What I did: March 12, 2023

I have a few new bracelets that I made. I have been selling these for $7 but I have learned from my friends that I am selling my stuff cheaply.

This is a mix of semi-precious stones, glass, spacers, and metal beads. $10

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I made some scrunchies. This is my second batch so I may wait to raise my prices on these. I am also working on a couple of other things too.

This is a scrunchy. Made of fabric and elastic. I only have dogs and cats. $2

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So, I am learning as a new biz owner, there is a lot to learn. I like selling my therapeutic crafts and seeing where this leads me. I just got a brand-new, to me, sewing machine. It is a Bernina B535. Now I have to insure my biz items, organize my files, and start planning to get my things in order. I probably need bookkeeping software too. I do know that I can do this as a micro/ mini business. I think this may keep me afloat while I get organized.

If you have comments about what you think I should do leave them down below. Also, if you are creative and would love to talk about creativity and it’s therapeutic values. Comment below and thanks for reading.

ADG Plays & Reviews SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake “For The First Time” & Beyond | Parts 1-4

We Love Sponge Bob!


Courtesy of THQ Nordic PR, I play SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake “For The First Time” This series hopefully will cover the entire game and I already gave it a “Just Buy It” Final Review Verdict in Part 2. Find out what all the fuss about while witnessing the game in action, with my first four parts of my walkthrough.

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake is available for Nintendo Switch™, PC, PlayStation®4, and Xbox One.

Since its launch on July 17, 1999, SpongeBob SquarePants has reigned as the most-watched animated series for 22 consecutive years, while generating a universe of beloved characters, pop culture catchphrases, and memes, theatrical releases, consumer products, a Tony award-winning Broadway musical and a global fan base. SpongeBob SquarePants is one of the most widely distributed properties in Paramount International history, seen in more than 170 countries, translated in 29+ languages, and averaging more than 100 million total viewers every…

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A House, a Tiny-home, and a Trailer

What would you do if you won the lottery?

I have thought about this a lot, like everyone. I would love a house that my family or friends could live in or stay in if they were in town. I would love to have my own Tiny home for myself for my permanent residence. Finally, I would like a trailer hitch to a 6-cylinder SUV for nationwide travel. I think that would make me completely content.

Let’s start with the house. I have friends and family that travel, and some that can’t afford to live alone. I would love to have at least two temporary spaces for the travelers. One could be an Airbnb and the other just family. I would like four rooms and a full basement. The basement could have a private door for that rental. One of the other four would be the spare room for guests. I could let one relative live rent-free with the condition of upkeep on Airbnb.

The Tiny-home would be on the land and I could stay there. I would have a crafting space/office/dining space. I would want a shower, patio, and space for a guest to sleep. I may have a shed for crafting to but only room for one. I would want a bike trail nearby for outdoor rides. I also want a space to sell my crafts, like a lemonade stand.

Now we are going to talk about the trailer. I could use the trailer instead of the tiny home but I want to travel and give to people around the country who are in need. I want all the same amenities as the tiny-home but more stable storage. I will need a rack for my bike and the pop-out patio. I hope there is room for at least one more person. I want this to feel like a home away from home.

I think to some this may sound a bit greedy but if I only had the trailer for me, the other two could go to family members so they will never be without a place to stay. I remember being unhoused but I don’t think that it would be asking for too much to take care of my family with the money I won and provide housing for them. I hope this prompts you to think outside of the box.

NCAB Poetry/Art

These are the art submitted for the Homeless Mortality theme.

This is Diedre’s from Healthcare for the homeless Houston “Change” committee

“Success Can – Pressurized Fortitude”

Karen Adkins from St. Francis Day Shelter

“Krystle Wear”

Kyrstle Yang from The Gathering Place

“Unhoused Face”

Myra from Colorado Coalition for the Homeless CAB

A Plague Tale: Requiem’ Unveils New Story Details (PC, PS5, XSX, Switch) With A New Trailer

Is this a remake of “The last of Us” or a spin off?



PARISSept.27, 2022A Plague Tale: Requiem,the sequel to the critically acclaimedA Plague Tale: Innocenceby Asobo Studio and Focus Entertainment coming to Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®5, PC, and in Cloud Version on Nintendo Switch on October 18, just unveiled new narrative elements in itslatest story trailer.

Story Trailer:https://youtu.be/KK9vYJ1g2WE

As Amicia and Hugo set out to find a mysterious island in the hope of ending the curse which runs through Hugo’s blood, they find themselves having to rely on the help of the people they meet. Walking into foreign territory, the young de Runes are unlikely to make it alone… but how much trust can they place in strangers? The answer seems as uncertain as the island is beautiful and terrifying.

Thanks to NVIDIA RTX, the most advanced platform for ray tracing and AI technologies, a stunning visual journey awaits PC players.

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Sheila Miller

Sheila was one of the kindest, most caring, and loving people that I know. She was at the top of her game as a crafter and was inspiring. She would give without thought to whoever asked. Her spirit and what she gave to this world should be instilled in everyone.

Sheila loved a clean house. She loved Scubby Doo as her best friend and he loved her back. Sheila cleaned her house on binges. She would spend 2-3 days non-stop cleaning until she couldn’t clean anymore. Then she would rest for a few days. She loved to cook for others, and we enjoyed some of her Menudo and tamales. She had that neighborhood mother mentality. If she was cooking, creating, or whatever, you were going to be a part of it.

Scubby was her protector. Although he loved women of all shapes and sizes, he would get mad and bark at you, if you even looked like you were taking her away. If possible he would smell you from head to toe. He was an awesome companion for her and they belonged together.

