Yesterday’s adventures

March 5, 2008 at 7:01 pm 5 comments

1. I signed up for two classes at JoAnn Fabrics: Knitting I and Quilting III. My quilting class starts April 1 and knitting starts in May. I’m very much looking forward to both of them. (Note to my sister: You’re getting your damn quilt!)


For the record, I walked into JoAnn Fabrics, walked right up to the counter, signed up for my classes and walked right out. Didn’t buy a thing. Good for me.


2. I chopped all my hair off, and it feels great. I’ve been comparing it to the same feeling a baby gets when you take off his diaper and he suddenly realizes he’s naked and starts running around like, “I’m FREEEE!” It feels like that.

I’d had short hair for years and decided about 18 months ago to grow it out. I kept thinking, “If I can just get past that awkward stage, then I can make an unbiased decision about cutting it short or keeping it long.” Well, I got past that awkward stage and realized long hair just isn’t my bag, baby.

me and quinn

3. Alex and I crossed off yet another barely average Tampa sushi restaurant in our long list of barely average Tampa sushi restaurants in our quest to find one that even remotely compares to our favorite sushi place, Bonito, in Fernandina Beach. And the search continues.


Entry filed under: Family/friends, Kitties, Things and stuff.

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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Chellie  |  March 5, 2008 at 10:15 pm

    Awesome sushi places include:

    Tokyo Japanese Restaurant
    39522 U.S. Highway 19 North
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

    Rice & Co
    7982 Citrus Park Town Ctr
    Tampa, FL

    Tc Choy’s Asian Bistro
    301 S Howard Ave

    Ole may know more, but those are the main ones I know we visit often.

    And that baby comment came off a bit differently during the meeting today. I thought you were saying you felt like a new born baby; and I thought, new born babies don’t typically toss their lack of hair around…

  • 2. Betty  |  March 6, 2008 at 12:02 pm

    The self control you posses is amazing. I want to take classes too! Ahhhh. Maybe tomorrow I will sneak off on my lunch break to the big J.

    I can tell your hair looks stellar. Short is the best. My hair is shoulder length currently, but I am desperate to get a hair cut.

    I like your use of solids in the quilt. You can do it! I’ve noticed a lot of people blogging about getting forgotten projects finished. Now is the time with spring on its way.

  • 3. Crosspaws  |  March 7, 2008 at 9:15 am

    You went in and out of JoAnn and didn’t shop? You are a better woman than I am. When I go in there, time and money just start slippin’ away. But my mood always improves greatly, so it’s a good trade-off. I hope you love your classes; it will feel good to finish that quilt (and get your sister off your back!).

    I know what you mean about the freedom of short hair. I grew my hair out–once–and realized it’s not my bag, either. Wavy hair long is too unruly. THAT haircut felt SO good! You’ll be glad it’s short when the heat and humidity get going. Very cute pic of you and Quinn 🙂

  • 4. Ellie  |  March 9, 2008 at 5:32 am

    Do you know I’ve never had sushi! You’re braver than I.

    That definitely is self-control. To resist the urge to spend…

  • 5. Ellie  |  March 9, 2008 at 5:33 am

    Ooh…forgot – not a spider!


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