Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong (shadesong) wrote,
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Tew's Day

Same as yesterday plus headache. St00pid weather shifts.

Craft Show
The "feeling rushed" - essentially, I have no way to display my stuff, no business cards, no pricing model, and the stuff I'm doing right now is the experimental, self-teaching-type stuff, not the stuff that's going to be my actual focus. I think it's the display and cards stuff that's getting to me. Because not only would I have to do a lot more pendants and earrings, I'd have to figure all that out. On top of everything else I'm trying to get done this week.

So I think pacing myself would be smarter. I'm glad the idea of the craft show kicked me into making-stuff gear again. But I don't know that I can get all of that *plus* the jewelry done by Friday night and still have the jewelry be as good as I want it to be. Sense-making?

*sigh* I need a wife.

I *am* going to continue making stuff so I can do the craft fair if I feel I'm ready. But I'm not going to drive myself crazy.

They Might Be Giants - they might not be age-appropriate
Next week's TMBG concert has been declared 18+. Which sucks, because we were going to go as a family. So now we're trying to decide whether to

a) return all three tickets and get our money back
b) return just hers and see if we can get a babysitter
c) sell hers to a friend and see if we can get a babysitter
d) sell all three to friends.

Adam? Thoughts?

I'm ticked off about this, really. It was declared 18+ after tickets had been sold. And their last few albums have been kiddie albums. I have no idea why this isn't an all-ages show. I've never heard a TMBG song I wouldn't let Elayna listen to.

Daily Science
"Small World is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. For over 30 years, Nikon has rewarded the world's best photomicrographers who make critically important scientific contributions to life sciences, bio-research and materials science."

Daily BPAL

Pumpkin III: Pumpkin with white chocolate, caramel, pomegranate, and cream.

In bottle: Pumpkin with caramel drizzled on top!

On me: Oh, and there's the pomegranate! Mmm. Tart, sweet dessert.

Pumpkin IV: Pumpkin with cactus blossom, sage, and sweetgrass.

In bottle: Sage and sweetgrass. Ooooh. Desert dusk.

On me: Juicy pumpkin/cactus with a spike of sage.

* Got to run to the Ben Franklin for Sculpey and solder/flux/etc.
* Elayna has homework to do, but when she's done with that, we're going to do science or crafty stuff together, her choice.
* Alternate office decrufting with Making Stuff. Packing outgoing packages counts as decrufting, as it means that things are leaving my damn office.
* Diesel tonight!
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