Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Inside toilets RULE!

If you read my black widow spider post and were scared, I just wanted to add some more to it. I just found out from my mother-in-law that my husband's great grandfather DIED of a black widow spider bite! It was back in the days before inside toilets and going to relieve yourself was often a very hazardous situation with the snakes and spiders and scorpions and lack of soft toilet paper. So the last part (toilet paper) is a joke, but it was dangerous back in those days and quite a few people died from bites of venomous creatures that hid out in little dark buildings. These things just remind me how lucky we are to be alive now with inside toilets and Nutella and pacemakers and A/C.

And I see from the comments that many of you have faced these scary little spiders and you did it so bravely! My grandmother just told me that she finds them in her flowerbeds all of the time and she lives 10 minutes away, so why I haven't seen one before I haven't a clue. Lucky or just blind?

89 comments:

  1. Why not name it like your description, pink haze? I love your actions and really appreciate you giving them to us. BTW - I'm very much afraid of spiders too. There are supposed to be brown recluse spiders in our area, but I've never seen any and hope it stays that way!

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  2. Name for the action:
    Tea Dyed or Tea Stained

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  3. CoffeeShop Blush
    (Or hazy blush, powdered blush, etc.)
    If you pick my name do I get a free copy of the action? Oh, wait, I get one anyway! YAY for Rita!

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  4. Next to your actions, PW are my fav and are the only reason right now I want to upgrade to CS4. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!!(I'm not on flickr so this is news to me)

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  5. I'm thinking 'strawberry milk' or 'powdered strawberry milk'.

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  6. For the action name...vintage pink? And I'm so glad to hear Pioneer Woman's actions will be available for PSE!

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  7. I'm sorry, I have no name for you...although as the proud mama of a brand new baby girl I'm re-examining all those beautiful pink actions!

    But OMG!!! I can't wait to get my hands on PW's actions for PSE! Thank you two so much for all your hard work converting them!

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  8. First...YIKES about your husband's great grandfather! At least now you know to keep an eye out for the little boogers :)

    I'm not really good with things like this, but I'm gonna suggest {strawberry sundae}...sounds pink & yummy, just like this new action IS! Great job, again~Thanks!

    I'll be back if I think of something else!

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  9. How about "Rose Colored Glasses"?

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  10. Vintage blush?
    I'm thinking "my colors are blush and bashful, mama" - name that movie.
    I am SO excited for PW actions. You and Erin are the best!

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  11. "washed out pink" or "gone with the color" :)

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  12. How about "Rose-colored glasses"?

    Love all your actions - and I'm a black widow coward too-the scare the pooters out of me!!

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  13. I cannot wait for the PW PSE actions!! You guys really do rock! I kind of like the name Bashful for the action!! Love your stuff!

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  14. Perhaps "Hazy Days?"
    I love your actions. I'm sure you have heard that numerous times before but they are so fun and I love adding them to my pictures.
    I can't wait for you to come out with PW's actions. I really like her 70's one.

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  15. This is the best day of my life! I've been DYING to use PW actions but can't afford Photoshop! THANK YOU SO SO SO MUCH!!!!!!!!

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  16. Cotton Candy came to my mind immediately. : ) Although a lot of the other suggestions were fantastic. Naming things is so hard!

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  17. Beautiful action...thanks!!

    Pretty in Pink
    Pink Mist
    Pinkness (is that a word?!) :D

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  18. Bless your hearts. You guys are wonderful and make photo editing a blast. I haven't had this much creative fun ever.

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  19. Hallelujah!!!!! Glory be!!! I cannot wait!

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  20. oooo la la. this is pretty!

    how about "sleepy haze"

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  21. okay... missed that last part of your post....



    Y.E.A.H. pw actions for pse!!!!!!!!!!!

    that's sweeeeet.

    YOU girls are awesome!

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  22. okay... missed that last part of your post....



    Y.E.A.H. pw actions for pse!!!!!!!!!!!

    that's sweeeeet.

    YOU girls are awesome!

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  23. Pink Haze sounds good to me too, or Cotton Candy or Hazy dayz...
    I'm so excited about the actions. I was gonna write to you guys and ask if her actions or YOURS for that matter could be made as .atn files and just extracted into the action folder instead of photo effects. There is an action player in PSE I wish I could use more often! :)
    Can't wait, and Thanks again for all you do!

