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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Testing and Tornadoes

     I . . . am . . .tired.  Okay after a normal day of school, I am tired but testing really wears you out.  Walking in circles and reading in a robot voice is not fun.  Apparently I am also brain dead.  Or so you would think.  I got home on Friday after three days of this and thought I would splash some cold water on my face so I could make it through dinner without falling asleep.  Good idea.  Except I really should have thought about taking off my glasses first!  Then I got ready to put some creamer into my hot chocolate.  I shook it up - like always - except I usually put the lid on it.  Oh my.  My brother may be ready to cart me off to the "funny farm".  I perhaps will recover! 
     Then there is the weather of the last few days.  Since staying with my grandmother a lot as a child, I have had to work hard to overcome some storm anxiety.  But let the weather be like it has been for the last few days - the mention of tornadoes and severe storms . . . my overcoming goes sort of out the window.  Hopefully that is now over for awhile.  They missed my area, but were very close. 
     Every Inchie Monday's word was implausible.  This was a very tough assignment.  But what is more unrealistic and unlikely than a flying pig?
     It seems implausible, but after over 100 Diva challenges, I actually did not get one up on time.  Yes, it did drive me nuts, but I had to spend the weekend and a few evenings working on the book submissions I told you about last post.  But even if it wasn't on time, I decided to post it anyway.  So here is Diva's challenge for Earth Day.  He turned out so cute I had to share.
     Now for this week's challenge.  We had to use the tangle "Camelia".  I think it is a very pretty tangle, but until now I hadn't used it very much.  It never seemed to fit where I needed it.  After playing with it a bit, I may have to work harder to find a place to use it. 
      Now if I could only find time and inspiration to finish the couple of journal pages I am behind in.  Maybe this week-end.  We will see.
      Thank you for dropping by and visiting.  Leave me some much needed sunshine! 

15 comments:

  1. Wonderful artwork and a fantastic inchie. Hope the weather has improved for you

    Chrissie x

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  2. I lovge your drawings. The pig and the earth look so happy.

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  3. Oh I love your Inchie!! Good idea! Your Earth day is way too cute and I love your Camila too! Awesomeness!! Share Humanity

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  4. I see sunshine in your Earth-day tile, it's so very friendly and cute.
    Your Camilia is great, I love the way you present this.
    I'm pleased to hear that you are safe from this horrible weather.

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  5. Fabulous inchie, and great tangles.

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  6. That's the cutest inchie and I love your Earth Day too. Weather sounds as if it has been horrendous.

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  7. Oh I love your flying piggy! He's cute.

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  8. Wonderful tiles, and I especially love your flying pig. Hoping for sunshiny and restful days ahead for you.

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  9. Well, you may have had a heavy week but your tiles are great! Really lovely. Axxx

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  10. Love all of the work you did. Glad you were safe during th bad weather. We also were spared. Keep your chin up. Things will get better.

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  11. Beautiful works of art & so cheerful! Loving your earth and pig. I hope you made it through the storms safely. Peace.

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  12. All three pieces are great! Your Earth Day tile made me smile because it is so darn stinkin' cute!

    Keep smiling,

    Jacque
    www.tanglebright.com

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