencil, punchinella (sequin

Following Instructions for Day 1

Not sure how to add a photo to a comment in reply to another person’s posting! I followed the instructions in FoolsFolly’s post (Keep track of something. Document. Report back) and documented my daily “trial by crossword puzzle.” If someone

Following Instructions for Day 1

Not sure how to add a photo to a comment in reply to another person’s posting! I followed the instructions in FoolsFolly’s post (Keep track of something. Document. Report back) and documented my daily “trial by crossword puzzle.” If someone

Thing a day 2013

Fingerless gloves posting these cause I finished just a few days ago but dang it still proud

Thing a day 2013

Fingerless gloves posting these cause I finished just a few days ago but dang it still proud

One thing

Day one and my first thing-a-day thing of 2013.

One thing

Day one and my first thing-a-day thing of 2013.

Tip-trip-tryp-tych

Taking some vegetable trimmings out to the compost heap this morning it dawned on me that the little veggie rubbish tip was, in fact, the most colourful thing in my garden. Squidgy orange carrots and delicate carrot peelings, yellowing curly

Tip-trip-tryp-tych

Taking some vegetable trimmings out to the compost heap this morning it dawned on me that the little veggie rubbish tip was, in fact, the most colourful thing in my garden. Squidgy orange carrots and delicate carrot peelings, yellowing curly

Day 1: Doodling on coffee cups

It’s so exciting to be back on Thing-a-day this year! I’m looking forward for a month full of creativity, talented people and inspiration. For my first day I doodled some simple designs on a couple of coffee cups and dishes

Day 1: Doodling on coffee cups

It’s so exciting to be back on Thing-a-day this year! I’m looking forward for a month full of creativity, talented people and inspiration. For my first day I doodled some simple designs on a couple of coffee cups and dishes

Dag 1 : Skaaf

I haven’t sketched in years, and decided this year to do sketches every day. My rules for myself are: do not exceed 30 minutes (teatime at work in the morning), and I am not allowed to erase anything. So this

Dag 1 : Skaaf

I haven’t sketched in years, and decided this year to do sketches every day. My rules for myself are: do not exceed 30 minutes (teatime at work in the morning), and I am not allowed to erase anything. So this

Deceptive Advertising

Inspired by an ad I saw for tires in Madrid. The background image was taken from here.

Deceptive Advertising

Inspired by an ad I saw for tires in Madrid. The background image was taken from here.

Dream #1: Flying Cows

It’s 5th time I’m participating in TAD challenge, but this year is very special for me. This time there are two of us: me and my newborn daughter! :) My “things” this time will be pics of Kseniia with little

Dream #1: Flying Cows

It’s 5th time I’m participating in TAD challenge, but this year is very special for me. This time there are two of us: me and my newborn daughter! :) My “things” this time will be pics of Kseniia with little

Day 1 trial – kefir from grains

I will generally be posting photos of artwork. Today however, so far I have only made kefir with grains. It will be cultured by tomorrow morning. I will also be posting photos of alternative foods and associated recipes. 😊

Day 1 trial – kefir from grains

I will generally be posting photos of artwork. Today however, so far I have only made kefir with grains. It will be cultured by tomorrow morning. I will also be posting photos of alternative foods and associated recipes. 😊

First thing a day for me…

Frittata! Haven’t made one before, turned out golden, puffy and delicious. Yay The recipe: Cube a large sweet potato and 4 or 5 baby potatoes and steam or microwave Cook a cup of fresh or frozen peas Chop 2 red

First thing a day for me…

Frittata! Haven’t made one before, turned out golden, puffy and delicious. Yay The recipe: Cube a large sweet potato and 4 or 5 baby potatoes and steam or microwave Cook a cup of fresh or frozen peas Chop 2 red

Today’s Instructions–1/31 for 2/1

Today’s Instructions: Keep track of something. Document. Report back. This year I’ll post the Instructions and my attempts to follow them. I would love to see your attempts. Also planning to post a question each day along with my response(s).

Today’s Instructions–1/31 for 2/1

Today’s Instructions: Keep track of something. Document. Report back. This year I’ll post the Instructions and my attempts to follow them. I would love to see your attempts. Also planning to post a question each day along with my response(s).

Day 1

It’s been a year since the last Thing A Day and I’m hoping that this time I will be a little more organised.  I’m aiming to make one drawing a day for the entire month but there’s some wiggle room

Day 1

It’s been a year since the last Thing A Day and I’m hoping that this time I will be a little more organised.  I’m aiming to make one drawing a day for the entire month but there’s some wiggle room

Thing A Day 2013- Test Post

Testing for TAD with cookies I made last year.

Thing A Day 2013- Test Post

Testing for TAD with cookies I made last year.