Friday, December 21, 2012

Making Christmas Mosaics With Suzi

This is an instructional video I made early on in school....




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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Well, It's been 15 weeks since I last posted at least... The semester was 15 weeks long... and I survived my first semester in College and not only survived it but made the Deans lists.. All A's except for one B....So I'm feeling pretty good about it...YIPEEEEE!~  Looking forward to next semester which starts January 7th....
    You will be noticing a lot of changes starting next semester to my Blog as I start Web Design in January... and I am really looking forward to it... besides the Academic part of school my main studies this past semester were Video ( that's my B... ) Now Video sounds easy but trust me when I tell you ... I was taking a video course for Broadcasting and there was NOTHING easy about it.. actually outside of Math it's the class I disliked the most... although I found I love editing... I do not enjoy the heavy commercial camera's and equipment... just about killed my back.. had it not been for my sweet supportive husband hauling everything around for me I would have never made it through that course. 
    Here's a graphic I did in my graphics class... it's a likeness of my granddaughter made from nothing but fonts and glyphs... believe it or not... You manipulate the font's and glyphs to create the images... here are some of my things from Illustrator Graphics class....
Or Here's my Flowers using a Gradient Mesh to make them look 3D
Looks real doesn't it.... it's all graphics..... I have to say I am IN LOVE with graphic design.... My granddaughter was assigment 9 and my flower part of assignment 11 where we re-did work we did earlier that we weren't happy with.. 

Then in Photography I had to shoot everything in manual and NO FLASH...
Using only the aperature and shutter speed to make sure my photo's came out correctly...
Here's a couple samples of my Photo work....

I'll be adding quite a few more over my Holiday break... These just happen to be on my desktop and were easy to get to...

In Video I did several commercials and an instructional video.....among the varied projects,  which I'll get on You Tube and then added here... 

Finally in my Media Communications class I learned enough to make my head swim about the whole world of Mass Communications, Media, Advertising, and how it all affects us and is all around us everywhere we look.... 
It's been a FULL 15 weeks and a great semester... Next semester I continue on with Graphics II and Photography II ..and will be adding Audio and Web Design to the mix along with Math and English courses... another full semester....

I'll be back soon to show off some of what I've learned in school.. I'm really looking forward to changing up my blog space and creating a web page for myself... I have to say I am really loving the college experience.... 
I sure have missed you all.... Thought about you all so very often.... 
Hope everyone has a WONDERFUL Holiday Season~ 
God Bless~ 

XOXO, 
Carri 


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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Withdrawing A Class so to speak.....

I love and adore all of you that I have gotten to know through this blog.... but it's time for me to withdrawal some.   My college courses are quite the load and it seems I'm not Wonder Woman...(and I loved those gold bracelets so much..not to mention the whip........hehehe)  I can't do school and post on a regular basis or check out what everyone's been up to and leave the comment love I LOVE to leave...

This is how I feel right about now...


This is what my desk looks like right now....

I'll be around on days I find myself with some time... but I never know when that will be... so if you subscribe through mail you'll see my posts when I post... otherwise I guess check me out when you get the chance to see if I've been up to no good..  (smiles)

I sure miss all of you TONS!!!! I miss my blog family.   Yet, I'm doing something I really need to do for myself and my family... and I have to tell you, I'm loving all the wonderful things I'm learning..
I am a bit overwhelmed right now, but I'm working on getting my groove on and it's starting to show some progress.   I just want you all to know how much I appreciate you all and your kind comments and linking up with the ALL STARS BLOCK PARTIES.... my other hosts are still hosting the ALL STARS BLOCK PARTIES so please continue to link up and share your awesome creations with them. I know they love them!!!!!

I'll be around... just not very often for now...
I hope y'all don't give up on me... I love you guys~!

XOXO,
Carri
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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

ALL STARS BLOCK PARTY








The time has come... it's here.... we're ready... I vacuumed... and
made sure the place looks all neat and tidy... the ALL STARS
ARE COMING TONIGHT!!!!!!! I can't wait to see what you all
have been working on...

Remember this ALL STAR BLOGGERS BLOCK PARTY is 5
BLOGS STRONG .... so when you post on one... you're going to
show up on all 5!!!!! How's that for exposure!!! Pretty kewl
dontcha think ? Like my new FALL COLORS? What are you making for fall this season, can't wait to see your idea's and designs and fall foods and drinks etc.

So grab your recipes, crafts, photo's, DIY
projects, rehab projects, whatever it is that you did... we want to
see it....

Keep your links family friendly and only link up projects made by YOU.


No business pages, giveaways or link parties allowed.

Follow your hosts (listed below) and please link back to the host's blog that you linked up to.





We reserve the right to delete any link that does not abide by these rules.
PLEASE DO grab an ALL STARS Block Party Button and place it somewhere on your blog


we all love to hear from each other and it's a great way to meet new
folks and make new friends who knows your new BFF might be out
there... (giggles)

Don't forget your link up will show up with my other 4 Hosts as well

Can't beat that exposure!!!!! 5 Blogs with one link up!!!
Just for our ALL STARS~! ! ! !

