I have just stated to do more hand drawn decorations rather than using washi tape (which is what I had been using up until the last couple months--so easy). The washi tape is making the journal get fatter and fatter--LOL! And since I don't use many pages per month it is going to take me a good long time to fill up this journal. :)
Oh, and I do keep various lists wherever and they are listed in the index. I even (red) tagged this new one with my/our art & craft goals for the year. (Man! Behind, eh?)
The segments are: Bookbinding, Bookcards, Calligraphy, Cards, Handmade Paper, Sewing-Leah, Sewing-Me, and Watercolors. This is actually my goal (or wishful thinking) list I make up each year instead of resolutions. Just a list of what I would like to do that year if I am lucky. I think the best I have ever done was about half--LOL! But I like it down in writing so that I can easily remind myself all year and add on if I want to. What I don't get to is transferred from year to year. Works for me. :)
The last couple days I have been working on letters.
And what does Miss Karma do all afternoon?
Bouqs.com has some great deals.
Aren't they lovely!!
Thanks, guys! :) :)
Oh, I saw the two grouse again and tried to get a picture. Sorry about the glare off the window.
Miss Karma is going to miss the flower box.
Due to Karma's love of flowers the roses are up on top of the bookcases.
Last night I caught this scene of the tree shadow and a jackrabbit munching grass. I am easily enthralled.
As I was typing away here a heard a tapping on my door. Two ladies were holding a box of flowers from Bouqs.com and asking me if I was Rita? They thought the box had been there since yesterday...but I explained that I had gotten a box yesterday!? This one had my name on it, too?? That was sweet of them because I had already gotten mail today and it wasn't there. (So the person who delivered the flowers never buzzed me either day.)
Anyways, I opened it enough to see it was another box of two dozen red roses!! So I called Leah to find out if these were a mistake and supposed to go to another grandma or what was going on. No, these were mine. Leah said she had a coupon for more roses for the same price--but she didn't think it was for four dozen--thought it was for two dozen. So she is going to check and make sure that either it was a deal for four dozen or make sure that they didn't charge her twice. I told her she could have a couple dozen for Mother's Day--but she passed (doesn't like to get flowers). I tried--LOL!
So, being as these are my only two larger vases, they are really jam packed now! I know they aren't arranged quite symmetrically, but it was difficult just getting that many stems into the vases--anyplace at all--LOL! Yesterday's are in the vase to the right and today's the left. :)
This box came with some of the little purple flowers (can't remember what they are called), so I let Karma have one as a little present. She loves it! I played and played with her...she grabs it and gets all upset if I try to take it away...so, of course, that's what I do--LOL! When I went to take a picture of her with "her precious" she thought that because I was next to the chair that I was going to try to steal it--so she would not take her eyes off of it--LOL!
So--roses two days in a row!
Accident or not, wow!
(If cats could talk...and watched movies.)
Just snuck a picture of Karma sleeping on top of her treasure.
Happy Mother's Day for all who will be celebrating tomorrow or thinking of someone they miss. And a very special great big Happy Mother's Day to you, Leah!!
“There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.”