Latest Activities

Here’s what I’ve been up to lately.

Went to the Arboretum…

Arboretum 1

Arboretum 2

Arboretum 3Went to a Japanese Lantern Lighting Festival…

Chopstick Challenge! Contestants had to move small food items using chopsticks.
Chopstick Challenge! Contestants had to move small food items using chopsticks.
Goldfish Catching! Kids used small, delicate paper paddles (that tore easily) to catch goldfish.
Goldfish Catching! Kids used small, delicate paper paddles (that tore easily) to catch goldfish.
Kendo- Japanese fighting with swords.
Kendo- Japanese fighting with swords.
The crowd waiting for the lanterns.
The crowd waiting for the lanterns.
They place the lanterns in the water using a long stick-thing.
They place the lanterns in the water using a long stick-thing.

Japanese lights

I’ve been drawing a bit…

This is what happens to your hand when you draw a lot.
This is what happens to your hand when you draw a lot.
Jane likes to make drawing difficult by sleeping on me. She'd prefer to sleep on my paper, of course, but my lap is acceptable.
Jane likes to make drawing difficult by sleeping on me. She’d prefer to sleep on my paper, of course, but my lap is acceptable.

Went to the State Fair (opening day)…

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5 thoughts on “Latest Activities

  1. You rock. Cats, artistic, state fair and lantern festival enthusiast…counselor. Awesome. <3—<<< I have never been to a lantern festival. I get giddy about just about anything Asian culture-related. I've never been to a laser show, either. Your state fair looks a bit more artsy than the one I know. But, the food looks the same. I prefer Greek and pizza treats. And, I adore cats.

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  2. Who’s we? You actually go twice and see the whole fair? Gee, I wish I had company like that. Everyone I ever go with can only tolerate so much and waste time on the stupid marketplaces selling “swag”, hot tubs, cleaning supplies and windows. I like to see the animal exhibits, try a few new foods and maybe catch a few shows on free stages. My biggest complaints are usually the crowds, the heat and the price of most things.

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