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Extracurricular Take Over

pottery-easter-eggs-pictures1It’s no wonder Pap and I can’t find jobs, lately we can’t even find the floor of our tiny house. He has the dining room over run with peanut butter easter eggs, a fund raiser for the pottery festival.   Yummy, beautiful and invasive. 

I have the entry way, pirate-parrot-with-skeleton

the living room and, pirate-jacket-on-manequin

oh yeah, Pap’s closet,  pirate-closetcluttered with pirate costumes and props. 

One of the coolest things about being a writer in a small town is the ability to live your dreams, at least on a small scale.  I’ve always wanted to make pirate costumes, so I wrote a play about pirates for our new community theater.  I have to admit, I think I’ve managed to get pirate creativity completely out of my system.  Eight characters plus a giant octopus, that’s quite a lot of gathering and ruffling in a short period of time. 

The play is scheduled for the last weekend in April, and Pap’s egg sale only goes through Easter, so by May I might have enough of the mess cleared out to actually do some spring cleaning…or to write about fairies.  I’ve always wanted to make fairy costumes….

March 10, 2009 at 8:41 pm 6 comments

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