Journal Archive 2009

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~ journal entries with drawings
+ journal entries with creations
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2009 Tags
crochet (15) garden (14) vegan (8)

january (10) february (28) march (5) april (30)
may (31) june (5) july (31) august (2)
september (22) october (8) november (32) december (1)

January 2009
All January Blog Entries

1 Jan · Happy New Year
Review of 2008 intentions and making goals for 2009
3 Jan · Crochet
My newest project, learning how to crochet. Tag: crochet
5 Jan · mp3
mp3 player and current play list
9 Jan · Week 1
Randomness about my first work week of the year.
11 Jan · More Vegan
Think Vegan, 365 Tag: vegan
16 Jan · Day Job Happiness
Getting hired on at my temp job!
17 Jan · Mouse Blankets
Learning to crochet. And a drawing. Tag: crochet
23 Jan · Projects
never enough time to work on my projects
26 Jan · next month
Setting up for some daily blogging in Feb

February 2009
All February Blog Entries

1 Feb · Am I ready?
Ack, February snuck up on me! Tag: vegan
2 Feb · Argh
hurt my leg walking home from work :(
3 Feb · hm
funny story...
4 Feb · too grumpy
5 Feb + Crochet Chaos
First two crocheting projects are not going so well. Tag: crochet
6 Feb · Ad Free Blog
Advertisements on blogs annoy me to no end!
7 Feb · Week 1
Review of my crappy first week of daily blogging. Tag: crochet
8 Feb + Crochet Yay
My first finished dish cloth! Tag: crochet
9 Feb * Making Vegan Lunch
Photo Tag: vegan
10 Feb * um, a leaf
just a photo
11 Feb · Doom
I'm a doomer.
12 Feb · Books and eReading
oh how I love my eBooks.
13 Feb · day job
14 Feb · quiet weekend
Some postcards, some crochetting and downloading an MP3
15 Feb · want
Wanting a new computer.
16 Feb * mmm, cookie bars
vegan chocolate chip cookie bars, yum. Tag: vegan
17 Feb * um, some leaves
A photo I took last autumn.
18 Feb · Darwin
I like to read Darwin.
19 Feb * um, a kitty
xmas photo of Poudre the cat
20 Feb · slow week
Yay Weekend!
21 Feb * a squirrel
Droopy Tail, the squirrel.
22 Feb · cars and driving
Thinking about cars.
23 Feb · sick
24 Feb · um
Trying to get better. a bit about Braille.
25 Feb · a box
A box from Amazon. I love giving myself presents! Tag: crochet
26 Feb + odds and ends
A sandwich and my crochet projects. Tag: crochet
27 Feb * yay the weekend
Trying to figure out what is next
28 Feb · obsessions
crocheting and blogging Tag: crochet

March 2009
All March Blog Entries

7 Mar · oof
hard week that encroaches on my weekend, but oh well.
13 Mar · Let the Drinking Commence
an Art Journal magazine. Fictionwise. and my crocheting.
15 Mar · weekend over
The book I read, Under a Green Sky, about global warming.
20 Mar · Sighs
another week without blogging, ack.
22 Mar · Yarn Ethics
Thoughts about wool, cotton and acrylic yarns. Tags: crochet, vegan

April 2009
All April Blog Entries

1 Apr · Begin
A blog posting month!
2 Apr · Snuggle
My current crocheting project. Tag: crochet
3 Apr · Meta
4 Apr · busy saturday
or, Not a Garden Plot at the Community Garden. Tag: garden
5 Apr * PostCrossing
Getting bored with the postcards I usually send out.
6 Apr · monday chat
do I ever have anything interesting to say??
7 Apr · tuesday chat
nothing interesting
8 Apr · wednesday chat
the Macs at the day job.
9 Apr · Booking Through Thursday
How many books do you normally read at one time?
10 Apr · friday chat
11 Apr · saturday chat
I bought a bike today!
12 Apr + First Snuggle Done!
With Boo and Twitch photos Tag: crochet
13 Apr · gram
news article about my grandma.
14 Apr · a list
things I am proud of
15 Apr · wednesday chat
reading stuff
16 Apr · not drawing
17 Apr · ugh
sugar is not good.
18 Apr · sweet weekend
a happy relaxed saturday
19 Apr · projects
Got some stuff done this weekend
20 Apr * monday
our tiny back yard garden. with a photo. Tag: garden
21 Apr * tuesday
My shooting star wildflowers. Tag: garden
22 Apr · Earth Day
my grumpy earth day
23 Apr · E Day Cont
grumpiness continued
24 Apr · Wildlife List
Creatures I see walking to and from work
25 Apr * community garden!
Our first working trip to our community garden plot. with a picture of the weeds! Tag: garden
26 Apr · postcards
I like them, okay?!
27 Apr · books
Fantasy books
28 Apr + crochet
My next project, a bag to hold my string Tag: crochet
29 Apr · biking
rode my bike for the first time
30 Apr · thursday
Planning some drawing, but not actually drawing yet! ha.

