This month was mostly about frantically getting ready for renovations. I still have a month to sort through a full basement of stuff that’s been sitting around for 8 years. I did get a few books.
February was all about fighting. Fighting my old boss, union style. Fighting governments (who isn’t these days? People I don’t want to know, that’s who).
And painting minis to relieve stress and stay sane.
Here’s the required monthly acquisitions photo
This is recap of what I’ve been painting so far (actually through week 2 of February, no I didn’t paint anything during the 13th-19th, though I was busy). For more info about the project, check the first post. Here’s a photo of where I’m at now, with all the steps behind the cut.
I think I mentioned my plan to do a tribute to Caitlin R. Kiernan for Women in Horror Month some time ago? If not, I’m going to be painting a few minis and making up a diorama inspired by her story, The Fish Bride. I don’t think I’ll finish during February but I’ll try. Continue reading
In which I collect books without having the time to read them all. Or more realistically, don’t quit your job if you want even more books, because an income helps.
As a going away present from the job I’ve occupied for roughly the last 2 years, I received two $50 gift certificates to Chapters-Indigo. I don’t really shop there often, because… well, they’re a chain store that’s moving away from selling books. This after they helped decimate “all” the little independent retailers around. They also often only have books I want in Kobo format, and I like my e-books DRM-free.