I’ve made some mistakes in my life, like misrepresenting pigs yesterday. I have it on good authority now that a person who worked with pigs for 37 years did NOT have his ears or his nose chewed off in a frenzy of pig snorgling. Apparently, pigs are easily trainable and are very nice to humans. *PHEW*. I am very glad to hear this. However, some are feral and some are just not taught about proper human ears and nose etiquette, and you can’t very well blame an animal if they just don’t know NOT to eat human body parts while the human is still alive. They’re animals! And the tiny ones are cute and soft and won’t eat moving, human appendages full of cartilage. I’m glad we got this sorted out. And I am very, very sorry to any pigs I hurt or offended. I will think twice before writing a panicked blog post about the possibility of being swarmed by pigs like sharks in feeding frenzy.
Oh no. Now I’ve offended the sharks and I’ve watched enough Discovery Channel to know that they don’t even really like the taste of humans. See? More bad info. I can’t stop contributing to the bad information out there.
Speaking of bad choices, look at all the bronzer I was wearing in 1995(ish). That’s a lot of brown make up. I did enjoy wearing that make up at the time because I loved having a tan, despite the fact it was the dead of winter in Canada. I bought the container of small, round, bronze and brown coloured balls at The Body Shoppe and brushed the make up all over my face and neck and concentrated very heavily over my eyes. I also had a lot of blonde hair back then.
This photo popped up in my facebook feed today thanks to Pete! ZOMG. I didn’t realize these photos existed. It was New Year’s Eve at Pete & Kelly’s house back in the day.
Which Mike pointed out was 20 years ago.
Okay. Are you ready for this? I learned a little fact about adorable, pink, peegs. But first, I love the window displays over at Holt Renfrew – the very fancy dress, pants, shoes and purses store. And coats. And make up. Trust me. Everything is fancy over there.
More fun! Less Fuss! I agree. And the next sentiment is very suitable for this horrible fact coming up.
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…you can’t really tell all the seams don’t match up. Certainly from this distance you really can’t tell at all. Heh.
Quilting Guild is SO smart.
I think unofficially, I’ve chosen my theme for 2015 – Use What I’ve Got. I’ve been collecting all sorts of fabrics in the last few years, but haven’t been using them. Now I’m just making myself use them and it’s going to be ages before I use them all up. This 17 1/2 inch X 17 1/2 inch square took only 2 packets of mini-charm squares. I still have another package and a bit to use up, not to mention an entire closet of assorted fabrics. YIKES.
I started this square over this morning (I kept my promise to myself – only sleeping and sewing today. DONE!) because I realized I had sewn it with half inch seams instead of quarter inch seams. CRAP. I fixed it…or so I thought. When I sewed the first pink frame around the square, it was still too small. I had to add another frame around it to make it the correct size. Thankfully this is a scrappy, use what you’ve got quilt pattern, so the correction piece is totally welcome.
This is also a mystery quilt, and the person who is sharing the pattern only gives out the directions for the next section week by week. I’m already a week behind. That’s okay. I get a sneak peak of what’s to come this way. Sneaky!
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I had no idea THIS would be what 325 people would look like last night when I set up the signage for the Global Game Jam at UBC (The University of British Columbia). I got there around 8:30 pm and it was in full swing. Even though there were SO many people, it was strangely quiet in this huge room. All these men and women were focusing every bit of their attention on the games they were making. Some were making characters, some were coding, some were editing sound and/or making soundtracks for the games. It was a very, very busy bee hive.
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