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I'm pleased you're embracing the random. And at least taking pictures of what you draw before you recycle them!! Perhaps you should sprinkle them randomly about your neighbourhood - like found lists, but better - I'd be so thrilled to come across a piece of artwork someplace unexpected.
It must be something in the air, but this Christmas the teenagers (mine and my brother's) seemed to decide on mass to hang out with us oldies. It was entertaining company for sure. Long may it last!
Toggle Commented Jan 6, 2017 on back to familiar routines at Little Cotton Rabbits
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You know already that I love it - and you can never have enough mittens, in my book!
Our sad tree needs to go too. Kids are off till Monday though and I'm still in holiday slump, so nothing is getting done. On the plus side, reading is happening!
Toggle Commented Jan 3, 2017 on - 1 - Happy New Year at {quilt} while you're ahead
You are good. I can't even seem to get out of my warm pit to kick the eldest out of his to commence yet more revision. I am pig sick of revision and I haven't even had to do it. Poor child. It has meant we have not strayed too far from home or done anything at all exciting in case he feels he is missing out. I've embraced sloth rather embarrassingly enthusiastically - it has been lovely (on the whole)!
Toggle Commented Jan 2, 2017 on *122* at {quilt} while you're ahead
Happy New Year Julie - I'm ready to begin and feeling enthused by the possibilities of this year.
Toggle Commented Jan 2, 2017 on Happy New Year! at Little Cotton Rabbits
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I have a feeling that your space will be the birthplace of many more wonderful things, Megan. Enjoy x
Toggle Commented Jan 1, 2017 on being here (happy New Year) at the scent of water
I have a feeling Amy is going to have the best half term week of all! What beautiful moments you captured this week, Julie. Hope next week brings plenty too. Perhaps being different is what makes them special.
Toggle Commented Feb 13, 2016 on February days at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Your home has such an air of tranquility about it Julie! I resolved to drink more water and work on my tennis goals - mixed success, but I'm still trying with both and that, to me, seems the most important thing.
Toggle Commented Jan 30, 2016 on Sorting at Little Cotton Rabbits
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That orange one is scary! I still mourn the gloves I lost with the silver fingertips that let me use my phone without taking them off. Think I left them in a shop....
Toggle Commented Jan 30, 2016 on *10**2016 at {quilt} while you're ahead
I have sewn a loop on mine (through the handle) clearly stamped with the word FABRIC in big black letters. Woe betide anyone who uses them for other things....
Toggle Commented Jan 26, 2016 on *9**2016 at {quilt} while you're ahead
That was a glorious walk - I feel like I came with you
Toggle Commented Jan 19, 2016 on frosty morning at Little Cotton Rabbits
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1. You are awesome 2. What sadistic teacher sets that as homework? 3. Can we be fitbit friends?
Toggle Commented Jan 14, 2016 on *6**2016 at {quilt} while you're ahead
Sent from my iPhone > On 20 May 2015, at 12:38, "Typepad" wrote: > > > A new comment from "Monica" was received on the post "Rusty, but here." of the blog "Domesticali". If you would like to post a reply to this comment you can do so at the following URL: > > http://domesticali.typepad.com/domesticali/2015/04/rusty-but-here.html?cid=6a00e54fad3669883301b7c78d792a970b#comment-6a00e54fad3669883301b7c78d792a970b > > > Comment: > -------- > This seems as good a place as any to write this and ask this question. Where have all the blogs gone? I read craft blogs especially but more general ones too but they are all dropping off, one by one. Do you know why this might be? Are people just burnt out? > > Surely a blog is a web log - an account of things happening recently, and they don't stop do they? Even if you ostensibly do the same things everyday (and I do), everyday is very different because I am different everyday and my perceptions change. So I don't get why people run out of things to say. If they were readable last month, then they still are today and tomorrow. We don't stop talking to people around us because we have said it all before. > > Anyway, the times they are a changing. Quite sad really. Instagram is not a replacement and neither is Facebook both of which have nothing on a decent blog. Congratulations on those nine years of blogging. It actually seems the older ones are those that are still here. I think it is lack of ulterior motive for starting them in the first place and more of an aptitude for writing for its own sake rather than to market, promote or monetise. A shame how money gets in the way of so many things, for so many people. There was perhaps an innocence in blogging that was replaced by too many people trying to capitalise on it. But without a heart to the writing, that can't work. > > Commenter name: Monica > Commenter email: monicalucy12evans@hotmail.com > IP address: 86.1.110.232 > Authentication: None > > > Comment Actions: > ---------------- > > Unpublish this comment: > > > Delete this comment: > > > Mark this comment as spam: > > > Edit this comment: > > > > Enjoy! > The Typepad Team > > P.S.: Learn more about replying to comments: > http://help.typepad.com/replying_to_comments.html
Toggle Commented May 20, 2015 on Rusty, but here. at Domesticali
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I'm clinging on till Wednesday when I get my solitude back. Though to be fair, now the boys are older, there is less of a divide between term time and holidays as they can be left at home while I go to the supermarket… AGAIN…. which is the inevitable consequence of them being around for 3 meals a day plus snacks and additional friends! Your garden is looking lovely Julie - mine's horrific.
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Oh don't - the curse of the Go-Pro… My hard drive is so crammed with useless pointless footage of teenage high jinks, that I can hear it whirring. I've just had the first of my 'are your boys available" cricket emails. My heart sank. The only saving grace is that if it's sunny at least I can take my shoes off and work on getting rid of my sock tan line. Yes, I have one already. Tragic.
Toggle Commented Apr 20, 2015 on 39-2015 at {quilt} while you're ahead
That looks wonderful! And it's positively beckoning to Spring, which can only be a good thing.
My creativity went awol last year too and looking back I think I've missed it more than I realised. I'd like to say I'm going to make it a priority, but I'm not really sure I am going to. Perhaps just a nod to it's importance will be enough.
Toggle Commented Jan 16, 2015 on sea salt at tiny happy
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I like how clearing up the space round the sewing machine has tipped you into action. My crafting in general has been on such a go-slow of late and I do miss it. Hand quilting flannel does sound wonderful.
Toggle Commented Jan 16, 2015 on Quilt progress at kirstencan
I'm signing up for your knit and bounce classes! And aren't those mini skeins just the coolest thing? But my knitting is on super go-slow at the moment, so I really mustn't buy any more yarn at all. No matter how tempting.
Toggle Commented Jan 16, 2015 on A gentle start at Little Cotton Rabbits
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I love those textured blacky/grey bits. You are honestly just too cool for school. How is each one somehow better than the last? Apart from that one I didn't like, that we shall never speak of again.
Yes, exciting indeed. I'm on my first solo day of 2015 and it's bliss (if a little quiet…)
Toggle Commented Jan 6, 2015 on 1-2015 at {quilt} while you're ahead
What a beauty - lucky you!
Toggle Commented Jan 3, 2015 on My new treasure at kirstencan
Hope the rest of you avoid the lurgy and S bounces back quick. Its 10.45 and I'm the only one to have eaten breakfast - my lot are clearly embracing the loafing element of the holidays!
Toggle Commented Dec 21, 2014 on (144)2014 at {quilt} while you're ahead
Okay - you and Sue are clearly conspiring. I'm going to have to make some tomorrow - we have our final Santa tennis session on Saturday and I need to take a treat - this sounds just the ticket!
Toggle Commented Dec 18, 2014 on Peppermint bark day at Little Cotton Rabbits
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