Monday, April 13, 2015

Fie on Housework

Sorry to disappoint those of you who were looking forward to some pictures from the amulet workshop. I thought I was so well-organized! I put together four baskets of supplies, books and handouts and then I forgot to bring my camera. People did some beautiful work, too. It was a great afternoon - twelve people working with quiet concentration, thinking deeply about what they were making.

I did make a bunch more samples that I will photograph in lieu of workshop pics. But I'll beg off until tomorrow. I have a bad attack of tendonitis in my wrist and need to put off computer stuff for a bit. How did I hurt myself? By giving the kitchen a good spring cleaning! With all the pumping of spray bottles of oven cleaner, Windex and Mr Clean, I did my wrist in.

6 comments:

  1. I always knew housework was not good for ones soul now I can add body

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  2. Rest the wrist, but don't let it rust ;) Me, it's my thumbs!

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  3. Ooh. Tendinitis is nasty! (Ask me how I know.) You need your wrist for better things - like stitching. Take care, be good and rest it! Ice, splint if you need it. Let somebody else take care of the housework for awhile.

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  4. look forward to seeing your amulet samples and hope those good hands of yours feel better very soon ! Do you remember seeing Ringo Starr in that old 60's film "The Magic Christian" doing his isometric exercises "tiny face, silent scream"? I open my hands and stretch them as wide as I can along with my mouth, eyes, neck, legs and arms and then squeeze them in to make them as small as I can along with everything else, it helps !

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  5. oh no, take care of the wrist - housework, yikes! not worth an injury. go sit in the sun and admire the forest, lots of doggie walks and catch up on your reading.

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  6. Anonymous4:02 AM

    How a box of "shipu"? They are medicated bandages that stick to the area that aches. Extremely good for muscle pains of all kinds and I suspect, tendonitis. There are two kinds. One kinds feels cool. The other kind feels warm. Mostly they contain things like camphor or menthol oils. Everybody in Japan uses them. Wanna try? Jean-Pierre

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