In about a month I have a bead show and I'm struggling to come up with 'new' things. Many of the 'cute' beads I make are 3D and in my opinion more collectible than wearable so this weekend I worked on the wearable aspect and came up with these bears which should lay flat. Yea or Nay? Also, owls and penguins because I can :-)
One Southwest Side elementary principal — who along with others did not want her name printed for fear of retribution — said in a telephone interview that since Aramark took over the school, it has developed a problem with bugs and rodents that are feasting on garbage and on spilled drops of milk on floors that aren’t being cleaned enough, she... - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
My ex-neighbors moved away when they were expecting their first child. They're friends with the people who live in that house now, and they're visiting tonight. The husband brought their now 6 month old son over to meet me. HE'S SO DAGGONE CUTE & when he smiled at me it made my whole entire day! I'm really touched that he brought the baby over here
My mom, 4 and a half years cancer free. At each successive checkup, I look forward to, rather than dread, hearing the results. Each time, I am so grateful for the doctors, nurses, and medical staff she has worked with along the way, especially the specialist she worked with at Virginia Mason. Hasn't been easy, but so worth it <3
Doorbell rings. Usually, on weekdays, that's UPS dropping off an item and the truck's gone by the time I get to the door. But...today's Sunday. And there's a smiling USPS (not UPS!) employee, having just dropped off Gray's Anatomy Season 10, which we ordered with free ("5-8 day shipping") and which shipped on Friday.
"My best friend and militant environmentalist made an interesting point about all this to me yesterday: why are we focusing all of our energy on saving water on a personal level when the vast majority of water is being used by businesses?" — Mike N. https://m.facebook.com/story...
The love: my blood work came back much, much better than I anticipated. The bitch: I had to get blood drawn again today because they didn't do TSH and T4 on the original draw, which I thought had been ordered.