Browsing Archive: January, 2010

MS Paint Art

Posted by Trixie on Sunday, January 31, 2010, In : FunStuff 
Woman in MS Paint

I love to draw, sketch or paint - it relaxes me a great deal. Temporarily all my art supplies are in storage which isn't overly convenient. And on my laptop, the only thing I have installed that could even be remotely considered digital art software is MS Paint. I have dabbled in that app a few times just for fun, but thanks to search engines, I was amazed at what you could actually do with it.

It's not easy to do, but I was able to create the above from scratch based on the instruction from t...

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Name that Person.

Posted by Trixie on Thursday, January 21, 2010, In : FunStuff 

100 Famous People

I found the above image on my computer the other day. Even though it can be found all over the internet, I don't know its origin, so I can't give it its due credit. But I know why I saved it...I love anything puzzle-like. Perhaps you do as well, and if that is the case, check out the image below (click on either pic to enlarge the image, which can then be further enlarged in Picasa) and name as many of these people as possible.

100 Famous People

So, if you are so inclined, knock your socks off. As someone has ...

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A Dream.

Posted by Trixie on Thursday, January 14, 2010, In : Guest Posts 

Left: Martin Luther King Right: Don GainesThe similarities are uncanny, no? Ok ok, looks-wise, not so much, but their message most assuredly is. This coming Monday is the observation of Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday. A few years ago, my friend Don wrote about his "dream" and it was subsequently printed in the Seattle Times. I hope one day  to be able to write something as eloquent and insightful. But until then, I can't think of a better opportunity to reproduce the original article here on my blog. Enjoy...

~My Dream, written by ...


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Lady Gaga, John McEnroe, YouTube, Sibling Rivalry, and Jeans.

Posted by Trixie on Monday, January 11, 2010, In : Life 
Sibling Rivalry My friend Amy posted a couple videos of her sons, Elliot and Ben, showcasing their dancing skills to Lady Gaga's Bad Romance on YouTube. Since then, Ben has been completely obsessed with how many hits it has and how quickly it will go "viral". Elliott? He just seems to be along for the ride on this one. And as of a couple of days ago, the hit-counter for both videos sat at an even 40 hits each. Therein lies the problem.

Unbeknownst to Amy, I asked my friend to post both videos on his personal...

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