So, I figured out iMovie a bit. I got the video done with a title card and a closing card. Great right? Wrong! I can't get it to upload to YouTube for some reason. I'm saving a copy of it to my desktop so I hopefully will be able to try that one. I tried to upload straight from the app, but it's not working for me for some reason. I found some pdfs of help guides to iMovie last night and downloaded them to read and learn more about the program. I am not sure at this point when I'll get my video up. lol . I did the 'share to Youtube' thing and I also set it to save a copy of my desktop. So far, I haven't seen either! I sent one to YouTube last night as a test. It said it was there, but it never showed up for me. Weird. I obviously don't know what the hell I'm doing. :P Hopefully I'll get it sorted out. If by some weird chance, my video DOES upload to YouTube tonight, I'll come back and post a quick post to link to it. Wish my luck. I'm going to need it. Geekgirl indeed! lol
Sorry about not posting yesterday. I had some issues. I made several videos on my bujo backpack. I wanted to put the one I liked best in iMovie and edit it. I didn't get anything into iMovie until tonight. lol I was going out it all wrong. It also didn't help that a lot of places said that sometimes the format I was using wouldn't work in iMovie. I finally figured everything out and got it in there. I put a little header and footer on the video to make it look more professional. I watched it to make sure everything looked okay. The title 0r header if you will was great. It went right into the video. The video played fine, but at one point, I had a problem. Seems when I was trying to set up titles and end caps, I actually put in a title title title in several seconds of video somewhere in the middle. LOL I will re-do the video tomorrow and get it right and then upload it. I want to learn more about iMovie so I can make nice videos for YouTube. I might get my channel going!
It was after 4 am when I finally got to lay down and try to sleep last night. I wasn't sleepy at all even then, but I made myself try. I woke up so tired and out of sorts. I'm surprised I was able to make my coffee! My friend called and she was talking about the date and I told her I didn't know what day it was, I didn't get any sleep last night. It's the 17th btw! :P
I walked today and believe me, that took some doing. I wanted to just go back to bed. It was sunny, but not really warm, so I decided to go. It was in the mid 50's so it wasn't really cold. I was nice enough out there in my hoodie. I was glad to get the walk accomplished. I did some more work on the puzzle. I'm still not close to finishing, but it's starting to look like I will finish. I took a picture to share. I moved some of the pieces to the chess board so I would have more room to work with.
I took some pictures of the backpack today. I did a video for YouTube, but the lighting and sound wasn't great so I'm going to redo it tomorrow and upload it. I'll link it on the blog when I get it done. For now, I'm going to share with you some picture of the backpack. Instead of putting my pens in the backpack in the pen cases, I changed it up. I took some quart sized milk cartons and cut then down and put them in the bottom. They are holding my pens! I have my Crayola Supertips in one, my Mildliners in the middles one, and my Stabilo roll of pens in the last one. I also have a few other pens in there. It works out great. I can open the backpack and everything is right where I need it. I put my daily/often use pens in one of my roll ups. It's orange so it matches the straps on the backpack. There is a pocket in the back that I put my bujo in and a ruler. There are two side pockets . and a zipper pocket in front. I put miscellaneous bujo supplies in there. There is also a small pocket on the back.
Here are some pictures. A video will come (hopefully!) tomorrow!
Remember yesterday when I said I was looking for a piece of my puzzle. Guess what I finally found tonight. I was beginning to think it wasn't in the box. :P . I got my old chess board out and put the rest of the pieces on it. I also moved some of the ones on the whiteboard over to have more room. I found that piece and I found the others at the bottom so that section is done. The top little part is next and then I'll go from there. I was close to giving up tonight. After getting that little section filled in and that one piece I needed, I was ready to continue to try and finish it!
My walk today was quite nice. I actually got hot while walking! It was nice and warm out there. It's supposed to be as warm tomorrow, but we might get rain. So far, it isn't a huge chance when it's walk time, but we'll see how it goes tomorrow. They are calling for thunderstorms too. I do not want to walk in one of those. I have before and it is not fun!
I had to run to the dollar store on my walk back. I was hoping to find a staple gun. I had one, but I broke it last night. :P . Dollar General didn't have any, so I went to Roses which is right next to DG. I looked over it three times and finally saw it. It's a nice one, it's metal, so I shouldn't be able to break this one. :P I also found some feather dusters like I'd been looking for forever! These are the ones that I used to get all the time at Kmart. They were $1.00 each, so I grabbed two. They aren't as big as the ones I used to get at Kmart, but I was just glad to get them!
Speaking of Kmart, I ordered myself three pair of shorts. They all came today via UPS and they all came in three seperate boxes. WTF!? Seriously. They put a pair of shorts in each box, pillow pack for packing and sent them like that. Why three boxes? That is a bit silly! I am glad to get them though. I also got the cutest little backpack for my bullet journal stuff. I downsized some of my supplies. Not a lot, but I downsized a bit. I also made a box for extra bujo supplies. I'll do a post about the bag and the bujo box tomorrow. Until then, here it the puzzle at the current time and a picture of a gorgeous pansy in a hanging basket at Roses.
