TWiP: Nerding and Walking

This Week in Pictures

I’ve been pretty nerdy this week. I’ve been working on the May Baby Blanket tutorial. I redesigned some stuff on my website that really didn’t need to be redesigned (but, oh! how happy it makes me to have done it!) and I did some website work for Turn the Towns Teal. (Have I told you about them before? They’re an ovarian cancer awareness organization, and I’ve been their website consultant for about a year and a half. It’s a nice flexible gig. It’s also a good cause, and if you’re interested you should drop by the website and learn more about what they do. They’ll be launching their 2015 campaign next week.)

Anyway, the nerdy stuff kept me busy most of the days this week, but I have been going out for short walks at night. My back is still achy from last week, particularly when I sit still for too long, so after all of the daytime computer work, I found myself craving some gentle movement. Walking down the block and back (or taking a [walking] lap around the track at the park) helped stretch out my sore muscles, and it got me some fresh air. It finally feels nice and springlike around here, so it’s a perfect week to be walking.

The back feels somewhat better every day, so I think by next week I will have no more excuse to stay away from the gym, even if I’m still a bit sore. I can’t deny that the exercise makes it feel better, so it’s time to get back on that treadmill!

So, what is This Week in Pictures?

It’s a roundup of the photos I shot for my Project 365 (one image each day for all of 2015), plus some everyday-life snapshots I posted on Instagram during the previous week.

Ready? Cast your mind back to this time last week…

Saturday

365: 2015 115/365 – This scene looks weird, but it’s a pretty accurate representation of the "normalcy" of our afternoon. We were visited by four-year-olds today. ‘Nuff said? 🙂

Sunday

365: 2015 116/365 – Sunday afternoon I took my sore back and my 250mm lens out and wandered around the front yard for a little bit of stretching and picture-taking.

Monday

365: 2015 117/365 – It’s been a nerdy day. I spent all morning watching Adobe Illustrator tutorials on YouTube so that I can learn to make my own crochet charts for my patterns.

Tuesday

365: 2015 118/365 – I have been taking short walks at night lately, and today I took my camera with me.

Wednesday

365: 2015 119/365 – Reinforcements have arrived.

Thursday

Instagram: A nice night for a walk in the park 🐦📷

365: 2015 120/365 – Don’t litter. Be clean 🙂

Friday

Instagram: Progress has kinda stalled on my #familyroomsquircleghan – I need a #crochet weekend 😁

365: 2015 121/365 – My hair is annoying me. It’s been 4 months since my last haircut (unless you count the trimming I did myself on the bangs 2 months ago). Time to go back and put it in a professional’s hands, I think. It would be easier, if I knew what I wanted.

Thanks for taking a peek at this week’s photos! If you want to see this stuff as it happens, please feel free to follow me on Flickr.

I may already have plans to blog about some of these things in greater detail over the coming week, but be sure to leave a comment if there’s something in particular you want to know about!

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About Lisa

I am a polymer clay artist turned fiber addict. I can often be found here at Polka Dot Cottage, writing about my adventures in polymer, fabric, yarn, photography, and everyday life. I live in New Jersey with my husband, two sons, and entirely too many craft supplies.

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