Thursday Thoughts

  • I don't really make New Years resolutions.
  • Anymore.
  • Being a habitual list-maker, I just update my "to do's" lists for the year.
  • I have quite a few to do lists going all the time.
  • Home
  • Work
  • Kids
  • Crafts
  • Grocery
  • Decluttering - which is a secondary list to home.
  • This week I've been focusing on my crafts list.
  • I have 73 crafty things listed that I'd like to do.
  • This month.
  • I already smacked myself upside the head.
  • I've determined that I'm suffering from a bad case of Squirrel.
  • You know how a dog can be moseying along, sniffing the ground, looking for the next spot to lift his leg.
  • Basically going about his business with what looks like focused intent.
  • Then all of a sudden a squirrel comes into his sight and he's off after it.
  • Squirrel runs to safety, sticking his tongue out at the dog from high above.
  • Dog barks for a few seconds.
  • Then goes back to sniffing along.
  • Another squirrel bravely crosses the dogs path.
  • Dog is off and running....
  • That's me.
  • The "squirrels" I'm getting easily distracted by are new fabric.
  • New projects my favorite bloggers are starting or sharing.
  • Like quilt-a-longs.
  • This one by Elizabeth Hartman of the Oh Fransson! blog really isn't fair it's so gorgeous.
  • New patterns.
  • Like handbags. This one from Clover & Violet is one I "may or may not" have been stalking them to add to their shop for several months now.
  • Just when I realized my "squirrel" problem, and decided to stop buying, they go and add it to the shop!
  • Insert mean name here, but I like them so I only whispered it to myself as I clicked "add to cart"
  • Have you heard about World Book Night yet?
  • If you haven't RUN! don't walk over to their website.
  • Read about this fabulous movement to get more people to read books.
  • Sign up by February 1st to be a volunteer.
  • I will be talking more about it on my podcast in the next episode.
  • Which I'm recording tonight.
  • I added it to my "To Do for the Podcast" list.
  • But just trust me on this.
  • If you love to read like I do, you want to sign up for this awesome event.
  • You will literally be putting a book into at least 30 people's hands on April 23rd.
  • FREE!
  • Don't you feel like I just shouted Squirrel?
  • Hee hee.


  1. I just signed up. The minute I read your list I started chasing the squirrel. Thanks for that...I can only hope I am selected. Great find!

  2. Now I know what my problem is (besides the crafter's ADD) I'm really a dog chaing one squirrel then another then.... Mary Ann

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