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Wednesday Potpourri

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

I honestly don’t know where the day goes. I always have a plan to accomplish way more than  I  do.  Wednesday  is WW day and that takes a chunk of the morning. I was down a bit, but I have basically been bouncing around the same weight for weeks and I am frankly beginning to feel fat again!! My plantar fasciitis has gotten a lot better so I have added back the afternoon walk. I found a set of great over the counter orthotics that made it better almost instantly. My sister told me that she uses a night splint when hers acts up, so I have ordered one just for the heck of it.

After lunch I spent over 2 hours getting new color and a trim for my hair. I love the color and the haircut. I told Kevin that he is a keeper! Here is a sneak peek:

I spent a little time in the studio. I used my new “crayons” to do some highlighting on one of my quilts per a suggestion from my crit group.

One of my ideas for the water challenge for 12 X 12 is to do a rainy day in Portland with a rainbow caused by the ubiquitous sunbreaks. Here is a peek at photo that I printed on fabric:

In Photoshop, I manipulated the photo to make it lighter and amorphous and printed it on organza. Here it is over the other photo. What I am attempting is a look and feel of a very damp and drizzly day.

I am thinking of cutting the organza in strips and have some of the other photo show through.

Here is our beautiful cherry tree in blossom, from the deck:

Yeah!! Tomorrow is STASH. Can’t wait to spend some time with my friends. I am feeling the need of some good laughs.

Speaking of which, I love the Pickles comic strip and have really related to the theme this week: the wife is grumpy. You can see the strip here. This is especially for Dee!