|Drumming in the New Year - 2015|
|"Crow" maker of my drum|
The next image is of a pinterest find that I wanted to try out. You pull out the center of a TP roll and stuff it into an aluminum can, then fill with rubbing alcohol. It works! Yes, yes, calm down. It was burned safely. I do have an inkling of common sense. I posted this to facebook and my friends went crazy! LOL! The idea behind this is that it is an emergency source for heat. It did put off a ton of heat. The flames look intimidating, they aren't. LOL
I received this card with some washi tapes yesterday. It's so simple!! Why can't I do simple cards?
I made a card last week and recorded the process after I figured out the time lapse setting on my camera. I bought a gorilla tripod off Amazon just for this purpose.
And what a fridged day it was. School canceled because of dangerously cold windchills. I don't know if they will cancel tomorrow but I'm kind of glad they did. At my new employer I wash buses between routes for extra income. During this butt ugly cold spell it's just not possible because it would freeze everything up as most of the buses are stored outside. So instead they ask me to clean the insides and I just hate doing the insides. I end up all achy and hurty. It's a huge trigger for my back pain. I don't have the courage, yet to say something about it. I really enjoy washing them, I dunno what it is about washing a giant bus but it's oddly satisfying...and a great workout that doesn't seem to hurt me as much as trying to get the insides cleaned.
Dispite the cold, I did go out in it. I was on my way to work when they called to tell me school canceled. Couldn't they make this decision sooner in the morning?? I leave before 6am...I kind of have to if I want to warm the engine of the Little Paseo, get coffee and get to work in time to warm up my bus. I wasn't too far into my drive to work so I turned around and went back home. I didn't think I wanted to go back to bed but I ended up doing just that and slept another three hours.
My friend Bellezza sent me a rice bag that you put in the microwave to heat up. It has been so WONDERFUL to have at night. The heating in this apartment is pretty shitty so my bedroom is an icebox in this kind of weather....and an oven in the summer. I warm the rice bag up and stick it under the covers while I get ready for bed (brushing teeth, etc). When I get to bed there is a nice warm patch right where my lower back lays. It helps me warm up rather quickly under the covers, and helps my back to relax, so I tend to fall asleep sooner. It really is a blessing to have this hand-made gift to use!
|Cafe window all frosted up|
Until next time...
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