Thursday, September 14, 2017


I missed last week's posts because school started on Wednesday and I had homework do on Saturday. (online classes are great and terrible.) I am very angry with WCJC right now. I like to get my books together before the semester starts. I got one version of the book from the school and an older (cheaper) version on Chegg, there were exactly three pages that were different so I copied the pages and decided I would take the more expensive book back to WCJC when I went. Unfortunately I forgot my receipt on Thursday, my first day of in person classes, and they won't take the book back after the first week of school (I had to bring it back by Monday). Despite the fact that they didn't have people working there until Tuesday of that week. Their week is apparently 3 1/2 days.  
Whats worse: I totally forgot that the book store closes at Noon on Fridays and missed them. So I decided to mail the book back, the website said they would count it if it was post marked before the end of the week. No word yet on whither it worked or not.
I am also mad at WCJC because the school cut off half of one of the parking lots so I'm having an even harder time finding a parking space than I normally do during the fall semester (there seems to be fewer students in the spring). 
I have several other reasons for hating WCJC, but these are the most recent.

Here is a picture of the coyote I saw Monday when I got up. That is my back fence. I took this picture from my back door. He was very frightened and obviously very young. He couldn't seem to figure out how to get home without getting too close to the "scary" horses in the neighbor's pasture. No idea how it got their without passing them in the night. 

Thursday, August 31, 2017


I live Southwest of Houston. Thankfully we're fine, just a little water damage where the roof leaked and the green house roof got ripped up a little. I heard at least 3 different tornadoes go by when Harvey made landfall, I have a feeling one of them did pulled the shingles off. But other than that we're fine. I know a lot of people cannot say the same...
   I am very thankful that while I spent all Friday and Saturday moving things up off the ground we did not get flooded. Now Mom and I are going to go through everything playing "keep, sell, donate".

 I hope everyone out there stays safe and dry.

Thursday, August 24, 2017


I decided to get creative and try to make up a new pattern for booties. So far all I have is the sole.
  I'm not even sure about the colors. My mom says they look a like a carrot. But at least you should be able to find them if you're in a hurry.
I was going for something gender neutral so I could give the prototype to whichever family member has a child next.

  Why make a new pattern, you ask? Because the other one took too long to make. My cousin had twins a few years ago and I wasn't able to make both pairs before the shower; I ended up having to ship them a week later. I'd rather not have to do that again.
  I've been stuck trying to figure out what type of stich I should make the top part out of. I think I'm going to have to just bite the bullet and make one. I'm leaning towards a slip stich pattern like this pair of socks I made that my mom loves.

Sorry I didn't post for a couple of weeks, I've been working on getting ready for school. Classes start on the 28th assuming we're not underwater. Hopefully it won't be that bad.
      Have a bat-tastic day everyone!

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Wire spider

The other day I got bored and decided to see if I could make a spider out of some scrap wire. In my defense my Pinterest feed was full of pictures of them. I didn't like the way the ones I made following any of the web tutorials came out, so I made up my own.
 I think it needs a larger bead for the abdomen, but I like the way the wire looks.  What do you think?

 If I can find more larger holed beads I might make some to sell.

      Thank you for reading. I will Please have a bat-tastic day!