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Still kind of tired so the week is going slow. ☹️

I got new glasses.

$15 at Amazon. Blue Light Protection, well, what it says on the box up there. The bottom part is a 3.50 and it gradually goes less. I wish the top was just clear as I still have to glance over the top for farther away, like television. But they help a lot for reading, knitting, and Diamond Painting.

Speaking of which:

Half of the bird is done now. Oh. And I got a QuickStik. Still new at using it but some people love it. I’ll let you know later.

Oh, and using the ruler is wobbly after hitting the middle section of the picture. Again, maybe there’s a learning curve.

My friend gave me new yarn. Are you feeling the giddiness I felt receiving it? Whee! ❤️❤️❤️🤗

And this cotton blend calls to being spa slippers. Couldn’t even keep it off the loom!

I still haven’t climbed back into the editing chair. 😢 Maybe tomorrow or weekend will get me going.

It is slightly warmer lately, but the wind keeps me inside. Even so I’m cold. I’m working on my diet to see if that’s the problem. With some foods unavailable in our stores I’m needing to be creative. Time for some shifting around.

Just jot It January–Specs


Sometimes getting old is embarrassing. Take the for instance that I reading my own writing for writers’ group feeling impossible. You see, my specs are many, but the vision is bad.

The top pair are readers that my husband picked up. They have little lights. They work for close work, fine yarn knitting. But my tracking for actual reading still doesn’t work with them.

The middle pair are the prescribed pair from a couple years ago. For my far or right eye, they seem to help for some things; I can actually read things on the television. The left eye feels these are a waste of time. When I take the dog out and look far away, I see halos around lights that look like Ferris wheels. Fun for my inner child that would love a carnival here in the middle of nowhere. By the way, without glasses, I can still see far away with the right, yet I don’t have the halos to confuse me.

The bottom pair of specs are adjustable. They look ugly but for some things, they are an improvement over even the prescribed glasses. If I spend a longer time on the computer than I like, I can dial up a better vision. They don’t help the left eye much, but the overworked right eye can hang with me for a few more minutes with their help.

Sometimes I have yarn complications (intricate frogging or tinking or sewing), then I have to don these lovelies:

But any length of time with these gives me a huge headache.

So tomorrow I need to make an appointment to get to one of these:

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With my prescribed glasses, I can barely read the big E with my left eye, and that is with my laptop on my lap. Once I can get the correction I need, I hope to get to other people’s blogs and read again. I miss everyone! Oh, and I’ll be able to read the specs on the meds that I can’t read now, Oh, and I’ll be able to read my own writing for the Easy Writers.

 

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