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Mark Every Hour With A Picture!

Yesterday I tried a fun experiment that I may repeat again. I took a photo every hour, on the hour (give or take 5-10 minutes), all day long. I saw this done about a week ago over on Artichoke Designs and wanted to give it a try. It was definitely a fun experience and made the day seem to go by really fast!

If you were following me on Twitter or Instagram, you probably already saw some of these, but for the rest of you, here's what my day looked like yesterday.



10:00am - Still sleeping. One of the perks of unemployment.
11:00am - The rain stopped for the first time in two days so I went outside to take Etsy pictures.
12:00pm - Carlita wouldn't stop playing with my yarn, so I gave her a remote to play with instead.
1:00pm - Working on a new pattern. So far, it's driving me crazy.

2:00pm - Watching "A Pixar Story" on Netflix while I work on my knitting.

3:00pm - Carlita fell asleep on the back of my chair while I was knitting.
4:00pm - Microwaving my lunch. Yum.
5:00pm - Finally settled on a new pattern to try. I'm almost done with the first prototype. So far, so good.
6:00pm - Carlita is surveying the neighborhood.
7:00pm - Waiting for the rice to finish so I can have dinner.
8:00pm - It got warm this evening, so I broke out the fans.
9:00pm - Time sure rushes by when you mark every hour with a picture! I just finished dinner and I think I'll start another hat.
10:00pm - Lights out. Time to watch a little tv before bed.

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