Daily Archives: February 5, 2013

Thing 5

Today’s thing is a little more polymer clay. This is what got finished today with a couple more things started that may be thing 6! Advertisements

Thing 5

Today’s thing is a little more polymer clay. This is what got finished today with a couple more things started that may be thing 6!

Day #5 Oreo Cheesecake Cookies

Yummy treats! These Oreo Cheesecake cookies turned out to be pretty darn good. I wish they would have had a little more body or fluff. I think I would make them again though. I’ll try to steer away from the

Day #5 Oreo Cheesecake Cookies

Yummy treats! These Oreo Cheesecake cookies turned out to be pretty darn good. I wish they would have had a little more body or fluff. I think I would make them again though. I’ll try to steer away from the

TAD 5: Churros

Churros! These were originally supposed to be dessert to my flatmate’s dirty rice main dish, but since he failed to cook I just dined out on the fried dough instead. After a few hollow, doughy first attempts once I finally

TAD 5: Churros

Churros! These were originally supposed to be dessert to my flatmate’s dirty rice main dish, but since he failed to cook I just dined out on the fried dough instead. After a few hollow, doughy first attempts once I finally

a photo of some crocheted leaves

Day 5: Crocheted Leaves

I have some leftover green yarn, so I decided to crochet some leaves. I didn’t have a pattern. I just winged it, using single crochet for the thinnest bits and progressing up to quadruple crochet for the widest bits of

a photo of some crocheted leaves

Day 5: Crocheted Leaves

I have some leftover green yarn, so I decided to crochet some leaves. I didn’t have a pattern. I just winged it, using single crochet for the thinnest bits and progressing up to quadruple crochet for the widest bits of

Day 5 ~ Foam Art

My 7yr old asked if she could submit something again today even though I’m feeling better. Here are her collages made with foam.  

Day 5 ~ Foam Art

My 7yr old asked if she could submit something again today even though I’m feeling better. Here are her collages made with foam.  

Origamililies

I remember as a small child going for a meal with my family to a posh hotel and the wonderment of the fantastically shaped and folded napkins on the table…and the weight and crispness of the starched cotton fabric… It

Origamililies

I remember as a small child going for a meal with my family to a posh hotel and the wonderment of the fantastically shaped and folded napkins on the table…and the weight and crispness of the starched cotton fabric… It

Day 4 – Delayed Once Again – Vector

This piece isn’t finished at all and I have done tons of other stuff daily, just do not wish to post for fear of others profiting off my ideas. So, here is my unfinished piece of yesterday. I will work

Day 4 – Delayed Once Again – Vector

This piece isn’t finished at all and I have done tons of other stuff daily, just do not wish to post for fear of others profiting off my ideas. So, here is my unfinished piece of yesterday. I will work

Crocheted Scarf

Day 5: Crocheted Scarf

I finished crocheting this scarf a couple of weeks ago, but it still needed to have the ends woven in, and since the stitch is quite open, glued in place so they wouldn’t come undone. But now this is complete,

Crocheted Scarf

Day 5: Crocheted Scarf

I finished crocheting this scarf a couple of weeks ago, but it still needed to have the ends woven in, and since the stitch is quite open, glued in place so they wouldn’t come undone. But now this is complete,

Please ….

Please, Let me float above the stormy weather, And lighten my load to the weight of a feather   A little poem to accompany my prints today. Monoprints of feathers. These are just a few of the prints.

Please ….

Please, Let me float above the stormy weather, And lighten my load to the weight of a feather   A little poem to accompany my prints today. Monoprints of feathers. These are just a few of the prints.

Day 5: Chapter 6 — The “Big Four” (2 of 2)

Analog-to-Digital Converters (p108) /*… setup and debug here …*/ int ADCValue; uint8_t OutputValue; void loop() { /* read the ADC on pin a0 */ ADCValue=analogRead(0); DEBUG(“ACDValue = %d”, ADCValue); } Rctime (P110) I think if we really wanted to engage

Day 5: Chapter 6 — The “Big Four” (2 of 2)

Analog-to-Digital Converters (p108) /*… setup and debug here …*/ int ADCValue; uint8_t OutputValue; void loop() { /* read the ADC on pin a0 */ ADCValue=analogRead(0); DEBUG(“ACDValue = %d”, ADCValue); } Rctime (P110) I think if we really wanted to engage

Day Five: Origami Chopstick Wrapper

With the Year of the Snake fast approaching I thought I’d try making chopstick wrappers. These aren’t going to win any design awards, but I was pleased with the way they turned out anyway.

