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136: doodads, doodads

melissa averinos

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136: doodads, doodads

February 3, 2008 oh. my. flippin. stars. I am so annoyed right now! This is my third time trying to write this post today. Each time, I get halfway through and it gets lost. Plus I spent an hour correcting some photos in picasa, and now all the edits are lost. And my whole picasa database is somehow, suddenly, all jacked up. Oh and my Outlook isn't working either. I am running a bunch of  things to try and clear it all up, but that doesn't give me back the hours I lost today dealing with it all! Damn technical...


Open Carefully

melissa averinos

Tags visual journals

Open Carefully

January 29, 2008 Thank you for all of your thoughtful responses to yesterday's post.You guys are so awesome.   This is the cover of one of my journals from 2000. Fitting for what I've been talking about.Being vulnerable and forthcoming can feel scary!But in a good way.   I am touched by the honesty you reflected back to me, the common feelings that we share.Thank you for not just being like, "Shut up, show us something pretty! Where are the rotten tomatoes so we can chuck them at her!" Or with this crowd, would it be tomato pincushions? (Have you ever...


little prints, penneys, and sandy's ring

melissa averinos

Tags second hand scores, visual journals

little prints, penneys, and sandy's ring

November 19, 2007 I have tons of rubber stamps. The ones I use all the time are my alphabet sets. I have a bunch.  Love those woodblock stamps.  Those I bought new. I haven't carved any stamps in a while. I used to do that a lot in the nineties. It sounds so funny to say that, in the nineties! Back in the day, I  was approached by a rubber stamp company that wanted to use my designs in commercial stamps. Well, of course, I let them! I'll have to take a picture of those. Unfortunately, Eglentyne Rubber is no more. Carving...


100%

melissa averinos

Tags visual journals

100%

August 24, 2007 I'm not a sports fan, but I found this quote years ago and jotted it down on a post-it note. journal- 100%, originally uploaded by yummygoods. "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." by Wayne Gretzky.I took a shot recently, and I am so glad I did. You'll be hearing the news pretty soon. I promise.