Tag: challenge

Putting the past into storage

In the past week we finally moved my two floor looms over to our storage unit up the street.? The big Schacht high-castle loom had been sitting in the living room backed up against DH’s piano ever since he moved in, completely untouched.? That’s been nearly four years now.? The Baby Wolf has moved around …

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Finding Inspiration — Flaming Hot Tips Tuesday

I spent the last day since Tuesday’s tip was posted trying to think where I find my inspiration for my beads. Nothing specific came to mind! I don’t ever really go LOOKING for inspiration anyway, it seems. It just seems to appear spontaneously out of my subconscious when I sit down to the flame. I …

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NaBloPoMo

National Blog Posting Month, November 1-30.? Dare I give it a shot?? Can I write a blog post, even just a sentence or two, every day for thirty days (even Saturday and Sunday, yup)?? Well, it’s easier than trying to write a 50K word novel in the same amount of time — November is also …

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Boro color thoughts

When it comes to boro glass, playing with color is what it’s all about. Sure, some of the colors are WYSIWYG, but those aren’t the colors I especially like to play with. What thrills me is when I take one color of glass, stick it in the flame, play with it, manipulate it, and it …

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Tricky’s “Street Name”

Another Good Mews volunteer gave Tricky a “street name” after seeing her roaming the shelter on her new wheels: T-Mobile (apologies to the cell phone company — but they should really be flattered). Nancy also says she discovered the shelter television today, and is utterly fascinated by “Kitty TV.” Just where DO those birds and …

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A Great Day for Tricky

Tricky came to Good Mews last fall, a victim of domestic violence. A bullet to the spine left her paralyzed, but her spirit has remained indomitable through her trauma. She has become one of the favorite residents at Good Mews, loving both people and her fellow felines. Unfortunately, she has been kept in one of …

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Not Such a Bad Idea

So maybe this challenge is not such a bad idea after all. There’s been some discussion of what and how, rules and conditions, on the Yahoo! group, and Annie the CoMod finally put things in perspective: A project is something we do, but there is no requirement to do anything special. What we will be …

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