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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #376: Goin' To The City

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Blog entry by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) posted 06-20-2011 10:09 AM 2185 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 375: I'm Starting to Plan the Scroll Saw Class Part 376 of My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer series Part 377: Wood Shopping Hangover »

I got the site updated with all the new stuff yesterday, and the weather looks to be good for the day so we are dropping the top on the Mustang and heading out to Halifax (to go WOOD SHOPPING!) and see what fun is in store for us! Our first trip of the season!

Actually, I am writing this yesterday so that you can read it tomorrow, which by now is today and I am long gone, as we are leaving at 5am. (How’s that for something to go with your morning coffee and tea?)

Sorry for short changing you on today’s blog, but the wood stores are calling and it’ll do me good to get out for a day. To make up for it, I have attached a video here of a song that came to mind. I haven’t thought of this song in probably over 20 years. I don’t know why I did, but I did and it is in my head so I thought I would share it with you in lieu of a blog. You know for me everything has a story (my daughter says I am like an old lady with my stories) and this is no different.

This was from the first vinyl album that I ever bought. “Why Foghat?”, you may ask. Who knows what my 13 year old mind was thinking back then! Besides the title track, this album also had their hit “Slow Ride” on it. I was going to play that one for you, but I thought that since the ride probably won’t be that slow, the title track was more appropriate.

So here is a morning song to wake up your corn flakes – “Fool for the City” by Foghat:

Oh, and think of me shopping for wood while you are listening to it so that we can stay on topic here please!

Enjoy your morning and day! :D

(I’ll take pictures if there is anything interesting!)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"



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Roger

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#1 posted 06-20-2011 01:17 PM

oh yea! I can picture you goin down a curvy road canopied by giant Oak trees with the top down (on the car), and your hair blowin in the breeze.. Jam on Sheila :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#2 posted 06-20-2011 04:58 PM

Sheila hope you find some nice wood will be looking forward to seeing the pics. Enjoy your day out .

-- David ; "BE SAFE BE HAPPY" Brockport , NY

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#3 posted 06-20-2011 05:13 PM

Have fun picking out the wood and I can’t wait to pick up some of your new patterns SO I can go find some new wood. Have a good day
Rick

-- Rick - DeWalt 788 - www.thescrollerandtoler.com

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