Yea – I’m boring.

It’s true.  I have nothing exciting to say but had the urge to write.


This week I start another school term.  It’s hard for me to believe that I have approximately one more year and then I’m done.  Does that make me a college senior?  I don’t know??  This term is “Business Plan Prep” and “Leadership”.  I think the Business Planning course sounds rather interesting but I don’t know about Leadership.  We shall see.

Still hanging onto the same cold that DH and I have had since before the New Year.  Quite annoying by now.  Antibiotics are on the menu but I’m still hacking and coughing like a 100 year old smoker.

Since I didn’t make it into work yesterday, I was able to catch up on some sleep and also do a little work on my business.  See labels and some research and I listed a few things in my Etsy shop.  Not a lot but it felt good to work on something that I’ve been neglecting for almost a year.  Yes, a year.  Shameful.

And let me mention… the weather today just sucks!  Yesterday it was hovering around 30-something.  Today, 1.  That’s it. 1 degree.  At least I have a little time to sit by the fire before I go to work.


Back out in the gardens…..

Well, I’m back out in the gardens at work. And what a first day back! I thought I was going to ease my way back into the groove of things after sitting inside all winter but boy was I wrong. First day back we had to move all the HEAVY wood, raised boxes from the kid’s part of the garden. What a workout! But luckily…..I think that will be the most labor intensive thing we have to do this season so I’m glad that’s out of the way. I’m not as sore as I thought I’d be….but sore enough! LOL

My gardens at home look like they survived their first hard winter in our new house. I think at least 90% of the plants survived which is a better number than I first anticipated. Lots of daylilies (which still need more dividing)…most of the shrubs are showing a little green and my transplanted honeysuckle has buds! I don’t think my clematis survived but it could still surprise me.

I have a bidder on a bracelet I put on Ebay! wooohooo! It’ll be my first official ebay sale for my handcrafted jewelry so I’m extremely happy.

Hit a jackpot today on junk jewelry to tear apart. I found 2 glass jars full of old costume jewelry at the thrift store which I’m going to dig into this afternoon. Then we stopped at a rummage sale and I found loads of old glass necklaces that I can’t wait to tear apart also.

I’ve also been working on refining my fork bracelet designs. I “banged out” a couple new ones earlier in the week and they just need to be polished a bit. I’ll post some pics soon.

TTFN (on this beautiful spring day!)


I haven’t written in awhile so I figured I play a little catch-up.
Changes at work… I am working inside the library during the winter. Usually my job is to work in the gardens, but I am doing a variety of jobs in the technical services department as a clerk right now. :o)
Also, I’m going to start writing gardening articles for the library’s newsletter and for the website. They also said they might be interested in my graphics skills. I’m very excited and my first article is due Friday for the January newsletter.
I was also recently commisioned to make glass magnet sets for a wedding! Here’s a photo of the design that the bride and I came up with.

I think this is a nice idea for wedding favors….something I would not have thought of myself. I’m very grateful for the opportunity to be able to make something like this for someone’s wedding though.

Can’t believe all the snow we’ve gotten here! WOW!!!!! Haven’t seen this much snow in years.