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Archive for November, 2014

Linda Goes Pyro

Don’t panic!  I’m not playing with matches or anything like that, though I have been known to smoke up the kitchen and permanently bond bread wrappers to the sides of innocent toasters.   :)  I came across a magazine called “Pyrography”–commonly known as wood-burning, of course–and I was blown away by the possibilities!  Wow, there are some artists out there doing downright amazing stuff!  So I’m going to have to dig out my old Walnut Hollow woodburning tool and see what happens.  :)  Check out artist Sue Walters if you’re curious, and there’s an online museum at www.pyromuse.org.

Like I need another art

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Winners and the weekend report

Congratulations to Linda Kroesche and Dennis–you’re our winners for last week.  :)  There’s a brand new contest running now, so if you’d like to enter, simply comment on this blog and you’re in.

Sadly, my brother-in-law’s mom, Betty Lang, passed away.  She was a wonderful woman, and she will be missed.

As for me, I had a lovely, restful weekend, some art-making, some reading, some shopping, some listening to podcasts and audiobooks and, yes, even some music.  Favorite podcasts, as many of you already know, are: Real Ghost Stories Online, Jim Harold’s Campfire, the Paranormal Podcast, Anything Ghost, This American Life,

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Though the term “stick ’em up” is widely used in Western films, it wasn’t actually coined until the 1930’s.