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Magnetic Eyeliner And Magnetic Eyelashes Part 2

Posted by terrepruitt on September 28, 2020

I feel that there are plenty of blogs, articles, and vlogs out there showing you how to put the eyelashes on**.  So this is just me sharing a bit about my experience of wearing them and taking them off (and why I am playing with them – Part 1). I mentioned I have only worn them twice, but since then I wore them an additional time so I do want to share a quick observation about putting them on.  The instructions (and several things I have read/seen) say to put the eyelash on when the eyeliner is still tacky – NO, not for me**.  So far I am putting on a thin line (not as thin as I would like/normally wear) but thinner than what I thought would be necessary.  I have not yet applied a second coat . . . so far one coat is working . . . but keep in mind I don’t wear them all day.  I am only popping mine on to wear for a weekly lZoom party.

Another thing, the first time I wore them I didn’t put any mascara on my eyelashes.  The second time I did.  I am going to pretty much stick to NOT putting mascara on my eyelash because part of the reason I wanted these “PUT ONS” was so that I didn’t have to futz with my own eyelashes.  Once I start with the curling and the mascara then I might as well just do that instead of adding the false ones.

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Magnetic Eyelashes after 7 hrs coming off but can barely tell

So . . . most of my pictures are of the eyelashes and how they look AFTER the 7 hours (since I wore them again I have additional pictures to show the SHORTEST ones).  The first set of pictures was my birthday party and I didn’t have a chance to get shots right after I put them on and before all of the Lemon Drop Martinis.  🙂  This is after where the inner eye portion of the lash started coming off.  In my opinion it doesn’t even really LOOK that bad.  I just wanted to point it out and let people know that it did start to come off . . . again, it could just be a matter of needing MORE eyeliner or 7 hours being the limit of wear.

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Magnetic Eyelashes I’m pointing at the “coming off” – infinity shot

Also . . . (again this was AFTER the party (i.e. Lemon Drop Martinis)) I thought it was really cool how I got the infinity eyelash me going on.  I cannot take a good selfie to save my life so this is all I could manage.  It was really late and I was hoping to get to bed soon, but I wanted to get some shots of my lashes.

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Magnetic Eyelashes after 7 hrs coming off, looks ok, feel weird

The pictures are also showing how they come off.  I just peel them off and as you can (hopefully) see, the eyeliner comes off with the magnets.  So the eyeliner looks “dashed” where the magnet “left” it.  Also a picture showing how thick the eyeliner is.

Now . . . you may or may not be able to get a good idea of how long/wide the eyelash is from it being on my eye.

You could look at the specs on the site, but for me, that didn’t really MEAN anything.  So I thought I would show the eyelash in an eyelash curler – granted my eyelash curler is so old that many of you may not have one like that so it may not do you any good . . . but I thought I would try.  I hope this gives you an idea of the length of the lash as it would go across the eye.

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Me peeling the Magnetic eyelash off

I did NOT cut them at all.  I think they fit fine.  Of course, someone out there might look and tell me they need to be cut because I am not wearing them correctly, but they feel ok to me.  For a few moments after I put them on, they feel weird, but after a few blinks my eyes get used to them and it is business are usual.

I wear glasses.  I like my glasses pretty close to my eye and these do not rub on the glasses.

When was shopping for the kit I decided I would wear the sparse, but long lashes (those are pictured in first post where I just slapped it on).  Well, it turns out I like the REALLY LONG THICK lashes.  The ones I think are RIDICULOUS.  They are so fun.  Also, I thought I would never wear the shortest ones, but on this last wear (the third time) I did.

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Hopefully you can see how the eyelash peeled off the eyeliner

Also, there is a picture of the ingredients in the eyeliner.  If you know the difference between this and “regular” eyeliner, please let us know.

If you have been thinking about buying some and having some fun, I hope this has inspired you to do so.  Why not?

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Ha! Lovely – trying to highlight the “dashed” effect of peeling off eyelashes

I know these two posts about false eyelashes have been really long, but I just wanted to share because I think they are super fun.  And, to me, especially right now, if you can add a little fun into your life then — why not?  I hope these posts have given you some insight into magnetic eyelashes . . . . for those of you that are interested.  I also know that there are a lot of pictures.  🙂 I was really trying to show what was going on with the eyelashes and I am not good at getting good selfies.  I rather like the infinity effect!

