Oct 21, 2010

Thursday Night Thoughts

Hello all. I had a good idea for a new weekly segment and wanted to get it out there. Thursday Night Thoughts is a place where I will talk about things I’ve been doing or thinking about during the week. Since this is a book blog I will try to fit a least a few book related topics in. However, I figure blogs of all kinds are more fun when you know more about the blogger. On to the topics.

Topic 1: My New Cell Phone Rocks!

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Recently my family all got Samsung Vibrants. This is an awesome android smart phone. I love it! Coming from me that means a lot because I used to be the one young person in the universe that hated phones, cell phone or otherwise. I hardly ever used them and didn’t understand how the darn things worked. I know I am so old school. It turns out all I need was a smart phone. I have tons of things to use it for now. I write all my tasks and ideas on the memo pad, put all my events on the calendar, and I can go on the internet. I’m also using it to take tons of pictures and I have an app that uploads them strait from my phone to Photobucket. Hence, the pictures below.

The best part is that I downloaded my book for review on to it. No more carrying around the printed version in my bag. Even better I can listen to music on my phone with my Grooveshark app while reading. I can get books on Kindle too, but I haven't tried that yet. Oh and yesterday I downloaded a free audio book app. Now I can listen to books on it. So shiny!!! I’m trying not to become obsessed, but I don’t think I’m doing very well.

Topic 2: Crochet Queen

I’ve been crocheting queen all this week. It’s something relaxing to do when I watch my DVR recorded TV shows. I’ve found that crocheting keeps me from doing my ADD nervous ticks. I finished a baby blanket this week. After that I got bored and had lots of left over yarn. My mom suggested that I make a baby hat. I finished that a needed something else to do. I decide to find a pattern for a slouchy hat to give my mom. Purple is her favorite color so that was the color I went for. Quite a few people commented on how much they liked it. My aunt asked my to make my little cousin one in pink. I’m halfway finished with it.

Baby Blanket

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Baby Hat

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My mom in her new hat. Isn't she adorable? This was taking with my retro camera on my phone. I really like the Polaroid camera.

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Topic 3: Zazzle It

A long time ago I started a little zazzle store. I just thought I could make some fun t-shirt designs out of my random ideas and digital art. The wacky/cool thing is that lately people have actually been buying things from it. It not a crazy amount, but it’s still rather exciting. Someone bought the Breakfast at Tiffany's shirt today.


Topic 4: October 17th Show Pictures

I didn’t pick a lot of pictures from the show to  post. I couldn't take any of people dancing because I was in the show myself. I went for these four.

Everybody in the show. I still don't know why those two little ones have their hands on their ears. There was no music playing. Hmm... Oh well, everyone still looks cute.

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Me and the two other dance teachers that work for me. We are such good friends.

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Since this is a book blog here are a couple pictures of how our dance school promotes reading.

Dance studio book case. When we run out of room for books at home our old ones come here to live.

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Two of my students doing some pre-show reading.

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That's all folks I hope you enjoyed this. I wrote more that I thought I would. See you later. Keep it shiny!




2 comments:

Sarah said...

Your Mom is so cute! And your students too!

Mad Scientist said...

Yes, the students reading is a priceless picture :)

I do enjoy an evening of knitting and crocheting. Currently working on two shawls. :)

Do stop by some time.

Have a lovely day.

Mad Scientist
http://madsteampunkery.blogspot.com