Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Tuesday-12:30pm

Just a quick note. Actually I am so tired I can't see straight. I have had a total of three hours sleep since I woke up at 8:45pm on Sunday night, so that's why I haven't written part four yet. I'm waiting for Caroline to arrive about 2pm and maybe after she's done cleaning I might be lucky and sleep a day or two--ROFL!
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Anyways, Leah picked me up after work last night. She had a chiropractic appointment and I just sat in the car and looked at the various evening lights.
The tree in the chiro's office.
The intersection activity...
...and non-activity--hehe!
And the white holiday stars strung along the roadway.
After Leah was done we went to the bank so we could deposit Christmas monies. ;) Then--zip-zip--and I was back home. Using Christmas money and most of the profit from the etsy shop--made an order last night! A new company I have never ordered from before--http://www.stampingscrapping.com/
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The big purchase--a set of 36 Copic Ciao markers--in the new papercrafting set of colors. When I found this on sale a couple days ago it was the only place around that had the super-duper sale price--and I got the last one! Now there are a lot of places that have the copic marker sets on sale, but most of them are sold out. ;) Happy me!
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Anywhooo--I figured this was the perfect time to get my very first copic markers--to buy myself a special Christmas present--tada! I've been checking them out online for over a year--so I am so excited!!
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Also ordered the spellbinders rectangles for our Cuttlebug and a few other things--all on sale--tada!! I'll show them to you when UPS comes knocking! :)
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I did watch Eat, Pray, Love and it was pretty good. Julia Roberts is always good, of course. I have a feeling that the book would be even better. She goes thru so much inner transformation that I'm sure the book would have a lot more to say on that score, you know? It was fascinating to see the three completely different cultures, too, in the parts of the world she visited.
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Well, I think I might try to doze in my chair here until Caroline comes. ;)
I ate--now I'm praying--would love some sleep--ROFL!!
And as soon as I get some precious winks I'll be back with part four. :):)

11 comments:

  1. *gets out his hypnotist watch and swings its slowly in front of you*

    You are getting sleeeeeeee-peeeee... verrryyyyy sleeeeeeee-peeeee...

    ...and falls asleep at his deck at work.

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  2. Oh....you will make yourself sick if you don't get more sleep. Please take care of yourself. Karma needs you to feed her. LOL

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  3. Those were pretty neat night time pics. The streets look well decorated for the holidays, too.

    I hope you get some sleep soon. I finally got some. I stopped taking the one med and went back to the other. Slept for 7 straight hours last night. :)

    Hmm...somehow I missed part three. *goes to read it*

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  4. just checking in on you. Sounds like you're remembering a lot with your stories. I haven't seen that kind of cat treats either, so it may be something from just over there.

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  5. Iggy--It must have worked!! I just slept almost 11 hours!! Hurray! :):):)

    Parsley--Giggles! Yes-Karma would be pretty worried if there was no human food and poop-scooper slave around. :)

    AliceKay--I like any old lights at night all year round. Glad you got some sleep, too. :)

    Sue--I'm thinking, also, that we might not have these over here. I've got Leah on the lookout, too. :)

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  6. Good to hear you got some much needed sleep (your comment to Iggy's)! The street pictures were kinda cool.

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  7. Deanna--Yes! I was soooo happy to sleep! I started having trouble with genuine insomnia (not the sleeping around the clock stuff) when I hit menopause. It still comes and goes, but infrequently and not a constant problem like it was for a few years there. I've always been a night person and had irregular hours, but when I was tired I could sleep--no problem. Never knew what it was like to be so tired your eyes burn and you absolutely cannot sleep. Sucks! I am glad it is fading away. Ought to, by cracky, as I'm heading on 60--ROFL!! :) :)

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  8. I can't wait to see what you do with your Copics!! You will TOTALLY love them!!

    Check out this crafter on YouTube:
    http://www.youtube.com/user/suzannejdean

    I watch all her videos, some over and over!, to learn how to make the most of my Copics!

    Also check out this site:
    http://www.creativeplaystamps.com

    They have EVERYTHING and they have the best prices anywhere - I know, I've checked!! I purchased two sets of 72 Ciao markers (all that are available) on ebay, and have been adding to my collection with Sketch markers individually. Ciaos are a lot cheaper, but I like that the Sketch don't roll around and have the color code on the cap - easier to find what you're looking for.

    Be sure to download a free copy of the Copic color sheet, so you can see what you have already and don't accidently order the same color twice. Just ask me how I know this, lol!!!!

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  9. Jeannie--I have been looking at some things about copics on line for over a year. I actually had already subscribed to Suzanne Dean's videos. You're right--there is so much on youtube! I'm looking forward to playing with my new toys--hehe!

    I looked at the link for Creative Play Stamps and right now--the one I ordered from beats them in prices on what I bought.
    http://www.stampingscrapping.com/
    I've never ordered from these people before, but they did have it packed and in the mail within 8 hours right after Christmas--was impressed with that. Due to arrive on the 3rd. We'll see what shape everything is in on arrival. ;)

    Funny--I liked the Ciaos BECAUSE they were oval and not square--hehe! I tend to not like holding square pens or markers.

    Anyways, I used my Christmas money for them. Usually $149 to over $200 and they were on sale for $114.99! Happy, happy me! I'd never have gotten them without the Christmas money! Soon! Soon! ;)

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  10. I hope you got some sleep in the end!

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  11. Tori--It's been better after that. Some nights really good even. :) I hope you start sleeping better. It is so hard to sleep with a cough. :(

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