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Enough already

We’ve had an incredibly mild start to our winter….at least is was mild until the last week. It just keeps getting colder and colder with no end in sight. It is -39c with the windchill. Yikes….I hope it ends soon. We all have cabin fever and need to get out in the fresh air for some fun and exercise.

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365 Progress

So far so good. I’ve completed blocks up to Dec 20th. Still on track for completing this quilt top by the end of the year.

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Garden helper

Brodie wants to remind every to stop, relax and smell the flowers …. and then eat them!!!  I just hope he doesn’t un-plant all my baskets that I just spent hours planting.

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Puppy class

We had fun at puppy socialization class today. Brodie got a bandage on his paw and he wore the cone of shame with a stethoscope. Nothing seemed to concern him. Good puppy!!!!

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Canada 150 Mosaic

On Friday morning I went to the Enjoy Centre to paint my tile for the Canada 150 Mosaic Mural for St. Albert, Alberta.  Our group was tasked with painting a tile for the blue background.  I decided to use this picture, from our recent trip to Jasper, as my inspiration.

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It has been many years since I played around with watercolours but I’ve never used acrylics.   There were some very talented artists there so it was a little intimidating to say the least.  Here is my finished tile.

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I went back this afternoon to see the finished mural.  I was amazed to see how it all came together to make this beautiful 8′ x 12′ mural.

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I searched and searched but I couldn’t find my tile.  I thought to myself oh no….it was so bad that they couldn’t use it.  But alas, I finally found my tile.  It is 14 rows up and 7 rows in from the bottom right hand corner.

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Resolution Time Again

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We just finished the annual Running Room Resolution 5km race.   We’ve been doing it for about 5 years now. It is a family friendly, non-competitive event that helps us start our new year off with health and fitness in mind.   Of course the pancakes and sausages at the end are always a big hit with the skinny guy. 

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Foam Fest Mudder

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Today I was able to cross another item off my bucket list.  We ran our first mudder in Red Deer this morning.  It was a lot of fun and I would definitely do another one.  It was a cool rainy day which helped to make the mud even thicker and more slippery.  I didn’t lose a shoe and I came out injury free….now that’s a good day!  We had mud and grit in cracks and crevices that we never knew we had.  It was great to get home and have a long hot shower.

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