May 2009
All May Blog Entries

01 May · Happy Friday!!
A good day and projects for the weekend.
02 May ~ Productive Saturday
... and a drawing with the new markers.
03 May * photo
raindrops on lupine
04 May * more raindrops
Photo of the kale flowers.
05 May · music
A new Internet radio station at the day job.
06 May · Wetlands
it's American Wetlands Month
07 May · time issues
not enough time, as usual
08 May · garden
Planting things!!
09 May * Yay Wetlands
Photo of some ducks on the wet prairie.
10 May · Vegan
To celebrate and honor mothers of all species, please Go Vegan.
11 May · Yay!
Happy Birthday Me!
12 May ~ Avatars
My random avatars
13 May * Camas
Photo of a camas flower.
14 May · Booking Through Thursday
Last weeks BTT, Graphic Novels
15 May · garden
just watching SO chop down more weeds.
16 May · saturday
17 May · sunday chat
Thinking about my business trip on tue/wed.
18 May * photo
photo of dandylions
19 May · tuesday AM
quick type before work...
20 May · Copic Certification
Yay Me!
21 May * Copic
A bit about yesterday's art class.
22 May · Yawn
Plans for the weekend
23 May * ~ Copic Continued
More thoughts from my Copic Certification class.
24 May * garden
still killing the poor weeds.
25 May + Crochet
Yay, my market bag is finished!
26 May · oof
planning the next crochet project
27 May · random
it's random okay.
28 May · more random
SO gardens and I think about crocheting.
29 May · randomness on hobbies
yep, more random.
30 May · lazy saturday
reading Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
31 May · fizzled out
The end of my two month streak of daily blogging

June 2009
All June Blog Entries

6 june ~ Drawing Day
Yep, drawing.
7 june * Garden
Stuff from Saturday Market is planted.
11 june · Offline
See ya later.
19 june · Back Online!
21 june * weekend and garden
lazy weekend and flowers in the garden

july 2009
All July Blog Entries

1 july · another month of blogging
So many projects.
2 july · ARGH!
pissed off about not getting my holiday.
3 july · okay...
Finally, the weekend.
4 july * piggies
guinea pig cuteness
5 july * fireworks
Pics from yesterdays firework display
6 july · garden
Our plants, no photos.
7 july · ebooks
List of a couple of my favorites.
8 july · weird death-defying disease
feeling icky
9 july · email
Goal: clear out the email this month.
10 july * garden
with photos, lovely tiger eye.
11 july * paper journal
binding up paper journals
12 july · odds and ends
postcards and vegan bread
13 july · other projects
need more time.
14 july · BTT: Niche
What niche books do you read?
15 july * Copic homework
Making Hand Color Charts for work.
16 july · blogging thoughts
Blogging about the things I am not doing is bad?
17 july * peas
we ate our first pea pods from our garden today!
18 july * saturday
Me: not interesting. SO: good photo.
19 july * crochet
Dog blanket for Snuggles Project is done
20 july * um.
just a pic
21 july * BTT: Unread + TBR
the Unread book piles
22 july * paper journal
top border designs on two pages from my paper journal.
23 july · BTT: Preferences
Quick answers.
24 july · this and that
getting sick? Hot week in store for us. and deer on the sidewalk.
25 july * that and this
bad photo of the deers walking through the parking lot yesterday evening.
26 july · vegan language
27 july · hot
complaining about the heat
28 july · list of 100 books
list of the UKs best loved novels
29 july · the hot and the cold
30 july · okay
31 july · yay friday
the end of daily blogging for a while.

