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This Hangnail is Driving Me Crazy!!!

26 Jul

Now that I have that out of the way…

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The only writing I accomplished today was adding a few paragraphs to a short story I’m thinking of using for blog posts next week.  I may actually stick with this plan, or I may pound out a several pager that will work even better (the night before VBS starts *eye roll*).  I’m never really sure about these things.

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I was wondering why I feel so tired, but then I reviewed today’s events, now it makes sense.

Over the course of the day I’ve had a migraine, gone shopping twice, attended a meeting, read several stories to a niece, visited with two of my sisters, and helped my husband empty and defrost a deep freezer.  No wonder I feel so tired.  Turning in a little early sounds good.

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Could the word ‘I’ have possibly been stuck in there a few more times?!?

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Anyway…

I (lol) have a question for my beloved, eclectic, followers: if you were to steam punk a top hat, what two things would you consider essential?  Would you perhaps want a pair of goggles, or a small magnifying glass, a pocket watch on a chain, or is there something else which you would consider a steam punk necessity?

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On another note…

Who here has read and loved a short children’s book called Sleeping Ugly?

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And just for some amazingness:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1CMSV81_ws

Some people get all the coordination…   😉

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3 Responses to “This Hangnail is Driving Me Crazy!!!”

  1. ReGi McClain July 26, 2013 at 10:48 pm #

    I saw a Between the Lions (I think) episode that featured Sleeping Ugly. Last time I checked our library didn’t have it, though. 😦 I really liked it on the TV show.

    You could always re-peruse my steampunk wedding post for ideas. The bride and groom really went all out with a custom-made dress and all sorts of stuff. http://regimcclain.wordpress.com/2013/01/12/actor-mtch-rays-steampunk-wedding/
    The bride’s parents don’t look overtly steampunk, but they had the most period-correct costumes.

    Goggles are really, really, really common and maybe getting to be overused, but they’re standard steampunkery. I like the pocket watch idea. 🙂

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    • rosedandrea July 27, 2013 at 12:07 am #

      Cool, thanks!
      I’ll have to check out your steampunk wedding post tomorrow evening. (my brain is fried right now, and tomorrow starts off running. Ugh).

      It is my opinion that goggles are a little over done, but I’m not sure if it’s because steampunkers think they’re really cool, or everyone thinks steampunkers think they’re necessary. (if that even makes sense)

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      • ReGi McClain July 27, 2013 at 3:07 pm #

        Since most steampunkers are going for the wacky inventor look, goggles make sense. I think.

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