The Seraphina Shawl Lights up the Skies

I finally finished one of the Seraphina Shawls I did in Lion Brand Homespun Harvest.  Whatcha think?  She’s so fuzzy!  Almost too fuzzy as she is shedding more than the rabbits are.

My Harvest Seraphina Shawl
My Harvest Seraphina Shawl

Since the yarn is so thick it didn’t take much time.  But she did gobble up almost five skeins of yarn!  And now that I have the pattern memorized, it was so easy!  All I can do is gush about my new friend.

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Concentration and Teaching the Basics

Have you ever tried to concentrate with two rambunctious bunnies causing trouble and making a racket?  It’s not easy.  One is bounding all over the living room like a drunken ping pong ball while the other is nibbling away at one of the plastic tunnels even though she knows she shouldn’t.  If they weren’t so darn cute, it would be rabbit stew for dinner.  (Just kidding!)

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I’ve cut half of the cord!

Not the whole cord, mind you, just half.  I still need the other half to try to get my blog going.  I called my cable company Tuesday evening and cancelled the TV portion of my services.  How does it feel?  Am I feeling the loneliness of not having “live” TV?  Am I loosing my mind?  What am I doing with myself now?

These questions and others will be answered after this short commercial break…

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Trying to Find My Niche

I’ve been hard at work on my teaching senior citizens about computers blog.  I try to write at least one post a day or add to my Table of Contents so I know what my next article should be.  It’s not easy for me to sit and write about computers sometimes.  I don’t want to talk down to my students and I don’t want to go over their heads.  And the posts, as I look back at them, seem hollow and without much substantial information.  I want to help people who don’t understand or are afraid of computer, that technology is not difficult.  They can do it.

Am I the one to do it, though?  That’s my question.

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Lacking Motivation (aka: Overwhelmed)

I’ll try not to make this a complaint or whining post.  I promise.

Today I am overwhelmed by blogging, which is causing me to lack motivation and that good ol’ creative spark I usually have. The stormy weather doesn’t seem to be helping matters much either.  I know I need to start typing away and creating posts for both my blogs, as I promised myself I would when I began this adventure.

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There is Normality in My Life

I actually have a normal hobby, believe it or not.  I enjoy crocheting.  The possibilities are endless when it comes to creating something with my hands.  I still consider myself a beginner even though I have several intermediate projects either done or as works in progress.Whether its the texture or color of the skein I have in my hand as I stand in the yarn section of the local Walmart or the colorful pattern I found online, it sends thrills through my body.  And it’s something tangible I can show people.  I can’t do that with my writing because my writing hobby is just for me; a story I have created to escape the stress of living in the real world.

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Day Two of My New Blog

So far so good I guess.  It’s lunch time and I have succeeded in setting up my email accounts on Thunderbird.  Not difficult at all since that sort of thing I’ve done many times before.  Then I wrote down all my usernames and passwords to keep them handy.  That was a tedious process since I am so meticulous about keeping the paper I wrote on so neat.

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