Thursday, May 27, 2021

I like #214

 Welcome to another week of things to like.  At some point I promise to blog about some art quilts I've been working on, I have one major one finished I haven't shared and another almost finished, but I just haven't been organized enough to get things together to do a post.

Some cool things from this week:

I love these fantastically colorful mosaic street/sidewalk repairs.  What a fantastic and artistic way to bring some little patches of joy to some fairly colorless areas.  I love that the artist Ememem is known as the pavement surgeon!

 I love the math/science nerdy comic XKCD  and this one from this week made me laugh.  Having 19th century authors or martian soil chemistry show up in your classroom would definitely be weird but good, and volcanology or quasar astronomy showing up in the classroom would definitely be weird and bad.  I love the XKCD classifications!

I love my pups (duh) and my flowers!

Bentley did not want to look at the camera.

Spooky is a (wonderful loveable) dork.

My friend Brett came over with his dog Cash last night to play with Spooky.  I think Cash must be Spooky's long-lost long-haired twin brother :)  He's super super sweet. He's not sure about super bouncy licky friends (ahem Spooky), but they did really great last night.  

I've been working on my armadillo quilt, there's not much time left to finish it and lots to still do, but one of the things from this week was painting all these rubber stoppers.  They were black stoppers with holes in them from the lab, but we had hundreds and hundreds we never ever used, so I rescued some from a drawer during the move and painted them bright colors.  I'm going to stitch them to the quilt.

I hope you're having a good week!  For more things to like, click over to LeeAnna's!


  1. Your flowers always make me smile. My daughter and I use feedsacks now to plant in. Spooky is just a happy boy! I saw a little of the mosaic repairs before but not as many as in the article. Hmmm can't wait to see where the rubber stoppers end up.

  2. I missed reading last week's post, so had to go back and get caught up. Love all the quilts in your office! Your flower planters look really pretty, too. And Spooky is so adorable! He looks like a happy guy!

  3. Yes, those two certainly do look alike when fur is not considered. I thought first that photo was of the ancient mosaics being uncovered in unlikely spots around the world. I love to read about how these things randomly show up. How talented is this fellow! I tried hard to understand the comic/cartoon...going to have Hubby give it a try. LOL

  4. Hi Shannon! Oh, Spooky is such a cute dork! I had to LOL seeing the ball behind him on the couch. Goofball. Cool reuse of the rubber stoppers. I saw a really COOL picture made from cork stoppers that I was always going to replicate but I don't drink that much wine! I think I have five stoppers saved . . . yeah, it will be a long time before I have enough to do anything with them. ~smile~ Roseanne

  5. I look forward to see what you do with those stoppers! Love Spooky on the couch! lol I happened to catch that mosaic street repairs earlier this week - they look really cool.

  6. Great post! Love the mosaics and can't wait to see your quilt! Have a great weekend!