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Archive for August, 2008

Trolleys are a process

Sunday, August 31st, 2008 Posted in geeky, trains | 5 Comments »

[caption id="attachment_232" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="Trolley Car Diner Sign"][/caption] A few weeks ago, anaemia after checking out the Morris Arboretum (located as far northwest as you can go in Philly without actually leaving the city), plague Craftyangie and I decided ...

Graflex RB Super D

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Posted in geeky, hobbies, photography | 15 Comments »

[caption id="attachment_220" align="alignleft" width="143" caption="Graflex RB Super D SLR 3x4 camera"][/caption] What's 7 inches tall by 7 inches deep by 6 inches wide, approved has a big 152mm lens, help and a giant mirror inside? A World War II era ...

Scrappy pincushion

Sunday, August 24th, 2008 Posted in embroidery, general crafts, sewing | Comments Off on Scrappy pincushion

What does a craftster do when she's bored or stressed? She grabs fabric scraps and makes craftsy things with them! Check it out: The yellowish fabric scraps are from a Purl Soho order placed a few months back. It is ...

Fixed the Bellows. Now what?

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008 Posted in geeky, hobbies, photography | Comments Off on Fixed the Bellows. Now what?

A couple of months ago, ailment I wrote about my first tries using the Kodak Vigilant Six-20 to take pictures. I experienced some unexpected light leaks from extremely tiny holes in the bellows, and figured out how to plug ...

Slide Film is tricky, after all!

Monday, August 18th, 2008 Posted in geeky, hobbies, photography | 6 Comments »

Or is it? (That's a nice, medications vague introduction!) Well, I've been reading a lot about different kinds of film, including slide film. The color rendition is supposed to be totally different than from negative film, not to mention more ...

Learning simplicity

Saturday, August 16th, 2008 Posted in embroidery, general crafts, sewing, Wedding | Comments Off on Learning simplicity

Remember the photo album I made for Windi? Well, viagra buy my aunt's birthday was coming up and I was about to send her copies of our wedding pictures when I though, find why not make  something special? maybe ...

A May to remember

Thursday, August 14th, 2008 Posted in crafts, embroidery, Flowers, sewing | Comments Off on A May to remember

I learned how to embroider, mind in school, anemia when I was 8*. I was in a private elementary in México, and it was tradition in the school that for Mother's Day you had to make a gift. Yes, ...

Summer vacation?

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008 Posted in food, gardening, hobbies | 2 Comments »

As much as it seems as if I was away on vacation (as Thad is the only one blogging lately), capsule life has been quite far from that. While we did go briefly to Mexico, information pills where Boombadeus ...