As a friend, we would talk on messenger for hours at a time. She befriended my family, especially my mom, site unseen. My mom grabbed a shelf to keep all the wonderful things that Sheila made for her and welcomed more. I was inspired to boost my craft skills to be almost as good as her but I don’t think that will happen. I was blessed to receive gifts from her and be someone that she loved. I will miss her kindness and her love as my friend and sister.

May she rest in peace.

Juneteenth Festival

Here are a couple of the things I sold at the festival. Most of them are under my products page.

Ella Blast

This is an 8×11 print of an actual art piece that was collage, acrylic, and stitched. This is a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald. I think of her voice being strong enough to blast into space for everyone to enjoy.


This is one of four images for my note cards. This is my art print on cards for sale. They are 4 about 4 X 6 in size. Click the link for purchase.

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I learned a lot from this event. You need to keep cash whether you want it or not. Always carry business cards. Also, set up a clear inventory sheet to keep track of sales. Get a better-organized way to display your items. Have a separate storage container for your items. A co-artist suggested, “freeze a bottle of water the night before”, I thought that was helpful too. Then remember that everyone has their own selling style.

The Change of Life

I just turned 51. I now have hypertension. I need a single purpose to take me through the end of my years. I am a creator. I like to write, do art, and sewing. I have been helping people over the years with technology, resources, and basic comprehension of things that they need to do to keep their life going smoothly. I have went through substance use conditions and behavioral health struggles. Now that I am working on internal and external healing. What should I do at this milestone?

I have been trying to de service by giving back to the homeless community and sitting on boards to help with conditions that others struggle with. I have provided my story as a testament and still want to share my continuous struggle with others to let them know that they can get better. I have 4 years of clean time in my recovery and constantly focus on my behavioral health to keep myself balanced. I have gotten trained to work as a person with lived experienced and I am not sure if this is still the direction I need to continue with.

I have been apart of two different creative venues. I am a member of a community art studio. I am following steps to improve my art adventures and can become a professional artist on this line activities. I really would like to be seen as a creative and be respected as a worthy person for people to my art. I enjoy the challenges that I have been over coming. This could be an awesome career to pursue.

When I started my recovery and abstinence of drug use, I joined a writing group for people who have hard times. This group offered a safe space and allowed me to remove all the remorse and hurt into a form of writing. Then I started writing my stories, learning new writing styles, and making friends. Ultimately, I took a few extra workshops and found that I could write pretty good. I have published some poems and stories. I have a few stories that I would like to turn into a book. I could work on a writing career.

I had bought a sewing machine and I was sewing pouches, mending clothes, and making bowl cozies. My machine broke and so I decided to purchase a new one. I got in touch with my dad and decided to go visit him. He was 88 and I wanted closure before it was to late to show I loved him. The following 6 months we talked a couple of times a week. Some days were just fixing his TV over and over again. I bought him things that he said he asked his niece for but didn’t get. I also sewed him things because I had become better at sewing. The pandemic hit and changed everything. He was sick on Monday and I got a call on Saturday from a cousin saying that he was gone. He had gotten a respiratory illness on Wednesday, Pneumonia on Friday, then he was gone, incinerated and I was hurt. I started grieve but my friends mom had died, an old friend’s dad had just died first, then, more deaths followed. I was making masks, helping people grieve and I got overwhelmed. Sewing started soothing me. I made more masks for friends and family. Mending blankets, pants, and curtains for friends. I also decided that I was going to start up-cycling. I can now do so basic clothing patterns, bag/purse patterns, and quilts. I sew for therapy mostly but I would like to sell some of my items too. I would like to have a work from home biz with my creative items.

So I am using this blog like a diary, an outlet of my hopes and dreams. I am sharing things that interest me and new stuff that I have learned. I like sharing my struggles, adventures, and my life.

Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl “Jenny “XJ-9″ Wakeman” Universe Pack DLC “For The First Time” Gameplay Impressions & Review

Thank you for that walk through and showing this game. I think this #Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl seams fun to play. Also, Jenny is a weird character. I will have to look her up to see if she really is a good fit.


Jenny“XJ-9” Wakeman recently became available to play as part of the Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl Universe Pack. In this posting, I’ll be showcasing my “For The First Time” Impressions & Review alongside the press release for the pack itself. The press release also featured the official Universe Pack trailer, which can be also seen below.

First up, I give to you my impressions and review from playing on the PlayStation 5 “For The First Time”. I’ve also included some extra screens of the art extras from my playthrough finish with Jenny within this post.


Jenny “XJ-9” Wakeman Blasts into Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl

Grab the new Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl Universe Pack to unlock Jenny plus two more DLC heroes coming later this year: Hugh Neutron & Rocko!

MINNEAPOLIS – May 16, 2022 – Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl welcomes Jennifer “Jenny” Wakeman, aka XJ-9 from My Life as a…

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Listen to “Come Get Some,” the New Song from Method Man for Evil Dead: The Game

I really like the character designs and the plot.



The legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper and Evil Dead fan creates an original anthem for the multiplayer action game, coming to consoles and PC on May 13

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.May 6, 2022– Saber Interactive and Boss Team Games have announced the release of “Come Get Some,” an original new song created by legendary recording artist and hardcore Evil Dead fanMethod Manand renowned hip-hop producerStatik Selektah. Steeped with lyrical references to the Evil Dead universe, “Come Get Some” features original voice samples fromBruce Campbellas the iconic Ash Williams. The track is available now on major digital streaming platforms and stores. It will also be showcased in the official launch trailer forEvil Dead: The Gamewhen it releases on May 13.

Listen here: https://song.link/i/1622370650
“Come Get Some” Lyric Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQaoPaKf3ts

One of the most respected hip-hop producers in…

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