I’ve finished my datebook for next year. The theme is chickens!
I had fun carving this, I do love designs that repeat!
Today is the Chinese New Year, the year of the pig. I carved this little fellow for a New Year swap. He was taken from a photograph of a pig I met in Oregon, and he’s inspired by Wilbur, the pig in Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White.
is that they just jumble in my head!I never got good at multiplication, I never really learned that evil times table. I suppose there’s not the demand to learn the times table like there was when I was in school. There was a large poster of the that table grid in the front of our classroom, and I dreaded when the nun would roll up that poster then start picking students and demanding the answer to seven times eight. The thought of it can still upset my stomach. Images and colors make me happy, numbers serve to confuse.