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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Reality Check

I'm sorry if I seemed to be whining yesterday.  Goodness, but it seems that it has been nothing but frustration this past week!  I got my zipper yesterday after the bee.  They didn't have the piping I needed so I made my own.  I started the project I needed it for and was zipping right along and then hit a brick wall.  The measurements of my piece were nowhere near what the instructions said.  (The project was on a blog.)  After I double and triple checked myself, I contacted the author and sure enough, she had made a mistake. Not only were the cutting instructions wrong, but so was the length of the zipper, so I have to go back out today for a new one!  I also thought I didn't have enough fabric, but I was able to invisibly piece some together so it is good.  This project is so cool--thus the perservering!  I WILL get it done!

I do have a question for you all.  My "followers" seemed to disapear from my blog?  Does anyone know why?  I tried searching for the problem but didn't find any obvious solution.  I tried removing and adding it again.  I also noticed that somewhere in my profile or setting, where there is a list of followers, the list was also empty.  (I also had 2 other computer "issues" the past three days.  UGH, they are the worst, aren't they?)

Well, I'm off to kill time until the fabric shop opens.  Hopefully I will get to water aerobics again today.  It is so much fun to be working out in a pool right next to the dock of a navy base.  You never know what sort of ships you may see coming or going!

Aloha,
JoAnne

4 comments:

  1. Oh, JoAnne, whine all you want! I admire your tenacity! Can't wait to see that project all finished! ....I've been doing water aerobics lately - LOVE IT! I keep telling my hubbs that it's really a great workout, but he thinks it's just girls standing around in the pool! Have a great day -

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  2. I keep reading that Blogger is eliminating the follower gadget but haven't seen anything specific about it. You might want to check that!

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  3. You have 32 followers listed under your header that I see. I don't know why you can't see them. I'm looking forward with curiosity your project.

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  4. Do you mean certain followers are gone, or the whole list? Cuz here's the thing......I realized I had followed some blogs twice! (Not yours.) And I went back and deleted myself from some so their was just one of me on their list. I probably looked like they lost a follower, but really not. Is that happening to you?

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