Monday–Just Blogging

July 6, 2009 at 4:17 pm 2 comments

Just got finished stringing some green beans my mom brought me for supper.  It’s nostalgic to do it, but man, am I glad for store bought green beans!  I started sitting out in the sun, but it got too hot in about fifteen minutes, so I moved to the breezy porch.  Aaah–what long summer days are for, I suppose!  Getting ready to go see if I have my first garden zucchini for supper!

Feeling very rested today.  Got to sleep in uninterrupted this morning.  Finally!  My sleep has been very interrupted in the mornings lately.  Seems to throw me off all day.  I must be going to bed too late.

Did some Cricut tests today, hope to post those results soon.  Some fonts and doodlefonts print fine, but best to do in advance during chores and have for projects…they take too long for the Cricut to draw them “on the fly”.  In any case, still so unique that I keep buying them.  I like having things different than on the standard Cricut cartridges, and I like paying a lot less for them. A lot quicker to get trendy designs to use fonts than to wait for a cartridge.

Well, off to see what else I need to be tackling!  I hear the buzzer to the drier going off!

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Holly @ Crownlaiddown  |  July 6, 2009 at 7:34 pm

    Hope the day ended as wonderfully as it began for you sweet friend!

  • 2. Holly @ Crownlaiddown  |  July 6, 2009 at 8:52 pm

    I tried to find you on Facebook…if you are on there, use my email and ask me to be a friend, OK?

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