Friday, September 28, 2007

I've Been Tagged!

I know, I know! I said I would work on this last week. But like I said before, I have no time. I would love to take one of those Time Management classes, but I don't have the time for it.

Tina in Wonderland tagged me, here are the rules:

1. Link to your tagger and post rules
2. Share 7 facts about yourself, some random and some weird
3. Tag 7 people at the end of post and list their names
4. Let them know they were tagged by a comment on their blog

I can almost guarantee the things I list will not be interesting, and probably not random or weird, but here it goes.

1) I'm planning on going to college at Cleveland State University, and I'm double majoring in Journalism and Spanish.

2) I've considered myself a Democrat since the age of 13. I'm still not old enough to vote, but I'm counting down the months until I can in the next presidential election. My friends think I'm crazy for wanting to vote so badly, I think they're crazy for not caring.

3) I used to play trombone in my high school marching band. I quit after a psychotic lady that can't keep time became our new director. She's still there. When I was in the band we had over 110 people in it. Two years after she came, we're down to under 50. You'd think someone would notice something was wrong.

4) I have a miniature dachshund named Ravenclaw the Half-Blood Princess. Yeah, dogs and Harry Potter are the loves of my life.

5) My favorite food is Chicken Parmigiana. I think it's quite odd that Italian food you get at an Italian restaurant is (around here at least) terrible, but the people in my non-Italian family make amazing Italian food. We also make some pretty awesome Chinese food as well.

6) I used to want to be a veterinarian so bad, but then I realized I might have to hurt animals (you know, shots and stuff), and possibly put them to sleep.

7) Comments on my blog make me happier than a kid in a candy store, so seriously, comment.

Well you know what? I don't know 7 people that haven't already been tagged for this, so I'm just going to go ahead and tag everyone that reads this! Are you up for the challenge?

Monday, September 24, 2007

Finally an actual post

I've been a very very bad blogger as of late. But really, I have an excuse!

The not so fun stuff:
College Applications and Essays
School in general!!

The fun stuff:

Monster Hop Film Fest:
Me with Tom Savini!!
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Me with Bill Hinzman!!
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Honestly one of the best days ever!

Pgh Renfest!

The gorgeous handmade wand my dad bought me!!
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Don't you love it?

Progress on my Wisp!

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It's about half finished.

Sunday, September 23, 2007


Nearly 2 weeks since my last post. I guess I'm busier than I thought. I've made significant progress on my Wisp. I've also been up to quite a lot in the past week or so. I'll be sure to update tomorrow, with plenty of pictures of what I've been doing.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Wouldn`t it be so nice to have time?

Nothing all. I've started on my Wisp for my September Do Something New KAL project. I'm getting frustrated with the House Sweater. 2" on US 3 needles? Yeah right!
I also don't really have time for anything. I've had a crazy amount of school work. I've been in school for 3 weeks, and I've had 6 tests and a research paper already. It's crazy.

I'll update when I have some pictures of everything.

Sunday, September 2, 2007

Latest FO - Tampon Case

Here's my latest project. I designed it myself, but that doesn't really mean much since it was so easy! The buttons came from a woman that was friends with my grandma. Aren't they gorgeous? I think they go really well with the yellow of the yarn. Oh, and see that pretty teapot and platter that the tampon case is on? That's my latest yard sale purchase. I got the set for $12. It's so beautiful. It has a Chinese dragon on both sides and on the platter, and it's hand painted

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You can fit quite a few tampons in here. It's pictured with 4, but there is plenty room for more. It's about 3" x 6 1/2". If anyone would like the directions on how to do this, I'd be more than willing to post them here, but really, it's one of the easiest things in the world to make.

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I've also casted on for my House Sweater! I'll post pictures once I've gotten a few more rows done.

Also, thanks for all the kind comments on my last post! Now that I'm back in school and have gotten used to it I feel a lot better. I guess I just had a case of the back to school blues.