This year is shaping up to be another Year of Travel. I'll be heading to Minnesota in a week to present at the Native American Literature Symposium, followed by a trip to Williamsburg in April for RavenCon (I'm a guest!), traveling to Albuquerque for a work meeting in early May, a week-long trip to Hawaii … Continue reading A-Traveling We Will Go
A couple of weeks ago, as I was trying to wrestle my clean-and-folded laundry back into my drawers, I decided I needed to go through all my drawers again and clear out the clothes that never see the light of day. I generally try to reassess at least once a year, and will trot down … Continue reading It’s Never “Just Clothing”
If coffee were to disappear from the face of the earth tomorrow, I would not be alarmed. I rarely drink the stuff. When I do, it's in the rare form of a mocha or similar drink. The disappearance of tea, however, would be a disaster. I love tea. Which is fairly obvious to anyone who … Continue reading Tea’s Up!
If you, like me, are a fan of sewing blogs (an assumption I feel it's safe to make, seeing as how you are reading a sewing/crafting blog right now) you are undoubtedly aware of the #MakeNine challenge. I'm pretty sure it started through Instagram but, as I am an old fuddy-duddy who is not on … Continue reading There Can Be Only Nine
I've been doing a pretty good job of keeping on top of my "To Make" list for Handmade Christmas this year. As previously mentioned, I've managed to knock out most of the really big items (phew!) and have been working on the ones that take a lot less time and effort for me (read: anything … Continue reading We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Program
That is the number of handmade gifts still on my "To Make" List. I was able to check off the twelfth one last night, around 9:30. That might seem like a daunting number of handmade items still remaining, and in some ways you might be correct, but I take solace in the knowledge that I've … Continue reading And Then There Were Sixteen
I've been chipping away at my "to make" list for Handmade Christmas, and I'm happy to say that I've finished five items, and have five more solidly in the "in progress" column. The best part of the in progress tasks? Two of them are sewing crafts, which tends to be the easiest for me to … Continue reading Making Progress