Day Five: Origami Chopstick Wrapper

With the Year of the Snake fast approaching I thought I’d try making chopstick wrappers. These aren’t going to win any design awards, but I was pleased with the way they turned out anyway.

Thing a Day 5: Super Cal

My plastic flamingo Cal likes to dress up in different outfits. Today he’s a superhero, Super Cal, whose sidekick Ifragilisticexpialidocious is a banana for some reason.

Thing a Day 5: Super Cal

My plastic flamingo Cal likes to dress up in different outfits. Today he’s a superhero, Super Cal, whose sidekick Ifragilisticexpialidocious is a banana for some reason.

Following Instructions – Day 4

Wrap that thing around that other thing. OK. Scarf around Bleu Dog because it’s February and cold where we are.

Following Instructions – Day 4

Wrap that thing around that other thing. OK. Scarf around Bleu Dog because it’s February and cold where we are.

Day 5: A necklace and tulips

Outside the weather was acting crazy: rain, moody atmosphere, a little bit of sunshine, windy and then snow. Inside, it got cozy and the tulips my husband brought me, cheered the place up. No wonder I got in the mood

Day 5: A necklace and tulips

Outside the weather was acting crazy: rain, moody atmosphere, a little bit of sunshine, windy and then snow. Inside, it got cozy and the tulips my husband brought me, cheered the place up. No wonder I got in the mood

Waiting wasn’t a pleasure, but it generally got the job done.

Admittedly, Melisandre DiFiorini had a flair for the dramatic. She also had a sly and subtle intellect. Little to be gained, in her opinion, storming into the old port town demanding answers about her nieces. She installed herself in a

Waiting wasn’t a pleasure, but it generally got the job done.

Admittedly, Melisandre DiFiorini had a flair for the dramatic. She also had a sly and subtle intellect. Little to be gained, in her opinion, storming into the old port town demanding answers about her nieces. She installed herself in a

Day 5

Day 5 is my take on a cherry blossom cake.  I obviously went for a different color scheme.  I didn’t get the exact colors I had wanted but I still like how it came out. I need to work on

Day 5

Day 5 is my take on a cherry blossom cake.  I obviously went for a different color scheme.  I didn’t get the exact colors I had wanted but I still like how it came out. I need to work on

Charlie on alert

  Charlie is keeping a close eye on all the dogs he sees in a park in the Homeland neighborhood of Baltimore. It’s a long but narrow bit of green with three ponds splitting the road in two. Ducks and

Charlie on alert

  Charlie is keeping a close eye on all the dogs he sees in a park in the Homeland neighborhood of Baltimore. It’s a long but narrow bit of green with three ponds splitting the road in two. Ducks and

Day 5

Graphite and pen on paper. 4×6 inches (unfinished)

Day 5

Graphite and pen on paper. 4×6 inches (unfinished)

hokeypokey 5/28

                    Today’s little project was to make mini-quiches for the rest of this week’s breakfasts.

hokeypokey 5/28

                    Today’s little project was to make mini-quiches for the rest of this week’s breakfasts.

Word 05

Big words i stumbled upon, look up and forget at least 4 times per year.

Word 05

Big words i stumbled upon, look up and forget at least 4 times per year.

Lamp earring

Day 4: Shopping the Stash

Had to do this one on the quick! Yesterday, I mentioned having a problem with follow-through when it comes to all those great ideas that come while you’re in the supply shops, running your hands over everything. I bring stuff

Lamp earring

Day 4: Shopping the Stash

Had to do this one on the quick! Yesterday, I mentioned having a problem with follow-through when it comes to all those great ideas that come while you’re in the supply shops, running your hands over everything. I bring stuff

Today’s Question(s)

Somebody, please, where’s my shoe?

Today’s Question(s)

Somebody, please, where’s my shoe?