August 2009
All August Blog Entries

2 aug * community garden
Our first volunteer sunflower bloom.
31 aug · Plagued with Indecision
to blog or not to blog.

september 2009
All September Blog Entries

1 sept · one
Things I might type about, if I'm going to type.
2 sept · two
Girly stuff from the vegan store. Tag: vegan
3 sept · BTT, Recent Big
Whats the biggest book youve read recently?
4 sept * garden (in august)
oh sweet, but doomed, wildflowers. Tag: garden
5 sept + crochet projects
Back to crocheting. Tag: crochet
6 sept · a list
Things I like to get done on the weekends.
7 sept ·
death in the family
8 sept * garden pics
cucumbers and green tomatoes. Tag: garden
9 sept · PostCrossing
one year anniversary at PostCrossing
10 sept * pic
sunflower photo
11 sept * garden
pic Tag: garden
12 sept * dust collectors
A pic from my computer area
13 sept · crochet
the xmas scarf is not going so well. Tag: crochet
14 sept · at the Copic warehouse
Trace Pads delivered today.
15 sept · driving
Not so much driving
16 sept * Flowers in the Garden
Marigold and Cosmos Tag: garden
17 sept · BTT, Recent Enjoyable (not)
What's the most enjoyable, most fun, most just-darn-entertaining book you've read recently?
18 sept * another flower lesson
Morning Glories and Marigolds Tag: garden
19 sept * um
photo of clouds needs a little something extra. not sure what, tho.
20 sept · Answer meme
A few random questions from an interesting meme.
21 sept · Yay Worms
how I love our friends the worms.
26 sept * Twitch
in loving memory of Twitch, who died unexpectedly

October 2009
All October Blog Entries

8 oct * Hmm
a photo and trying to get back into the swing of real life.
9 oct ~ Computer
a new computer
10 oct · setting up
Setting up the new computer, Sheep. Also a new computer for SO.
11 oct · on the computer called Sheep
Still setting up
16 oct · computer update
downloading updates, weekend project: hook up printer and handheld.
17 oct * not recycling computers
Very sad about Sheep who has no backwards compatibility with the old hardware.
23 oct · bah
not a good week.
25 oct · Blogging and Journaling
Thoughts about blogging daily and an Art Journal article in the most recent Smithsonian magazine

November 2009
All November Blog Entries

1 nov · uh oh
So much to do...
1 nov · Other Daily November Projects
NaNoDrawMo, DrawMo, NoNoJouMo...
2 nov · the About Button
an Introduction
3 nov · Grocery Run
my Vegan shopping list
4 nov · Random Things
Sun dog, vegan happiness, camera.
5 nov · Booking Through Thursday
from 15 oct, "weeding" your book collection?
6 nov * Photo Friday
Photo of Boo the guinea pig and some autumn leaves.
7 nov · Vegan Things
random vegan things
8 nov · Sci Fi Reading
Some good links to find the next book to read.
9 nov * Spider!
Photos of someone who built a web right outside my window
10 nov · Currently
Reading, hearing, computering, and not a postcard
11 nov · GP Play
Guinea pigs DO play!
12 nov · at the Copic Warehouse
The back of my head is Internet Famous again!
13 nov · Photo Friday?
Not a real photo!
14 nov · Mid-Month Project Update
15 nov · eBooks
Buying some, and making free ebooks from Project Gutenberg!
16 nov · swine flu + cats
cats get swine flu? :(
17 nov * sleepy ducks
just a photo
18 nov · audio books
listening at the day job
19 nov · BTT: Too Short
Is life too short to read bad books? Yes!!
20 nov · A Day Off
getting some crocheting done. And links to some lovely free, fine art desktop wallpapers.
21 nov * Photo, uh, Saturday
22 nov · well
Lazy weekend and a list of the magazines I subscribe to.
23 nov · Bike
my green bike
24 nov · Liars
2 out of 3 people lie about the books they read. ha.
25 nov · Amazon Grocery
nori and miso
26 nov · Free To Be
it's a link
27 nov * Photo Friday
28 nov * Projects Update
Actually doing pretty well.
28 nov * NaBloPoMo Prize
National Blog Posting Month: Prize I am donating, Glitter Pens
29 nov * markers
my Sketch Copic markers
30 nov * Yay
Made it to the end of National Blog Posting Month, successfully!
December 2009
All December Blog Entries

3 dec * First Freeze
photo of frozen spider webs

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