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2017-04-25 08:07 pm
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In Memoriam

Patches stopped breathing a little while ago. She was sixteen years old by the human calendar. She will be missed by all of us including her sister Shadow.


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2017-04-17 06:54 pm

Hairsticks

Before I get sidetracked again, my new hairsticks. Photos follow )
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2017-04-06 07:34 pm
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Owl!

Emily saw a great horned owl at college, and kindly gave me permission to share photos. Just FYI, she has an excellent zoom lens on her camera; she was not up close even though it looks that way.

So: Big Owl on Campus )
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2017-03-13 10:06 am
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Weather Weirdness

A week ago today, we had frost everywhere. Today the highs are going to be in the 80s and 90s. California. [eyerolls]

Also too, I hate loathe and despise daylight savings time with a fiery passion. If I was in charge, it'd be abolished.
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2017-02-05 12:59 pm
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A Superb Owl

Because it's Superb Owl Sunday, and I just remembered, here is a very superb burrowing owl. Courtesy of Emily, from the San Diego River:


San Diego River burrowing owl

Hoot hoot!
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2016-12-19 10:22 am
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2016 Christmas Kitty

Or, the Patches in her native habitat.

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2016-12-08 04:02 pm
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A Very Important Event

Today is...

National Brownie Day!

As it happens, I'm baking brownies right now. I'm timely and didn't even know.
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2016-11-10 04:59 pm
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Made a shiny thing

Earrings for Aged Mum, using some vintage rhinestone focals and rondelles she gave me, red and green miracle beads, and assorted findings. photos follow )
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2016-11-08 10:58 am

I voted

Paul voted. Kitty voted. Emily's voting in San Diego now, but I'm sure she'll have voted by the end of today.

Now all we can do is wait and hope for the best.
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2016-09-17 11:04 am

My Shiny Things

That's my shiny thing, and this is mine, and this is mine... /Cat photos follow )
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2016-09-01 09:13 pm

More Faux Postage

I made a few more stamps.under the cut )
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2016-08-17 06:43 pm

Batty!

I (finally) put together one of my jewelry projects. Batty )
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2016-08-14 05:38 pm
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Something Awesome

It's beastly hot out, and will be hotter tomorrow.

On the other hand, here is something awesome, a movie-style trailer for Ann Leckie's Ancillary Justice, made by a very talented fan called bironic. Link to Ann Leckie's blog post with the video. If you can, watch with sound on; the music is perfect, too.
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2016-08-09 10:24 am

Fantasy Faux Mail Class Part 1

There are so many photos, I decided to break this into two parts. So herewith, Part 1: Ta dah )
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2016-06-28 03:23 pm
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