Thursday, September 7, 2017

You just never know… I did a Google search for my name (looking to see if that mysterious second Facebook page was still lurking on the Internet), and found some of my artwork in a couple of places that I wasn’t aware.  The two greeting cards shown are my work. Fascinating.,recycling

The black and white card was made for my eldest sister, Barbara, many years ago. It was from a postcard announcement for a quilt show to be held in Del Mar. Black and White were her favorite colors and when I saw the card come in the mail, I knew I had to make a card for her from it. I believe the green and blue card came from the other side of that same postcard.

Another bit of my art (recycled stuff) showed up on an artist friend’s page — Quietfire Design and I were members of the same artist group, Belle Papier.  This card was entered in a contest hosted by Canon (if my memory serves me right). It’s actually a mixed media collage (acryllic paint, cardstock, recycled postcard advertisement, stamping and embossing).  The statement says, “Art is Passion” and it’s still true, though my art/passion is now produced in fabric.

I did call Robert’s doctor this morning, to let them know that we were going to be cutting his blood pressure medication dosage in half. When I went online to check the medication’s side effects, I noted that the drug had a lower dose available. Easy enough, just split his pills and see if that helps. He was initially on 10 mg., which we cut to 5 mg., which we’ve now cut to 2.5 mg. It makes me wonder why he was put on a high dosage and has had to move to a lower dosage twice now. Why not go from low dose to high??? I would think it would be safer, with less chance for side effects. I guess that’s why they say doctors are ‘practicing’ the art of medicine.

Be well. The alternative is not fun.


About tehachap

The easiest way to define myself is as a very happily married woman with two sons and two grandsons. My hobbies include reading, writing, sewing, trains (watching, photographing and running them in G scale), and travel. My husband and I are retired and we spend our winters in Arizona. I used to own a secretarial and desktop publishing business, but closed it when my husband retired in 1999. We have truly enjoyed our retirement years, and have fulfilled one of our primary goals in life and that is to own a home overlooking train tracks so we can watch trains 24/7. We are sincerely blessed in this life.
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2 Responses to Thursday, September 7, 2017

  1. mageb says:

    Please keep us posted. You always made nice cards. I saved all you sent me. Hugs.


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