Survival Pedometer ~Beadwork

Find out how many steps it takes You to walk 100 yards.

Count steps & slide one bead for each 100 yds.

approx. 18 beads = one mile

Then slide a ‘mile’ bead & start over.This one goes up to 5mi.

Counting on a long trek could make You go nutz, I suggest getting an electronic one ❗️

Pedometer ~bead work
Pedometer

Summer Carnival Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher I made from ground score ❗️
“I ran away the summer of 2000 and joined a Carnival  troupe in central Iowa”

🎡🎢🎠

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Won a blue ribbon at the Green County, Iowa 4-H fair
I made it in Ogden, Iowa on-board the tour bus/bunkhouse.

made by Washe Koda

The piece of straw is from the hat worn by the ‘Spinning Strawberries’ & ‘Tilt-a-Whirl’ operator (both rides manufactured in Faribaut, Minnesota)

 

We kept a 5gal bucket of fresh water handy to clean up after pukers  🤢

 

Homemade Logos using mspaint

There are all kinds of possibilities ❗️

Save your .jpeg (Joint Photographic Experts Group)  file to a .bit (Bit Map) file. These are some I’ve made for social pages and my web sites.

 

 

And of coarse My main logo I submit when ordering  business cards/magnets, Zippo,coffee mug…
512x512 WK logo
Avatar / file Icon

File Icons

To me MSpaint is funner then playing video games 😉

 

File Icons

Even made one of favorite .gif’s 🙂
Winky washetoothff
The elusive saber toothed winky dinky

 

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I did not use mspaint to make this .gif. See all my .gif’s on Giphy at  👉https://giphy.com/channel/washe-koda

1980’s ‘photo hack’

 

Birds on the porch 🐦

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Hacked photo! After a couple martinis 🍸, a long time ago, I got the scissors out and cut up 5 photos and glued the pieces to a blurry picture of a mocking Bird in flight sent it through the scanner and got an image+ 😉 ❕ A year later I got my first computer, in twenty five years, and immediately installed ‘PhotoScape’  ❕

My Homemade Kite Collection

In 1986, while living in Park City, Utah, my father gave me 100 yards of assorted Rip-Stop Sail Cloth. I had just finished refurbishing a 1950’s Singer, acquired while ‘dumpster diving’, so I became a Kite Maker. (If Nature gives ya lemons ya make lemon-aide right❕ Homemade Eight foot Box Delta.

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Compound Box Kite ~Eight foot nose to tail with 4 ft wing spans. I call it my ‘Dragon Kite’

Decoration Day 2017 (22)

Ole Glory

Tie Down Stake

 

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