flotsam, more or less creative


In which more coloring books have arrived and I’m self-entertaining in the evenings.

I had a couple of coloring books over the years – stress-relieving designs and whatnot. A little filler of an afternoon, every now and then.

Well, pandemic. No games and no outings and lots of boredom and stress. Not to mention not having a church bulletin to doodle upon.

So there has been coloring. Books full of it.

While some of them have gone way up in price, and none of them are rush-order essential when Amazon and Walmart are doing their darnedest to keep us in food and whatnot – there were still some fairly inexpensive ones. It turns out some of those I’ve had before but whatever, they pass the time.

So much so that I’m wearing down my pencils! Continue reading “Color”


Pick your poison

So, I don’t know about you, but I find it’s hard to be self-disciplined about everything at once.

I still haven’t reinstalled my games on my phone (though every so often a friend needs a little help with the daily puzzle and I’m happy to chip in a little extra brainpower – between us we get it done). And that’s fun, without the game being able to eat up too much of my day. So… I have not installed it for my own use. But I can’t promise I won’t. Continue reading “Pick your poison”