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Monday, January 4, 2010
When I Waste Time, I Do it Right
Saturday afternoon I decided to do a jigsaw puzzle that I got for Christmas several years ago. I love jigsaw puzzles, but haven't let myself do one for quite a few years because I get sucked in so completely that I don't get anything else done.
Well, as if that wasn't bad enough, when I started this one I learned that it is a 2000-piece puzzle! Wow! It's just hard enough: challenging without being just an exercise in struggling until it's done. I'm really angry with myself for starting it, because I can't make myself just give up and take it apart, so the best solution is to work fast and get it done. I need the table for my January project. (oh... not all the pieces are on this table- this is a huge puzzle, 34x42 inches when complete)
Here's what it looks like now. It's a collage of all kinds of Coke collectibles.
P.S. I had to add a new category of topics: "wasting time."