Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Surgery Update and Scrapbook Pages

The hubster's surgery on his Achilles tendon went very well and I got a very good report from the doc when the surgery was completed. He is not allowed to put any weight on it until the follow up visit in about 2 weeks. He is finding that crutches are a big drag and his sciatic nerve is not at all happy with the stress placed on his backside while using them. Thanks for all your well wishes.

I intended to do some sketching while waiting for him, but found myself working crossword puzzles and listening to my iPod instead. We got to the hospital around 6 am and were home about 1 pm. The hubster slept for a bit in the afternoon and I probably should have as well. We watched a great Tiger game later in the evening and then made a night of it.

I had a lovely surprise in my email this morning from the people at My Memories - they have some freebies on their site and I couldn't resist trying one of them out. They come as png files and can be used with the My Memories Suite software or independently. Here is what I put together this morning:

I used the quick pages to make this two page spread, but the freebie comes not only with the two quick pages, but all the elements used to make them. That means you can custom them to your own needs. You can find the freebies here. And if you are interested in the software you can use the code in the sidebar to get $10 off.

A big thank you to all of you who took the time to comment on my two watercolors. I am planning to use the trees with reflections as my exhibit piece and am hoping to add a bit to the "blob" on the left to make it look more convincing. I'll share the finished piece when I think it is done.

I am way behind in my assignments for the Artful Journaling class and hope to get to them some time today. I have to run some errands and should get back into the workout routine. I have another Tiger game today and am hoping we can win again to make the series 2 - 2 before we head back to Texas.
I am hoping to have some art to share with you tomorrow and am wishing for you a wonderful, artful day.



  1. Stopping by to say hello and glad to hear your hubby is on the mend.
    Stay inspired!

  2. Good to hear your husband's surgery was a success. And Yay! You picked the watercolor I liked to finish for your show.

  3. Very good to hear your husband is recovering well, I'm sure that puts your mind at eases! Now the real work comes in caring for the patient :)!

  4. Glad to hear the hubby is doing well after his surgery! And these are just too cute!

  5. I am glad your husband is doing well. =) Wishing him a speedy recovery, and wishing everyone else in the house well and healthy