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Sunday, January 24, 2010

Brightening Up January

At such a drab time of year, it's important to keep tabs on the fun things in life. Here are a few of the things that brightened up my weekend:

1. Sunny, yellow tulips!

2. Discovering one of your favourite art stores has wood-backed lino blocks back in stock!

3. Finally putting one of your favourite Kid Icarus cards to good use! (Happy Birthday, Robin!)

4. Golden Retriever Puppies! (Specifically, the 3-month-old golden retriever puppy that your sister just bought)

Mid-January might not be the most inspiring time of year, but the cold weather sure helps keep a gal inside and productive. I finished an important goal this weekend - Number 7. Write on the theme of the 'uncanny'. My writing took the form of a five part short story and although it's still in rough draft form, I think it's a pretty interesting/creepy idea. I also did some brainstorming for other projects, but nothing worthy of actually scratching something else off the list.

I hope you all have your own bright things to keep your January cheery! A puppy definitely helps.


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  2. I was going to ask you about which art store! Gwartz Art Supplies - cool!

    That puppy is mad cute.

    Yay to crossing off items on the list!

    sorry for the deleted comment. I wasn't happy with a typo.

  3. What a cheerful post! A yay from me, too, for getting through your list :)
    Boy am I ever excited to see the fates of those lino blocks...!

  4. The puppy gets cuter by the day... it's unreal!

    Tanya - No worries about the deleted post. I love imperfections in printmaking, but typos are always frustrating.

    Grace - Thanks! I'll be sure to post as soon as I've made some progress.