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Showing the eyeliner, the lash (these are the BIG ones), and the dashed eyeliner

*from Magnetic Eyeliner And Magnetic Eyelashes Part 1 post, explanation of socialization:

I am very fortunate that I teach yoga, Nia, and stretch online – via Zoom – my students are awesome and we visit after class.  So I DO get to socialize a bit that way, BUT . . . I am wearing my workout clothes and I don’t wear makeup aside from a little bit of eyeliner which ends up all smudged.  So when I say “ONLY socialization that we do where I can wear regular clothes and put on makeup” or “the only “regular” socialization” that is what I mean.

**from post above; I put the eyelash on while the liner was still tacky and I do not like that.  I felt that instead of the magnet sticking to the magnetic aspect of the eyeliner the eyelash/magnet got stuck in the tackiness of the eyeliner and it was icky.

ONE TIP, I did read somewhere . . . and I thought it was a GREAT idea for those that do wings with their eyeliner:  DON’T WASTE THE MAGNETIC EYELINER ON THE WING.  Save the magnetic stuff for your actual lash line where the eyelash is going to be.  Use your regular eyeliner for your flick.  I thought that was a great idea, since I think the magnetic eyeliner can be expensive.

So . . . . are ready to talk more about magnetic eyelashes?  Are you ready to get some? 

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Magnetic Eyelash in eyelash curler – for scale

 

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Ingredients in magnetic eyeliner

 

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3rd time wearing eyelashes – 09.26.20 – shortest pair I thought I would never wear

 

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3rd time wearing eyelashes – after 6 or 7 hours 09.26.20 – shortest pair surprised I like ’em

 

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3rd time wearing eyelashes – after 6 or 7 hours 09.26.20 – shortest pair eyes closed

Again, are you ready to get some?

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Magnetic Eyeliner And Magnetic Eyelashes Part 1

Posted by terrepruitt on September 23, 2020

Ohmyword! I can make my eyelashes pretty long. Curling them and putting mascara on. But I have very few eye lashes. I always have had sparse eyelashes. At a couple of points in my life I’ve worn fake eyelashes to fill in “bald” spots in my lash line, first one eye then the other. I have very deep set eyes so I think eyelashes help bring them out a little bit. So I really like to have eyelashes. I remember buying a full set with glitter on them thinking it would be fun to wear them when I dressed up for an anniversary. But I didn’t take into account the glitter falling off into my eyes. I remember contacts and glitter don’t mix, but I don’t remember if I wore them through the night or took them off or what . . . maybe as I was getting ready I realized it and didn’t wear them . . . I don’t know. As time goes on my eyes are even more hooded than they used to be and my eyelashes even more sparse.  I know there are some amazing mascaras out there that can plump, lengthen, and multiply your eyelashes, but I have not invested in them. I rarely wear makeup so it is impossible for me to spend more than $7.00 on a tube of mascara because I might only get five uses out of it because it dries up and gets clumpy so fast. If I were wearing makeup every day that would be a different story, since I am not, it is just not worth spending more. Those magnetic eyelashes had intrigued me. The ones that are a top and a bottom (think sandwich) and you put your real lashes in between them. But those are always REALLY big and thick and it doesn’t seem like my poor little eyelashes would do well smooshed between a set of eyelashes so I never got any of those. But you may be aware, nowadays they have magnetic eyeliner that attracts the magnetic eyelashes. So you can actually just wear one line of eyelashes instead of two like sandwich bread. I decided to treat myself to some for my birthday.

We have some friends that we Zoom with every week and since it is the ONLY socialization that we do where I can wear regular clothes and put on makeup*, I do. But on camera my puny little eyelashes look even less “there” and sometimes it is so hot by the time the meeting has started the curl (and length) has completely fallen out of my eyelashes and I am back to looking like I have no eyelashes. Now, mind you, the couple that we Zoom with COULD NOT careless, neither could my husband (bless all of their hearts), it is just me. I like to have it LOOK like I put on makeup when I actually put on makeup. And, this is seriously the only “regular” socialization that we do. So . . . I decided a little treat would be fun.

