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Updates: Pottery, Lost Dogs & Books

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Hi, all! It's been another busy, but artsy week. Artsy, you say? Yes, artsy. And not just my Fan Art Up posts (which was Michael from "Peter Pan" this week).

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Friday night, I joined some gals from my church group for a pottery wheel workshop. It was really fun! Even if I did forget all the instructions the second I sat down. I started to feel more comfortable in the last five minutes. And I made three pot...mug...things. I'll find out when I pick them up. Of course, I forgot to take any pictures. Fail. But I'm planning to drag another group there soon, including my art major cousin who specialized in ceramics. ;)

Saturday morning was the annual church yard sale, where I was more OCD than artsy, but organization is an art, right? People are less likely to buy the books if they can't see them! Sunday afternoon, I found a dog on our porch. It was well groomed, well behaved and had a collar (license tag but no number or address). And, of course, the magic license records didn't open until 8:30 a.m. Monday. Luckily, the owner heard it barking while driving around and picked him up. :)

So yeah, busy weekend, but fewer tutoring sessions this week, which means more reading! And movies! I finally watched "Thor: The Dark World" last night and loved it! And I finished ACID! I didn't love it as much as I'd hoped, but it was pretty entertaining. And I'm halfway through Tabula Rasa and really enjoying it. Except for the name switches; I liked the first names better.


That's it for today! Check back tomorrow for a mini-review of Jasper Fforde's irreverent, delightful The Last Dragonslayer!

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  1. The only thing I know about pottery wheels is from Ghost. :)

    I read Acid recently, too, and I also didn't enjoy it as much as I thought I would. I almost gave up near the beginning, but I'm glad I didn't because the ending was pretty strong. I'm not sure if I'll read more from this series, though.

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    1. That's what everybody keeps saying. Apparently it's the only pottery scene Hollywood has ever done. :)

      I was a little surprised by ACID after reading so many 4 and 5 star reviews. And I know what you mean; I enjoyed the book well enough, but I'm not sure I want more of the series. I'm pretty satisfied with where it ended and not especially curious about where it might go.

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