Saturday Links

A few stories that I found fascinating this week

  1. _71767893_de28South Sudan quashes coup attempt, says President Kiir  – One of my acquaintances has been traveling in Juba with others as the initial coup happened. Luckily, they evacuated shortly after. The South Sudan has seen so much fighting. I wish for peace for the people there.
  2. baby-brain_2381083bEvidence in the effects of neglect in a child’s brain – Astonishing to see!
  3. aWbvmO8Texts between a father and his son during the Arapahoe shooting – This really got to me.      
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    Amazing new Battle of the Bulge photos – Truly fascinating to look at!

Love, Cori!

30 Days of Lists – #20 – With a day to myself, I would…

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I am participating in the 30 Days of Lists December edition!

With a day to myself, I would…

  1. start the day with waffles, eggs and bacon
  2. put on some cheesy music and dance my pants off
  3. go to one of the awesome museums we have here in Rochester
  4. catch up on Elementary
  5. read, read, read
  6. eat sushi
  7. take a walk
  8. play my violin and make up whatever tune I wanted
  9. noodle around at the piano
  10. plan out the garden for next summer

Love, Cori!

30 Days of Lists – #19 – Projects I finished this year

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I am participating in the 30 Days of Lists December edition!

Projects I Finished This Year

  1. Took part in iHanna’s Postcard Swap
  2. Launched my online shop
  3. Made fried green tomatoes
  4. Made our first Swedish Easter Tree
  5. 30 days of lists!!
  6. Got my Drake of the West Wind on WoW

  7. Finally learned how to use crimping tubes from my friend Rachael so I can make necklaces
  8. Finished my “About” page
  9. Made Thanksgiving dinner
  10. Mowed the lawn!

Love, Cori!

30 Days of Lists – #18 – On My Shopping List

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I am participating in the 30 Days of Lists December edition!

On My Shopping List

  1. Food for Christmas
  2. Fence supplies to build small dog area  in the back when the snow melts
  3. More chainmaille supplies!
  4. Dog Food
  5. Ink for printer
  6. Paper towels
  7. New pants when the next size lower feels right
  8. Bacon
  9. Hair dye (shhh, it’s natural) 😉
  10. Apples

Love, Cori!

30 Days of Lists – #16 – Favorite things to eat this time of year

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I am participating in the 30 Days of Lists December edition!

Favorite things to eat this time of year

  1. Roast pork with fennel
  2. Eskimo cookies
  3. Homemade soup
  4. Spritz cookies
  5. Scott’s mom’s fudge
  6. Chili
  7. Orange chocolate
  8. Fruit cake
  9. Ham
  10. Spaghetti

Love, Cori!

30 Days of Lists – #13 – I get excited when…

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I am participating in the 30 Days of Lists December edition!

I get excited when…

  1. we put up the Christmas lights.
  2. it snows!
  3. I wake up on Christmas morning!
  4. I start wrapping presents.
  5. I see my dogs in the morning!
  6. I check out a new book from the library.
  7. I hear from my friends!
  8. I finish a painting.
  9. I get my hair cut.
  10. I get mail that isn’t junk or a bill!

Love, Cori!

30 Days of Lists – #12 – Places I went this year

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I am participating in the 30 Days of Lists December edition!

Places I went this year

  1. Con on the Cob in Ohio – Yay!
  2. Strong Memorial Hospital 🙁
  3. California Rollin’ for sushi
  4. Lake Ontario with Mom
  5. Vivi & Eric’s house
  6. Wegmans
  7. Downtown United Presbyterian Church
  8. Running Gagg at SUNY Geneseo
  9. Dryden Theater for Cat Fest
  10. Eastman Theater

Love, Cori!