I am attempting to learn how to crochet. So far, I’ve learned how to make a chain…oh and a single crochet and a double crochet stitch. I am so impatient when it comes to learning new things. I feel like I am never going to get the hang of it. I want to make adorable baby booties and hats now, dang it! But right now, I can’t even complete a dish cloth LOL. I did get a bit crafty and painted some empty wine bottles. We had some left over silver metallic spray paint and I thought it would look really pretty on the bottles. It turned out pretty good and now all I have to do is decorate them. I am not that crafty but I wanna be! I think I have an idea for one of the bottles, I just need to get the right colors of paint. I’ll post pictures once I’m done. I see people selling things like that all the time around here, so who knows, maybe it could turn into making a little spending money. I need to find someone who is throwing out wine bottles. Most people I know don’t keep them. I drink wine, but not enough to keep me in constant supplies of wine bottles lol. I guess now I have an excuse to buy some more though haha. I’m totally not a wino, but I do enjoy a glass a few nights a week so I can unwind. My favorite has been Moscato D’asti. Those bottles always have the prettiest shape. The color doesn’t really matter because I’ll be painting over it. I hope to get another bottle this week so I’ll have something else to paint 🙂 .
I’ve been in Indiana since Friday afternoon. I met my bff, J., on facebook about 3 years ago. We’ve pretty much talked every day during that time. She has been wanting my family and I to visit her for awhile now and since Will is on vacation this week, we decided it would be a great time to drive up here. It’s about a 10-12 hour drive from Mississippi, even though on the map, it doesn’t look like it will take that long lol. I got to drive to two states I’ve never been through before, Missouri, and Illinois. It wasn’t the most exciting drive though because most of the land through there is so flat. I’m used to seeing hills. Oh and not to mention the corn. I have never seen so much corn haha. This is also the first time I’ve ever been out of the south.
We haven’t gotten to do a whole lot yet, other than sight see around town. I think we may go to one of the state parks around here or maybe the lake one day. J.’s husband works 3rd shift Fri-Sun, so he hasn’t been around much, but hopefully after today, he’ll be ready to go somewhere LOL.
People here in IN seem to be pretty nice and polite. I am just waiting for someone to say “You talk funny!” 😀 . It wouldn’t offend me though because I’m sure to some people that I do talk funny. I don’t have an extremely heavy southern accent, but it’s still there. If I ever did move out of MS, I could totally see myself living here though. The landscape is pretty much the same and I think the houses are cheaper. Sometimes I just think it would be nice to reside in a place where most people around have no idea who I am.
Jake found these little guys out in the shed behind the house. I think there’s 2 or 3 of them. I didn’t handle them at all because I want the mama bird to continue to take care of them. I used my zoom lens to get in close so I could get a good shot. I know they probably won’t be in the nest much longer because they already have feathers and were standing up :).