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Monday, December 10, 2012

Late Night Hanging Out!

You know that December can get rather crazy, especially for an artist/crafter. This past week I had several deadlines to meet, as well  two in-person classes, a Birthday Party and an Art Club meeting/ banquet to prepare for, shop for and cook for. Along with my full time shift work job, this makes for a marathon weekend when it all has to be finished by 9:00 AM Monday morning. Also that means I leave my house at 8:30 AM and don't go home until after Midnight Monday when my work shift is over. So Monday Musings has to be finished by 9:00 AM Monday too!

Therefore, I made this video at 3:00 AM, uploaded it by 4, and now I am at work and it's about to go live!
I'm a little fractured by that time after so much drive for days in a row, as you can see! It's ok to laugh at me!
Near the end, I am telling you about a donation our Art Club makes to Indianapolis Riley Children's Hospital every year and I couldn't recall the amount our club has donated in full. So counting the $3000 we presented to them today, our total over the years is a nice $78,324.48 ~ SWEET!!!
My art club is a Chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters, an international painting service organization. It's main charity focuses are Memory Boxes for families of newborns who pass away, and Treasure Boxes for seriously ill hospitalized children. Our chapter participates in these two charities as well as with the Quilt Raffle for Riley Hospital. The website is
My chapter's name is Indy Decorative Artists and it's blog website is

First the tiny little video and then:


Ally White Cat said...

Looks like awesome fun. congrats and have a wonderful time.
susan s.

Cindi E said...

It was a fun meeting, Susan, with loads of great homemade food! Now I'm dragging at work with 4 hours to go til I can go home! But it's been a good day. It is always great to be able to hand over that nice check to the Doctor's at Riley Hospital knowing our artistic efforts are doing some good.

Susan said...

Your art group is awesome! Being able to use their talents for a charitable cause must make everyone so proud. Congrats on the new job as President.

Cindi E said...

Thank you Susan! My chapter's name is Indy Decorative Artists and we also have a blog. It is

I am very proud of our chapter and the entire service record of the Society of Decorative Painters!

Tammy said...

Cindi! I love this picture!!! It's absolutely awesome!!! Love it!!! Love it!!! You did an amazing job capturing the look of the diner!!!

Cindi E said...

Thank you so much! It's definitely going to be in the quilt!