When I moved my room around a few weeks ago, I forgot one very important thing. When I move the bed, I'm supposed to tighten the frame. It sometimes works loose when I move the bed around. I didn't do it this last time and last night as I was trying to get to sleep, I felt the bed jolt. The jolt was the box spring falling through! I have a lot of under the bed boxes, so it didn't fall down much. I had to take the bed apart today to be able to tighten the frame. That took longer than it should have, but I did it. The part that I usually have to tighten was secure. It was the other end of the frame that I don't usually mess with that needed the work. I got that done and I put everything back and then crashed for a little bit until I got up to fix lunch.
I walked today and it was pretty nice. It's getting warmer. Tomorrow it's supposed to be in the 70's! Whee! That is good walking weather! I ordered some of the shorts I like for walking from Kmart. Since our Kmart closed, it is the only way to get anything from them. I was hoping that the beach would still have a store, but sadly, they don't. I bought three pair so that should get me through the summer. I got extra just in case. Sometimes my things wear out too quickly and sometimes they don't. This way I have extra just in case.
I worked on the puzzle last night and then again today. I have another little part filled in. There is one piece that I'm looking for. If you look at the picture below, it's the once piece near the bottom on the left. It's irritating me that I can't find that one piece. lol I'll probably work on it a little more after I post this and do my French lesson. I am determined to find that piece! :p
Yes, that is how many pieces I was able to get into my puzzle today. lol . It was the two at the top that was bothering me, so I'm glad I got those. I want to give up on it, but I won't. I'm going to work on it again after posting this. There is so much of the trees and they all look alike. Ahh! I have most of the big trunk trees done. I just need to get the part in the middle.
My walk today wasn't too bad. It wasn't too cold. I only had a wear a t-shirt and a hoodie. It was sunny, so that was nice. I ran out tonight on an errand and I went right by Starbucks and I didn't go! I don't know why I didn't go. I guess I was worried about my car overheating in line. I usually don't have to sit in the line there long unless I get behind somebody getting a bunch of Frappuccinos. Then, it takes forever! I wish when they would get those they would go inside! It's like when you go to KFC and you are getting a single meal and you get behind a person buying a whole family meal. So annoying!
I woke up so tired today. I hate having to change the clocks. Fall isn't so bad, you get an extra hour. Spring, not so much! I am hoping to catch up a little bit tonight. That is the plan, anyway!
I walked today even though I was really too tired to do it. It was nice out there. I got to love on three cute doggies! A poodle that wanted to jump and her owner didn't want her too. Then, I saw two people walking a couple of senior doggies. One was a golden or lab mix and the other was a Basset hound with just one eye. They were both cute and sweeties! It's rare for me to get to pet that many dogs. Usually when I'm walking I sometimes see dogs but I don't always get to pet them. It was a good dog day! :p
I worked a little bit on my puzzle today. Wait... I worked a LOT on my puzzle today, but I only got a little bit done. I might work on it a little bit more. I went through the box and pulled out certain pieces to work on. Of that batch, I only got about 12 pieces together! This is a hard puzzle. I will finish it eventually though. Next time I go to Target, I'm going to get a puzzle I saw when I bought the stamp one. It was in between the one I got and that one. It's the same company and I really liked the quality of that puzzle. I'll get the other one and see if I can find more of that particular brand.
I also made it to the grocery store today. I needed a few things I didn't get at the first of the month. I was also able to get the majority of the stuff I usually but at the dollar store. I didn't want to stop and start the car twice on one trip. I only have a few necessities I need to get. They are small, so I'll just stop at the dollar store on my way home and pick those up!
I did a section of the puzzle today. I can tell that this is going to take a long time! I worked on this part for hours.
Yesterday, I finished the puzzle as you can see in the picture I posted. I also stopped by the dollar store on my walk and picked up two more puzzles. One is a dollar one and one is a $5 one. They are waiting for me to work them. Why? Well, I had another old puzzle that had been sitting for many years. It's very difficult and it's going to take me a while to do it. I got the outline done tonight and that alone took me several hours! The puzzle is going to be so pretty when I'm done though. I got the outline done and a little section in too. Here is the puzzle so far and the box so you can see the puzzle itself:
This one is not going to be finished in two days like that last one. The pieces are a good size, but they are cut weird. I prefer puzzles with a standard cut. This one is not standard. Also, the trees and the colors are very similar throughout, so it's going to be hard. I'll get it done though! I love the white board as a puzzle board. It's perfect. With this puzzle being so large, I won't be able to put all the pieces out at once, but when I do a smaller one, I should be able to. That helps make a puzzle go faster when I can glance around and find the pieces I'm looking for. Right now, I have the pieces that I've taken out so far of the patch of white in the sky. I'll get that done and then move to another portion. Working it that way will make it a little easier. That last puzzle spoiled me because of the colors. I just separated the colors out and was able to do it fairly quickly!