This Odd Post is dedicated to Adelaide and her Little White Pup Oh! The Stories they have to tell! Naturally, none of us have pups that could possibly inspire a cartoon. I mean, perfectly behaved pets rarely make for interesting cartoons, right? However, in the interest of helping Jim, the artist, earn his fair share … Continue reading Draw A Dog–Its FUN!
Month: January 2010
Cupcake Plot Succeeds
Cupcake Culprits! # 6 is missing for a reason There is a cupcake shop at the mall where I went to pick up my Mac from the Apple store. I decided to stop in and pick up two chocolate cupcakes with sprinkles - a nice treat for Cole and me on the way home from … Continue reading Cupcake Plot Succeeds
Music the Sounds Of Sorrow
(Click to play Video) Music. Up until Joe died, I mostly ignored it or turned it off. I had no idea music could suck me up, spin me around, shake me up, and dump me on my head. Who knew? Well obviously, not I. Joe enjoyed all kinds of music ranging from Sara Brightman to … Continue reading Music the Sounds Of Sorrow
Waffle Irons Are Not Just For Bacon!
Waffle Irons are for more than bacon! Click to play video WOW! How cool is this! Not only can we make BACON! HASH-BROWNS! QUESADILLA’s, and S’MORE’S on our Waffle Iron, we can make WAFFLES!! My Mom’s Waffle Iron Cleaning Tip: While your waffle iron is still hot….. Brush Crumbs off (we dedicated a new green … Continue reading Waffle Irons Are Not Just For Bacon!
Fly Art! Time Flies!
Fly Art! I saw these pictures and thought--WOW! Here is an Odd way to amuse yourself on a slow day. Directions to for creating your own Fly Art creations: Swat a few flies. Let them dry for one hour. Grab a pencil and let your imagination take off! Oh sure you are thinking...I am spending … Continue reading Fly Art! Time Flies!
Grief is Not Having a Spouse to Blame
I just had words with Joe as I ran upstairs and downstairs with a plunger. “JOE! I did not plan to try to manage hearth, home, high school applications, and hounds without you!” “I know,” he answered. “I planned for you to be around so everything that never got done, did not work or was … Continue reading Grief is Not Having a Spouse to Blame
Bionic Ears! I Can Hear You NOW!
The other day when I picked Cole up from school, I asked him if he noticed anything different about me. He glanced at me briefly, said no, and went back to the toilet paper app on his iPhone. “Cole,” I said in my calm mother voice, “Let’s try this again with a little more effort … Continue reading Bionic Ears! I Can Hear You NOW!
Waffle Iron-Creates Sizzling Bacon!
Click to watch video! For more great odd and wonderful ways to use your waffle iron stop by the Waffleizer Alton Brown (the person who Cole insists knows everything, absolutely everything about food, also makes Bacon in A Waffle Iron. Update! I just made Quesadilla's on my waffle iron and they turned out perfect!! In … Continue reading Waffle Iron-Creates Sizzling Bacon!
Coyotes Lifted My Spirts
Neighborhood Coyotes. I woke up in a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad mood. The anticipated snow day did not happen, yet there was enough snow to make everything harder. The trip to school was slow and slippery, and my 13 year-old passenger's mood matched mine. After my school run, I tried to come up … Continue reading Coyotes Lifted My Spirts