To make a nice contrast, I took a picture of this pretty (and aromatic) hyacinth my friend, Karen gave me. We had our banjo afternoon yesterday, and hadn't seen each other for a few months. In between some good chatting we played Christmas Breakdown, the song we chose for the month of December. Better late than never!
Monday, January 27, 2014
Friday, January 24, 2014
We had a good time at band, and are letting our hair down a little since the last two sessions have been recording our Christmas songs. It is nice to not be worried about the little details as much as we explore our new music!
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Monday, January 13, 2014
They liked Lonesome Pine and Edelweis, but the only one who liked Ring of Fire was Joannie. She was also the only one who had ever heard it! I guess I'll have to try harder when I pick a song next month. Any suggestions?
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
I just got back from a long walk with Suzanne, and am shivering from the sweat cooling on me. Time for a hot bath and a warm towel!
Monday, January 6, 2014
I got a new computer for Christmas, with Windows 8 and a touchscreen monitor. Ed spent the weekend setting it up for me.
Sunday, January 5, 2014
She made her own birthday flan, and invited her friends Kim and Ken over to dinner. We made sure not to let the candles melt on the flan and ruin it like we did last time!
Check it out at http://www.lokiusa.com/product_detail.php?id=C132!
The coat came highly recommended from my sister, Annette, who is on a mission in Bismark, North Dakota. She says her Loki jacket has been amazing! If it's good enough for Bismark it ought to work in Duluth!
Thursday, January 2, 2014
It turns out that it takes me an hour to make a 20 minute skirt. If you're interested, here is the link:
One problem is that none of the fabrics we chose could be sewn in a tube, as they all had a pattern that had to go up and down, necessitating two side seams. Then, you have to measure over and over....
The lucky winners winners were:
Ping Pong--Megan Whitlock
Mario Cart--John Nuttall
Tenzi Dice--Lynsey Stephens
2 Player Reactor Game--Dallas Smith
Shoot the Bunny--John Guptill
Here's a slideshow for any of you that would like to re-live the event!