Now, since I started thinking about getting the magnetic eyelashes I have been inundated with ads on Facebook. There were two companies that were showing up, once I actually did a search I received ads from many more companies. There are a lot of companies that sell lashes. I was looking for a lash with five magnets because I was under the impression that the lashes are long and I would have to cut them to fit my eye so I didn’t want a three magnet lash and end up cutting one off. I was also looking for something REALLY affordable because I didn’t want to spend a lot of money when I wasn’t even sure I was going to like them or if they would work. And then I started thinking I wanted some that came in a set with more than one pair because it would be fun to have REALLY big crazy ones. I would always look at the lashes and choose the less long length and “sparse” ones (those terms are relative). I had just wanted to add to mine not take them over.  (Spoiler alert:  THAT CHANGED!)

I ordered some and they arrived a day earlier then I was told. I was so excited, I ripped them out of the box ready to slap ’em on to see what they were like. Then I thought, “Ugh. I better read the directions.” So I did, the directions say to do an “allergy test”. That sounded like a great idea. But it didn’t say WHAT that was. The internet said to put the eyeliner behind your ear or something. And to wait 24 hours. Well, yeah . . . no. I am not that patient. So I shook the eyeliner bottle (I followed that instruction at least) and applied a thin line of one layer on my eyelid. Then I put the eyelash up to my eyelid and “schloop!” it stuck. It’s cool. It’s fun. That first time I didn’t do it close enough to my nose. I also didn’t do the second eye because if I was allergic I didn’t need BOTH eyes swollen and/or crusty.

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I got the set on Amazon for $15.29 since then the price went down to $14.99. They are FAKE eyelashes, as in, they are not real hair/fur. The kit comes with four pair of eyelashes (in little round cases), magnetic eyeliner, and a METAL pair of tweezers. I don’t understand the metal tweezers because the second time (the time I was going to actually wear the eyelashes) I picked the eyelash up with the tweezers and it stuck to it. No! I don’t want it sticking then it won’t attract nicely to my eye!  So I just use my fingers to put the lashes on.

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The eyeliner is like a coating. So when I take the eyelashes off the liner sticks to the eyelash/magnet and peels it off my eye. I can scratch/peel the rest off of my eye if I want or just use make up remover.  I use makeup remover.

I don’t want a THICK line of eyeliner so I do it as thin as possible and I only do one coat. I don’t wear them for a long time. The first time it was about 3.5 to 4 hours and they made it pretty well. This last time (only the second time) they started to come off on the inside. Again, I might have needed more eyeliner or they just might have been at their time limit – it was about 7 hours.

UGH – post is so long . . . tune in for part 2.

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Hawk On The Bath

Posted by terrepruitt on September 2, 2020

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The pictures and the videos are not great. I was using my iPhone 5. But, to me, they are still cool. I have two videos of Teagan that me laugh because they remind me that she was walking toward the window then saw the bird and froze. I have never seen her so still. She was in midstride and STOPPED, her head low, and she just froze with only her tail moving back and forth. She was like that for at least 5 mins. I didn’t post them because I was laughing and talking while filming and the best I can figure is I had my fingers over the mic and then I moved them and the sound is too inconsistent and annoying. Plus it is just a recording of a cat standing completely still, I do pan over to the bird who seems to be watching the cat, but only the mom (or dad) wants to watch a (their) cat standing still for a minute and a half.

The hawk doesn’t do anything, but move his head, drink some water, and fluffy up a bit. I just wanted to say that so you weren’t disappointed if you watch the videos. And . . . I am not best videographer and I can bet you that I was trying to move while not moving a lot to get closer so they are not the smoothest of recordings. They, along with the pictures are just to document that THERE WAS A HAWK IN OUR YARD!

I believe this is a Cooper’s hawk. As he was large, but not very large.

It was cool. This is the second time I’ve seen a hawk in our yard.

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You can barely see Teagan (welcome to our world) in front of the tube.

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Do you ever get birds of prey in your yard?

