Sunday, April 17, 2011

Black Aida Woes

So, I have a WIP and I keep stalling on it mostly because it is on black Aida. It is so time consuming because I can't find the holes (that's what she said). I feel like it would be easier to light it from underneath or to put it on a scroll. Are there any suggestions out there to ease the troubles with working on black?

Friday, April 15, 2011

Yay April!

April seems to be an amazing month so far. It started out with getting my informative speech done and nailing it. A 192 out of 200 is not too shabby. I've been getting caught up on all my school work and it looks like I am going to make it through all 4 of my classes this semester. It's a very amazing feat for me.

Derby has been going well. My team traveled to Tulare and competed in a tournament and won! Three games and three wins in one day. I've also become so determined to bust through this plateau. I haven't lost weight in months and have totally stalled out so this week I got super focused. I was amazing on my eating this week and made sure to refuel after workouts, I even got to bed on time. All this led up to an AMAZING practice Thursday night and it's going to continue until tomorrow's game.

The only thing that's missing is crafting, video game playing and reading something other than a text book, but I know to do all I am doing now I have to give up some things or severely reduce time spent on them...but only for a short while. I'm doing well in school and I'm starting to kick serious ass at derby (at least compared to where I started) and I don't want to give those things up right now.

Monday, April 4, 2011


So Brian went on a Minecraft kick this weekend, not playing but watching You Tube videos. While Minecraft does pique my interest, I cannot bring myself to pay $20 for that game, especially since I really don't have the time to dedicate to it and most especially since I will probably get addicted to it and fail classes.

But, I digress, this is not about my avoidance to playing it. It is about the You Tube videos. Specifically videos from Coestar. More specifically this gem titled Blighthouse Now what is so great about this video? Nothing really, I suppose, until you realize, like I did, how much it sounded like the Delicious Dish . It made me ROFL...for like 10 minutes. I got the hiccups.

*Disclaimer* I am often easily amused and usually laugh at my own jokes longer and harder than anyone else, so I will not be offended if you didn't find that revelation as hilarious as I did.