Tag: creative-pursuits

mountains, with the sun just about to go behind the tallest peak and tall ponderosa pines in the foreground
Hoppy Living

Why I (sorta) quit working

At the beginning of May this year I (mostly) quit my job(s). My idea was to take time off from work, although I’m still doing a minimal amount of things for a couple of different companies. I came up with

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Favorite Photos – April 2019

April was a great month. Spring made itself felt. It was a nice change after the misery that was March. I found myself outside, riding my bike, enjoying the nice weather, looking at flowers, and creating lots of stuff. This

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Creative pursuits

Making my own pinhole camera

When I was a kid, I remember making a pinhole camera out of an oatmeal canister. The ‘film’ was half a sheet of photo paper- torn, not cut and my picture was of a tractor. So when making pinhole cameras

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2019 – Picture a day challenge

Except for a few habits and things that I have to do most every week like work, I’ve decided to mostly focus on monthly goals for 2019. One of my exceptions to this is a goal to take at least

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Creative pursuits

How to make cool pouches with a laminator

These pouches/envelopes are quick and easy if you have a laminator (you could also try using self-sealing laminating pouches if you don’t have a laminator).  They’re a fun project and make a great place to store any mostly flat objects-

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Creative pursuits

Coffee table refinished

I picked up this coffee table for free when I was living in my first apartment.  Back then, anything with the word FREE attached to it drew me like a magnet.  These days, I know better… mostly.  After I first

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Creative pursuits

Making bird houses

A couple of days ago S came home from the store with a bird feeder and the declaration that he was going to make a bird house. It sounded like so much fun, I decided that I needed to make a bird house too.

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