We watched an hour of tv this morning and I hadn’t had one single additional request to watch by the time we left here today at 3:30! I’m patting myself on the back here big time for keeping busy during a day spent at home.
I even picked up a paint brush myself! It’s a cardinal! We’re still right in the middle of the big purge. I’m moving at a snail’s pace so we’ll be right in the middle for some time. I almost got through one whole box in the basement though… almost. Sometimes I really can’t believe what turns up in these boxes. This particular one happened to be filled with all kinds of paper. All kinds of stuff including some fancy watercolor paper. I decided to keep a set of pretty nice watercolors I picked up on clearance for Chase and we painted together at the kitchen table. I swear, that girl is my biggest fan. She wants me to hang the bird in her room. How can I say no to that?
After painting Chase picked up her beading again. She’s already made a couple of small bracelets for her friends. She’s working on this one relatively slowly… it’s for a grown up. I’m kind of amazed how quickly she went from primary lacing beads to these tiny little guys. I’m no expert but I think the lacing material is thicker than it should be for the size of these beads. I chose, I think, 1.5mm cord so that she’s be able to manipulate it without too much frustration and so far so good.
After the beads there was play doh and after play doh I let her play with my camera for a little while. Here’s what I found on my camera: