30 September 2010

Just Heard this On the News

I had 1/2 an ear listening to the news and I just heard the Flintstones are 50 years old today! Whooo Hooo happy birthday!  I also learned something else, this was the first prime time cartoon, and also it was based on the  Honeymooners.  I went looking for a clip to post here and there are many, many available on Youtube.  I chose this one to illustrate how much our society has changed--a commercial done by the Flintstones advertising cigarettes!

And here's a picture from the Honeymooners.

Another WIP and Nothing Else Finished!

Here I am, hopping to yet another project without finishing up the others I have underway!  I needed something to work on that was "brainless."  So, I went digging in my stash and dug up some Christmas yarn--1 skein of red and 1 skein of green (ssshhhh don't tell anyone--I've had them for a few years). I also had some Red Heart SS in white.  I'm using these to crochet a super-sized granny square to use as a throw.  I'm going to give it to a dear friend for Christmas.  Here's where I was at with it this morning: