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(For the uninitiated, Sunday Sevens is a weekly series of posts with seven-or-so pics from our week’s activities.  Natalie is our facilitator, enabler, and Fearless Leader.)

I was SO tired of the exercise DVD I’ve been using and wanted something with more upper-body work, so I tried this one a couple of times this week.

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Am I the only one who feels like a moron when she tries to do aerobics?  I get my arms and legs all tangled up and can’t figure out how to get from one movement to another . . . it’s not pretty.  I’m getting better each time I do it, though, and was surprised to find I had more upper-body strength than I thought–was able to do the workout with 7-pound weights with minimal pain in the days afterward.

Made a lovely pizza with the andouille sausage I bought in Olympia.  I might try this recipe next time with fresh tomato instead of roasted.

Yes, my pizzas are always amoeba-shaped.

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Another walk with my mother this week along the banks of the Columbia River.

I’ve been slacking off on using sunscreen–must get better at that!

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Bonus picture because COLOR–brand new lime green foliage against that blue, blue sky.

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Grilled jerk chicken sandwiches using this marinade.  I liked the BBQ sauce in the recipe, but found it to be too much with the spicy chicken; I’m saving it for marinating more chicken this coming week.

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Tucks and facing done in my blouse fronts, darts done in the back.

Man, if you like marking fabric, B6026 is your pattern.

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I’m considering using another pattern with the “Yellow Submarine” fabric, just because I’m not sure it’s worth it going through the hassle to make all those tucks on such a wild fabric.

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More sewing in the works today, as well as roasting a chicken for dinner.

Have a fabulous, colorful week, everybody.

STH

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