Day 5: Cowboy Beans

  These look like baked beans, but I miss the sweet and sour barbecue taste you get with brown sugar, vinegar and ketchup! Nevertheless, here’s the actual recipe form Heritage cookbook. 1 lb. dry pinto beans 7 cups water 2 lbs. ham hocks (

Day 5: Cowboy Beans

  These look like baked beans, but I miss the sweet and sour barbecue taste you get with brown sugar, vinegar and ketchup! Nevertheless, here’s the actual recipe form Heritage cookbook. 1 lb. dry pinto beans 7 cups water 2 lbs. ham hocks (

And So, I Begin a New Journey

Oh, wow! I just completed the start of my very first website! I have always wanted to learn how to do this. I signed up for a 2 week class through Skillcrush. Today was our first day. I’m hoping that

And So, I Begin a New Journey

Oh, wow! I just completed the start of my very first website! I have always wanted to learn how to do this. I signed up for a 2 week class through Skillcrush. Today was our first day. I’m hoping that

Day 4: Old mug gets new life.

Last week I dropped one of my coffee mugs. The handle broke off and it was no longer suitable for taking downstairs to the cafe next door for my morning latte. While I’ll be getting a replacement for it at

Day 4: Old mug gets new life.

Last week I dropped one of my coffee mugs. The handle broke off and it was no longer suitable for taking downstairs to the cafe next door for my morning latte. While I’ll be getting a replacement for it at

Day Four…

Still with the ikat stuff.  This time a fibula.  Oh all right…a pin (or brooch).  These were known as fibula in ancient times and I rather like the word.

Day Four…

Still with the ikat stuff.  This time a fibula.  Oh all right…a pin (or brooch).  These were known as fibula in ancient times and I rather like the word.

thing-y 4

Twisted some wire and made a necklace… I’m going to try this again. For a first attempt it turned out pretty well, but not exactly what I wanted. I also made some lip gloss with petroleum jelly & old lipstick–

thing-y 4

Twisted some wire and made a necklace… I’m going to try this again. For a first attempt it turned out pretty well, but not exactly what I wanted. I also made some lip gloss with petroleum jelly & old lipstick–

Day 4 – Slippers!

Got them done! They’re a tight squeeze – they fit, but only just. They’ll stretch with wearing, but even making another pair for myself, I’d go a little bigger.

Day 4 – Slippers!

Got them done! They’re a tight squeeze – they fit, but only just. They’ll stretch with wearing, but even making another pair for myself, I’d go a little bigger.

Day 4-The Scream-yikes!

I tried the marshmallow trick of putting a tattooed marshmallow in the microwave today but it was pretty much a flop–but, hey, this is about taking a chance at doing something different and not everything is going to be a “success”.

Day 4-The Scream-yikes!

I tried the marshmallow trick of putting a tattooed marshmallow in the microwave today but it was pretty much a flop–but, hey, this is about taking a chance at doing something different and not everything is going to be a “success”.

a photo of a paper flower being held in a hand

Day 4: Paper Flower

I used to make paper flowers when I was little and it appears that I have forgotten how to do it. The ones I used to make were far less twisty.

a photo of a paper flower being held in a hand

Day 4: Paper Flower

I used to make paper flowers when I was little and it appears that I have forgotten how to do it. The ones I used to make were far less twisty.

Thing a day four

So today I’m shaking things up with pictures

Thing a day four

So today I’m shaking things up with pictures

TAD 2013 – Day 4

Probably a year ago now, my husband asked me to paint a sign for him to hang on one of his saws in his shop. It’s a reminder to check the blade… don’t know why… if it’s before or after

TAD 2013 – Day 4

Probably a year ago now, my husband asked me to paint a sign for him to hang on one of his saws in his shop. It’s a reminder to check the blade… don’t know why… if it’s before or after

Going somewhere else

Still writing. But this time a bit more personal. I’m trying to get into the habit of writing a page a day and hopefully by the end of the month something interesting will come of this.

Going somewhere else

Still writing. But this time a bit more personal. I’m trying to get into the habit of writing a page a day and hopefully by the end of the month something interesting will come of this.

Day 4: Chapter 6 — The “Big Four” (1 of 2)

Schematics Programs, and Transducers This chapter can be divided into 2 parts. Digital and Analog Today We pick off the Digital. (P92) /* … include debug code from previous chapter …*/ #define INPUT_PIN 7 uint8_t x; //declare a global variable

Day 4: Chapter 6 — The “Big Four” (1 of 2)

Schematics Programs, and Transducers This chapter can be divided into 2 parts. Digital and Analog Today We pick off the Digital. (P92) /* … include debug code from previous chapter …*/ #define INPUT_PIN 7 uint8_t x; //declare a global variable