Today I’m so exhausted I can hardly form a sentence, so instead I will mostly let the pictures do the talking.
The first item is made of various of our boys’ origami adventures, put together with the help of their Bubby.
…I’ve been corrected, apparently it was just Solomon and Bubby. All this time I’d thought it was both boys…
Relax Bubby (and Grandma) I did not get rid the creations, I got rid of the wooden vase. And I finally found a most excellent use for the sculpture a long lost friend made in art school.
The next item is something I bought several years ago. I almost immediately didn’t like it much, but it had our NAMES on it, so what can you do?
Well, it’s wood…and it’s too late now if you want to protest:
And then there was the lovingly hand-crafted dragon costume. I remember stuffing that dang tail. It was a lot of work…but I loved how it turned out.
And then the Ninja costumes. I’d made badges for each of us (Cheri, Cheri, and Mindy) and I’ve gotten rid of the Cs…today, M went:
And then this guy. Max makes really awesome tiny people using things. This guy unravelled a bit and was starting to crack and discolour. For Christmas this year, he made me a guy out of yarn who will last a lot longer. Farewell, broken tiny man.
Day 148 Scorecard: 740 down, 1085 to go
2. Sugary Latte Drinks
3. Mini Wheats
5. Candy: two chocolates. I’m passing them out as fast as I can, trying to get rid of them. Argh.
Exercise: an entire day of house cleaning, followed by running at the arena.