The Goal: Come up wit a fun Easter Project. Spoiler: I didn't. You see I’ve spent the last couple of weeks pursuing my lifelong dream of being really tired all the time. I've been in a coaster-making frenzy with hundreds and hundreds due. But that's really the definition of a "good problem" isn't it? So,… Continue reading Easter Edition: Mo’ Bunny Mo’ Problems
Ah February and March! Historically it is a slow time for me. Kind of the lull between seasons if you will. Time to catch up, catch my breath, get organized and come up with new ideas. Or maybe just take a little break, play with the dog, spend some quality time….. I’m sorry,…..what? Elvira wants… Continue reading I’m sorry…..what?
The folks at Plaid sent me their new Mod Podge Ultra a few weeks ago I was eager to try it out but couldn't get to it till this week. Mod Podge Ultra is a new spray-on version of Mod Podge that can be used on wood, metal or fabric. As you can see it… Continue reading Mod Podge Ultra and the Tucson Festival of Books (no relation)
Having clawed my way to the very pinnacle of the "He Glues Stuff to Wood" industry I find that I can go for several weeks doing nothing but, well.... gluing stuff to wood which is what I've been doing exclusively of late. You see, over Christmas I was approached by a totally charming couple who… Continue reading A Busy Couple of Weeks
Happy New Year to all of you! I just realized I forgot to do my annual Christmas Season Report. As long-time readers know, every year Christmas, well.... kicks my ass. From being overwhelmed by (and under prepared for) massive coaster orders - to bonking my head on some usually-inanimate-but-for-some-reason suddenly-kinetic object such as a wall… Continue reading Christmas Season Report: Less Ass Kicky than Before
I'm not a big fan of the whole "rushing the holidays" phenomenon. It somehow felt like Halloween was over around the 25th. The displays were down, everything was on "huge reduction" sales etc. I had to keep reminding myself that Halloween hadn't actually happened yet. Having said that.... Please join me as I add to… Continue reading It’s (already?) Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas!
A long put-off project has begun! This blog is being updated! It's not going well! I appreciate your patience as I attempt to overcome insurmountable problems that would fluster even the greatest mind - such as, "why is that picture enormous?" and "why is that font so ugly....and small.....?" One would think those problems could… Continue reading Linda’s Lab – A Very Young Scientist