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  24. What about pink lemonade?
    And I am so excited for the PW actions! I enter the I heart faces contest every week and I am constantly told that people use PW actions for all their editing, and I have been so jealous. No longer thanks to you!

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  25. I like the Vintage Blush name that was suggested earlier. I am also SO excited about the actions!!!! Thank you so much for your work. I didn't want to buy cs4. This is so awesome!!!!

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  26. Soft Blush...I also like Vintage Pink that someone suggested...looks fabulous...can't wait for PW actions!

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  27. I am thrilled!!! Thrilled to find out that you are converting Ree's actions to PSE. Oh my, thrilled.

    Can't wait! Oh I am in a "Pink Cotton Candy Cloud" of delight over this news.

    Jen

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  28. I say "sun fade"
    I could have wrote everything you said about the spider. I have a love hate thing for them too. Can't kill them...very afraid of black widows. I found them all the time in Montana. Now that I am in Montana I don't see them. Once when I worked at an office I pulled a box out from under my desk to find a very very large one living just inches from me(for months they thought) The exterminator said it was the biggest one he had ever seen. I too kept it in a jar for a long time. Funny how the things we fear are also the things that are amazed by.

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  29. Hi! First of all, I just want to say Thank You so much for all the actions! I absolutely love them and your blog!! In regards to naming your new action, what about flushed Veil? I am not very good at this, but thought I would toss it out there for you!

    Kim

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  30. CoffeeShop Dusty /DustyRose /DustyBlush

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  31. Thank you so much for working on making the Pioneer Woman's actions and translating them into PSE ones. Can't wait!!!

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  32. what about plush blush... looks comfy soft and pink :)

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  33. That is awesome news about PW actions! Great job and THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!

    Suggested name? Faded Memory

    I really love your actions and your blog! Keep up the great work!

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  34. Rosewater or Rosewater Haze

    What a pretty action! Looks so feminine and soft! Thanks for all the work you do!

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  35. Why not name it Rose colored glasses?

    I AM SUPER excited to hear about your transformation of PW's actions!

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  36. So, I'm thinking that since this was created during the "black-widow turmoil" we associate this name with it.

    How about:

    Pink Hourglass (my favorite)
    or
    Pink Widow
    or
    Widow's Pink

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  37. So excited about get the PSE equivalent of PW's actions! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!

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  38. "Vintage Rose" is what I thought of when I saw the edit. It's beautiful!

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  39. Name it "Faded Glory"

    I can't thank you enough for converting Ree's actions for us PSE users. Oh wait I just realized how I can thank you... I'm going to paypal and donating to you again. Hugs to you!!!

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  40. Pink Mist
    Rosy Mist
    Sweet Rose Mist
    Misty Pink
    Pink Brume

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  41. I'm thinking of Ambrosia or Divinity or a Strawberry Shake or Shirley Temple or something. It makes me think of some frothy creamy dessert for some reason. Maybe I'm just hungry.

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  42. How about Hushed Blush...Thanks!!!

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  43. Timeless.


    That's it. Just timeless.

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  44. Naptime.

    it was, after all, done during this most important Mommy Time.

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  45. Am I too late to make a suggestion? How bout Fade to Pink?

    Another... THANK YOU SO SO SO MUCH!!!!!!!! and Y.E.A.H. pw actions for pse!!!!!!!!!!! that's sweeeeet.

    YOU girls are awesome!

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  46. Mmm, vintage rose or strawberry milk, I don't know, I'm not that great with naming things.
    what a horrible way to go, a spider bite must be so painful. One of my older brothers was bitten on the backside when he was camping once in a remote bush area by a redback spider (looks similar to a black widow, which we fortunately don't get here in Australia, we make up for it in other deadly snakes and spiders,lol)they had to take him by helicopter to the nearest hospital. He said it was worst pain he had ever experienced in his life not to mention really embarrasing.

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  47. Seeing as though it was created in breast cancer awareness month and the color is pink. Why not call it survivor haze or survivor pink or pink ribbon haze?

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  48. How about Powdered Haze.

    I am thankful I do not live in Black Widow Spider land!

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  49. I like pink haze too. This looks pretty on its own, but I'm thinking it would also be a great prep for using a texture.