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Smooth Moves

Posted by terrepruitt on August 3, 2020

I am not sure when, but probably within the last five months I downloaded a solitaire game into my iPad.  I usually play it right before bed.  The game awards you little gold crowns on a calendar for every day you win the daily challenge.  If you win the daily challenge the day of the challenge you get a gold crown with jewels.  It is silly, but I like to win the hand on the day of the challenge so I am usually playing it after midnight when the new daily challenge comes out.  So, like I said right before I go to sleep.  Well, I was playing it recently and I was agitated.  The way the cards were “moving” or more accurately NOT moving was very agitating.  At first as I was playing I thought, “This is not relaxing!  Usually I am not feeling like this. What is up?”  Then, I noticed the cards were “behaving” oddly.  At first I thought I was imaging things and the cards were behaving like they always do, but the more I played the more I realized that they were not moving like they normally do.  I was sad because I thought there had been a change and that the cards were going to have this weird movement from now on.  It really is about movement and about what calms or agitates you.

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When you win a hand the cards do various “dances”, sometimes they form a castle, sometimes they form a heart, sometimes just circles that spin around, but it is nice and smooth and it is like the equivalent of applause.  Then your crown appears and then floats to your calendar.  Well, after I won the hand it – I don’t know how to describe it but there was no fanfare just some glitching.  So I closed the application and re-opened it and —–ahhhhh!  It was back to floating cards and calmness.  I am so happy it was just a glitch and they didn’t change the way the cards moved.

But I found it so interesting that the movement of the cards had such an effect.  I made me realize how the floating cards are really a nice calming thing and the glitchy ones were aggravating.  Reminded me of how movement can be that way, nice smooth movement can calm the nervous system whereas frantic movement can aggravate it.  I thought it was fitting that I am re-taking the Nia White Belt which is all about movement and I happen to experience weird movement in the game and notice how it affected me.

Have you ever noticed frantic movement affecting your nervous system?  Do you play any calming games before bed? 

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Small Appliances To The Rescue

Posted by terrepruitt on June 29, 2020

You may know from previous posts here that my oven is out of commission. My husband did all he could . . . the normal things like replacing the elements. He even purchased a thermostat, but the oven has to come out for that. The repairman determined it was the circuit board, something that the company no longer makes so we couldn’t order a new one. But my husband found a company that repairs them so our oven part is off at the electronic hospital :-). The company wanted a whole portion of the unit, but my husband knew that shipping that portion would be more risky for damage so he just sent the actual part that needs fixing. And in doing that he was able to put the stove controls back on. My oven is a stove and oven combination, if he would have shipped the whole thing they wanted I wouldn’t have had a stove. It is nice to have both a stove and an oven, but when you don’t have one, you kinda need the other. But when we were going through the process of elimination as to the issue with the oven, at one point I didn’t have a working stove (in addition to a non-working oven). So, I pulled out some of my other appliances. When we had our kitchen re-done years ago I was without a kitchen for four months. Yes, four months. So I was able to use other things like an electric skillet and an electric grill/panini press.

I don’t use them that often so this was a great opportunity. The electric skillet is amazing with how fast it heats up. I am assuming that if I cooked on it more frequently I would be better at knowing what heat to use, but now when I use it I turn the heat up and down . But it is not like a pan on the stove, it heats up very fast! Something I have to remember when I use it.

It’s lid can also serve as a baking dish, which is kinda cool, but at the same time it makes it somewhat challenging to take the lid off when cooking because it doesn’t have a handle on top.

Also I was reminded I love paninis. I love the grilled bread. It is nicer than just a pan toasted sandwich. The panini I cooked on it recently, I have to say . . . it was perfect. It was delicious. My appliance has changeable plates. I can use the griddle type of flat plate or the grill kind that makes the fancy lines on the food. It can open all the way up and form two griddles or close it like a press.

I am still without an oven for a bit . . . . until the part comes back . . . and hopefully it will work. (Or you will be seeing me post about getting a new oven . . . and possibly a little tiny kitchen work done.) But in the meantime I am looking for “how tos” for my electric skillet.

Do you have a panini press/grill? Do you have an electric skillet? What do you use them for? Do you have any “How tos”/recipes for an electric skillet?

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Painted Candle Holders – Christmas 2019

Posted by terrepruitt on June 17, 2020

You may surmise from my posts about my craft projects that I have made things for people for Christmas. My most recent post shows the two bottles I painted for two friends for Christmas. I enjoyed painting so much that I got an idea to paint bottles for a dozen friends and family members for Christmas gifts the following year.  There are so many pictures of those bottles that it will take a long time to go through to figure out what to post. I have been putting that off for a long time, but the conversation with another blogger about crafts has motivated me to post the pictures of my projects. Originally I thought I would post as a project, but just like when I am cooking, I get so into what I am doing I forget to take pictures of the process. In regards to the multiple bottle project I will probably end up with fewer pictures then the first bottle post because I didn’t take very good pictures. Last year what I decided to paint was candle jars. We buy a lot of candles in jars and the glass is such high quality I can’t throw it out. I really enjoy painting (although I am NOT an artist) on glass so I decided to recycle the jars. As you can see my designs are very simple since I don’t paint well. It is more of a “something that brings me joy” than a “something that results in a beautiful object”.

Not only am I not a great painter I am not a great photographer so I didn’t capture all the sparkles very well, but ALL of the candle holders have glitter on them. Many of the designs were inspired by the recipients and, with one, the shape of the jar.

I have many more jars and bottles to paint. I hope to get some painting in this year.

Do you like to paint? Do you like to take pictures? Is crafting “your thing”?

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Painted Bottles – Christmas 2016

Posted by terrepruitt on June 15, 2020

Dance Exercise, Nia, Nia in the City of San Jose, Nia classes in the South Bay, Nia Teacher, Nia Class, San Jose Nia, Nia San Jose, Nia workout, Nia, Gentle Yoga, Group Ex classes, YMCA, Zumba, Nia Technique, SJ City Fit, SJCityFit, City of San Jose Exercise Classes, Cambrian Yoga & Cardio Dance, CYCD, Yin Yoga, online exercise, Zoom classes, virtual yogaI was reading a blog recently and one of the posts was showing the blogger’s beautifully organized crafting area. I explained that my crafting area was my dining room table. Most crafts I have created have taken longer than just an afternoon . . . in fact most of my projects take weeks – and I get frustrated having my entire dining area littered with crafting material. It is pretty much the only spot in the house that is generally always clutter free so when I am doing a project and it is cluttered it tends to take away from the joy of crafting. Anyway . . . what led me to this post was her asking me what I did. My current crafty thing is painting glass. I recycle glass bottles and jars. I have done three projects and since we were talking about them I decided to share pictures. Originally (back in 2016) I had thought I would share them as a craft to-do type of post, but just like when I am cooking, I never think to take the pictures while I am doing. So I will just do three separate posts showing the finished projects.

The first glass painting project I did was inspired by some wine glasses we have that I love.  I also was inspired by the bottles themselves. Although the one bottle (the St-Germain bottle) I think is beautiful all on its own, I did not do it justice at all. I was pretty much at a loss as to how to paint it and . . . well, I have more I would like to paint now. So one day . . .

I have a couple of dozen bottles I would still like to paint. I had thought I would get that done during our shelter-in-place, but I ended up teaching a few classes and that takes up my creative time and energy . . . so we will see.

Even though there are over a dozen pictures there are only two bottles, but I was documenting the way I painted them and how they looked with the lights on and off and the various sides.

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Oh drat, now that I have labelled everything tequila, it might have been a premade peach drink a friend bought from Costco. I don’t remember, but I do remember that I gifted the bottle back to her.

Do you do any type of crafting?  What do you do?

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What Have YOU Been Reading

Posted by terrepruitt on June 8, 2020

With the continuation of having to be sheltered-in-place and not being able to see students and friends in person, with all that goes along with that and everything that is going on, I have not been wanting to listen or watch my “normal” fare. I have been really needing just the easy, breezy, kinda cheesy type of stuff. There are a few books I listened to that fit that bill.

I finished the Gallagher Series. I was holding off on reading (listening to) it because it was the last book and I really loved that series. But, it was not the best one in the series. Not sure what it was about it, but it actually did not leave me wanting more like all the other books did. Maybe she did that good of a job at finishing the series that I don’t need another Cammie Morgan story? Not sure, but I enjoyed all the other books in the series more than that last one. I can see myself listening to a few of them again, but not that last one.

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I received Andrea Vernon and the Corporation for Ultrahuman Protection as one of the free books because for the last two months (or maybe it has been the last three months . . . I can’t remember . . . it all has bled together) Audible has been allowing members to get all of their “monthly originals” and not just two. Normally with your paid membership you choose two out of a monthly selection of books to get for free, but they have been allowing members to get ALL ten books for free. And Alexander C. Kane’s first Andrea Vernon book was included in the May selection. I didn’t even finish listening to it and I was buying the second one. It is funny. Again, we are not talking literary greatness, we are talking easy, breezy, cheesy, silly, laughable entertainment. It is FUNNY! Even though it is not literary greatness, but it is comical greatness.

I liked the first book better than the second book, Andrea Vernon and the Superhero Industrial Complex, but they are both funny and entertaining. I listened to the first book twice. I had been working my way through the May freebies, but needed a break (wanting easy, breezy, kinda cheesy) so I started to listen to the second book again, but the new choices for June came out so we grabbed all of them and I listened to a couple. I am in the middle of a third and will probably “take a break” by going back to the Andrea Vernon book two (AV2).

I am excited for AV3 to come out, I really, really, really hope that Bahni Turpin reads it because she IS Andrea Vernon and she is awesome.

So what are you listening to? Reading?

(Not all pictured fit the bill of easy, breezy, kinda cheesy type of stuff.  These are just some of what I have listened to while in Quarantine.)

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The Same Size Plates

Posted by terrepruitt on May 6, 2020

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As I was walking up stairs to try to figure out what to post on my blog after posting the picture I thought, “Why don’t I post it? It sure is pertinent, especially now.” Not so much ABOUT it, ABOUT perspective because . . . . whew! I am just not up to that . . . I wouldn’t be able to settle on one thing right now. So I am just going to say that things (pretty much all things) can be seen from different perspectives. Especially right now, in these crazy days, we are seeing the opportunity to see things from a lot of different perspectives.

One of those plates holding the muffins a salad plate. And one is a dinner plate. It COULD be that the size of the muffins is contributing to the illusion that the plates are the same size. Not sure. I am not really sure about anything except that to me, from the perspective of the picture the plates look like they are the same size. So much so that it had me questioning what I had done.

I used black eyeliner to help define the edge of the salad plate, then placed it on top of the dinner plate. With them both being the same patterned glass it was difficult to see the difference in a picture. I think the eyeliner helped.

What do you think? Do the plates with the muffins on them look the same size?

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TV Music And Earworms

Posted by terrepruitt on April 13, 2020

Have any of you ever purchased music because of a TV show or a movie? What I can think of offhand is purchasing an album because of Veronica Mars. I purchased the soundtrack album.  I love it and I still play it over and over . . . even six years later.  And from that album I purchased music from Tegan and Sara. I can think of a song I purchased because of a TV show but I am not sure which one, I think it might have been Dead Like Me – Boom Boom Ba.  I just remembered another song I purchased because of a show, but I don’t remember the show.  My husband and I purchased two versions of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer musical album – but that was a musical so that kinda doesn’t count.  I bet we all have Grease . . . so I am not really thinking about music from musicals because that is kinda a given, many people purchase the album for a musical. But I am thinking more like when you see a show and you end up looking up the theme song or one of the songs they played in the show. Have you ever purchased music from that type of scenario? A couple of days ago I purchased a song because it is stuck in my head. It has been stuck in my head for probably about a week.

It is not in English so it is impossible at this point for me to sing, but it just plays over and over in my head. And not even the entire song . . . yet. The part that plays over and over is basically the part that they played in the beginning of the show. But now that I have the whole song I think more of it is stuck in my head.

It is catchy. The song is FUTURO by Café Tacvba Here is their official video on Youtube.

What do you think? I have an earworm of it. So . . . what music have you ended up purchasing because of a TV show or movie?

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