The Slightly SCANDALOUS Dress

This past spring, the Atlantic Sewing Guild to which I belong had what was called a Knits Challenge. The idea was to sew something out of knits, preferably one of two McCall’s patterns, McCall’s 5890 or McCall’s 6247, but not necessarily so. The patterns were chosen for the general simplicity to encourage many to try, but also for their versatility as each had a wide variety of pieces. I had sewn with knits before, like with this customized dress from two patterns, so I went with trying a pattern not meant for knits as my challenge. In the spirit of sewing with knits, I would be expanding my range to be able to sew more things with knits should I succeed, meaning I would be sewing with knits more often in the long run as was the goal for everyone to get some more experience sewing with knits.

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Songs and Feelings Facebook Note

facebook notes for thinkersCopy the text between the dotted line as your note in Facebook, MySpace or other places. Put each of your answer on the line just below each emotion.

To make this an English as a Second / Foreign Language exercise, assign the note with some degree of explanation for each answer, whether a sentence, short paragraph or presentation.

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Songs are often associated with feelings.

List a song (or piece of music without lyrics) and performer/composer that you associate with each of these feelings. Challenge yourself to come up with an answer for each feeling. Your answers don’t have to be your ultimate choice, just a choice that is true. Trust your feelings!

So put your CAPS LOCKS key ON to accentuate your answers and let’s get going!

1. Happy

2. Sad

3. Inspired

4. Majestic

5. Romantic

6. Sexy

7. Pumped

8. Thankful

9. Peaceful

10. Stressed

11. Lonely

12. Empowered

13. Nostalgic

14. Divine

15. Giddy

What do I think of my choices?

Please tag some friends to encourage them to try this note as well, and please include me because I would like to know the songs you associate with these feelings.

For more introspective Facebook notes like this, please see https://digitalcitizen.ca/facebook-notes/
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Can you sort out all those feelings? This might be a tough one to put on a lot of the guys! I’m a big music lover and have a wide range of emotions so I created this note. I hope you will like it, too.

Here are my answers, with links to videos that’s just an extra I’m putting for my blog post.

Happy


I’m Walking on Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves

Sad


Send in the Clowns – from the musical A Little Night Music
(Glenn Close singing)

Inspired


Tomorrow – from the musical Annie

Majestic


O Fortuna from Carmina Burana – Carl Orff

Romantic


Earth Angel – The Penguins

Sexy


I’m Too Sexy – Right Said Fred (first one that came to mind, really)

Pumped


Bette Davis’ Eyes – Kim Carnes

Thankful


For Good – from the musical Wicked

Peaceful


Piano Sonata #14 in C, First Movement – Ludwig van Beethoven
(nobody plays it like Claudio Arrau in this video link, either!)

Stressed


Flight of the Bumblebee – Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Lonely


Somebody to Love – Queen

Empowered


Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder – Johann Sebastian Bach

Nostalgic


Memory – from the musical Cats
(sung by Elaine Page, Susan Boyle’s idol)

Divine


Lacrymosa, from Requiem K626 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (and whoever finished it)

Giddy

(Doris Day and Robert Goulet singing)

What do I think of my choices?

Pretty much reflects my current music base and diverse interest in older Western music.

Family Guy, Disney and Penguins Facebook Tagging Meme Pictures

Please check out the 73 Penguins avatars and buddy icons created from the Penguins Facebook picture tagging memes below!

Here are some more Facebook tagging meme pictures I haven’t been able to find anywhere else easily, so I’ve put them on my blog. I created the Family Guy version, with relatively few characters compared to others I created thus far. However, I was only able to find graphics of those 8 characters with white backgrounds and that’s enough work to assemble them, label them and such for me on one post. It’s for the Family Guy fans, which I don’t think are quite at the level of the other meme themes (see links below), but I’ll let the download stats speak for themselves. It’s also for people who don’t have time to tag 25 people, or daring ones who not only have their family as friends, particular Parents, but will also tag them! This is also the first time I created a pictorial Facebook meme with personality traits rather than straight character names.

The other two meme pictures here are Disney characters and Penguins (somebody need to enlighten me on the cartoon franchise from which they came). The first penguins version I created. The others I only slightly optimized ratios and edited out one extreme expletive that was simply gratuitous, and it wasn’t even funny. I’m glad someone did the personality labeling for Disney characters because I sure didn’t want to try. I had thought about a Disney set but passed it up due to too many characters without prominent distinguishing personality traits. As for the Penguins set, not knowing anything about it really, it’s just included. Here’s how you get any of these graphics for Facebook:

  • Click on the picture below to get it at full size.
  • Right click on that picture and save to your computer.
  • Upload it to your Facebook profile.
  • Tag your friends (or let them tag themselves).

Please click here for a complete list of over 100 Facebook picture tagging memes on this site with which you can use for fun with your friends.

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