Just remember the rules please they benefit everyone....
The "rules"
PLEASE DO check out at the very least the post in front and

behind you and leave them a comment..

Heather @newhouse
Holly @full circle creations
Shasta @in the old road
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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

ALL STARS BLOCK PARTY






The time has come... it's here.... we're ready... I vacuumed... and 

made sure the place looks all neat and tidy... the ALSTARS 

ARE COMING TONIGHT!!!!!!! I can't wait to see what you all 

have been working on... 

Remember this ALL STAR BLOGGERS BLOCK PARTY is 5 

BLOGS STRONG .... so when you post on one... you're going to 

show up on all 5!!!!! How's that for exposure!!! Pretty kewl 

dontcha think ?  Like my new FALL COLORS?  What are you making for fall this season, can't wait to see your idea's and designs and fall foods and drinks etc. 


 So grab your recipes, crafts, photo's, DIY 

projects, rehab projects, whatever it is that you did... we want to 

see it....


Keep your links family friendly and only link up projects made by YOU.
   
 
No business pages, giveaways or link parties allowed.
 
Follow your hosts (listed below) and please link back to the host's blog that you linked up to.
 




We reserve the right to delete any link that does not abide by these rules.
PLEASE DO grab an ALL STARS Block Party Button and place it somewhere on your blog


we all love to hear from each other and it's a great way to meet new 

folks and make new friends who knows your new BFF might be out 

there... (giggles)

Don't forget your link up will show up with my other 4 Hosts as well


Can't beat that exposure!!!!! 5 Blogs with one link up!!! 

Just for our ALL STARS~! ! ! !


Just remember the rules please they benefit everyone....
The "rules"
PLEASE DO check out at the very least the post in front and 


behind you and leave them a comment..

Heather @New House
Holly @Full Circle Creations
Shasta @In The Old Road
Meg @ Nutmeg Place

































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Sunday, September 9, 2012

Oh My!!! Adult Content Only... I've warned you!

Well...I have to share a totally true story with you all about my "Permanently Scarring" experience at school this past week...
    I had some time between classes one day last week... and so I decided to spend the time studying for another class in a quaint study area on the second floor.  Let me describe this area.. the hallway's are quite wide through out the school and off of one hallway is an alcove that's rather large and has been turned into a "study area" ...it has lil cubbies all around the three walls of the space and then again against the wall that backs up next to the wall of the outside hallway... and it leaves even a small space in the middle to fit 4 lil cubby study spaces - they kinda look like a block....
Here's a photo of something similar to what I am speaking about....


this gives you an idea ..... although our space is not quite as open as this one... ours is much more closer to each other... but it's a close copy....The space is VERY VERY quiet... I mean you can hear a pin drop.
SOOOOOO, I'm sitting there studying and after quite awhile I checked my phone and saw it was time to get my books together and head off to my next class.. I have a book bag on wheels with a handle so I don't have to kill my poor back... so I've stacked my books and put my lap top back in it's case and I have it all ready to load into my book bag... I lean over to place it all in the bag.....

when I RIPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP the loooooooooongest LOUDEST Fart I've ever ripped ever~~
In nano seconds as this is happening I'm thinking of "how to handle this", "how to handle this" ... "how to handle this" .... it's whats going over and over in my mind... I quickly decide the " I have no idea this ever happened" theory is my way to go... I finish putting my books together and zip up my book bag... I can feel a ton of eyes on the back of my head....( NO WAY am I looking) .... Thankfully I'm sitting as close to the hall as one can....
I slowly get up -- still not making eye contact with anyone.... they've got to be wondering if I'm deaf and have no feeling... because by my actions... you'd never know I just ripped the loudest longest fart ever... I mean that thing lasted a good 15 seconds.....it just kept coming... OH MY STARS! I push in my chair... and take the handle of my back pack and head out of the area....
    Seriously.... did that just happen ?   I am hot all over now... it's not a hot flash it's just me losing it..
I make my way to the bathroom in case I have to continue the process... and of course I get to the bathroom and can't fart to save my life.
Now I realize this is not my normal kind of topic.. but I have never embarrassed myself like that ever~
I text my eldest daughter who teaches and explain to her what happened thinking I'd get some ...."Oh Mom... don't worry it's okay.. sometimes things just happen..." kind of thing... what I get is a reply text that says... OMG, Don't tell me anymore I am laughing so hard my sides hurt... Oh my gosh....Oh my gosh... MOM that's soooo funny!!!!!"  I must admit her reaction made me laugh... so, I have now learned to laugh about it... so it made me wonder.... so below you will find a little research I did on farts...
I hope it helps you .... I know it's helped me... HAHAHAHAHA~
Remember I warned you.... content was questionable.... HAHAHAHAHA~
I have now shared my most embarrassing moment so far in my life.. what's yours ?

Facts About Your Farts
Source: Online Education


XOXO,
Carri

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