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  50. Rita, you and Erin rock!! I'm really looking forward to the PW conversion as well as your two new actions. Now I know I won't be getting any housework done....too busy with photos!! :)

    As far as a name...I'm not really good at naming things, but I did see a couple in your comments I thought were nice....Rose Colored Glasses or Vintage Blush.

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  51. White Zinfandel?? Because the color of pink can vary depending on the 'process'?????? :) I'm not an alcoholic or whine-o but this name just popped in my head! :)
    I think it's beautiful and cannot wait for the actions!
    Thanks so much!!!
    And yes, we had a black widow not too long ago in our garage..!! ACK! That's where we keep our shoes many times....we are in Ga.

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  52. Well, you were talking of your grandma so how about calling the action "Grandma Rose"?

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  53. How about Soft Petals? Love your actions.

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  54. Keeping with the Coffeeshop theme:
    -Strawberries n Cream
    -Strawberry Smoothie
    -Strawberry Latte
    -Berry Kissed Latte
    -Creamy Blush
    -Creamy Pink Froth
    -Pink Sugar


    That's all I got...Oh, wait! PW RAWKS!!!! Can't wait!

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  55. Yea for PW elements actions. You guys are the bomb!! Thank you, Thank you for all your generous hard word!! Did I say thank you?!!

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  56. Since it's Natl Breast Cancer Awareness Month (Oct), and your action is Pink (their color), how about something with that in the title to raise awareness?

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  57. I think you should call it Pink Lemonade. I am so excited about the PW Actions. Thanks so much for converting them :)I am off to buy you a cup of coffee!

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  58. I say Romantic Rose for the name.

    As for the PW actions being made available for pse, thank you! I am so thrilled!

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  59. You should call it Mauve Daze.
    Sweet mercy! That is awesome news. I love your actions and I can't wait to use PW's.

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  60. I think you picked the name already! Pink Haze sounds perfect to me! Thanks for all your hard work and efforts, they are greatly appreciated!
    xoxo, Tiffany

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  61. A Pioneer conversion...OMG, I'm so writing a good letter to Santa about you!

    I like Sweet Surrender...since you surrendered all of the color to reveal the natural beauty.

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  62. I have no name suggestions, but this action looks like it's going to be great!

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  63. Hmmmm... Here are my ideas:
    -Faded Bubblegum
    -Muted Strawberry
    -Vintage Pretty in Pink

    It looks like to me it has some yellow in it as well as the pink you mentioned- so my favorite idea is "Pink Lemonade" - or since it is muted you could call it "Watered Down Pink Lemonade" - but i didn't know if that would be too long! Anyways! I can't wait for the new Baby Powderroom!!! I some baby pictures that i am saving just to test it on! : ) Thank you girly! You're the best!

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  64. Rats -- someone already mentioned blush. Ok -- how about dreaming in pink???

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  65. Oh my, these are all so excellent and now I am more confused than ever!!!

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  66. I'm so excited that you are making the actions work in PSE! I love Ree's actions and have been wishing she would make them work in Elements for a long time! Can't wait!

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  67. Berry flavored tea :)

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  68. Rosy Dream :) And PW actions for Elments -how awesome!!!!

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  69. OMG! I am so excited about the PW actions! I have wanted them but, obviously, don't have PS. Your actions are pretty easy to use, so I think that it will be a marriage made in heaven! Can't wait to download those babies!

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  70. I CANNOT WAIT for you to finish the PW action sets. I recently purchased PSE and have been trying to upload your beautiful actions without luck. I am going to have to get the kinks worked out before you finish. What a great site!

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  71. Hi,

    pink fog or pinfoged ? [;)]

    I love your actions ! Thank you !

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  72. i just want to add to the many comments saying THANK YOU for doing PW's actions for PSE! i was starting to think i might have to start saving for CS4, but i am SO glad that i wont have to! thank you SO MUCH again! ps. i ♥ all of your actions! they are all so awesome! ps. i like the previously mentioned name of vintage blush. Ü

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  73. I am SO SO SO excited about the Pioneer Woman action conversion! You girlies totally rock and THANK YOU for everything you do!

    I like Blushing Bride as a name for your super beautiful new action.

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  74. i'd call it Rose Colored Glasses

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  75. Yea! I can't wait to get the PW actions for PSE. Also, how about Hazy Days for the action.

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  76. No name ideas, but love this action (as well as all of your others). Can't wait to use it:)

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  77. How about Smoky Rose? I love this action!

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