Archive For 28 February 2013

Sleeping in Seattle

Sleeping in Seattle

It was supposed to be a birthday trip, but funds were too tight in November to make it happen, so we waited until we could do it right.  With only a few days notice, we decided to go last weekend for  weekend trip. We caught the bus early to head to the train station downtown…

Too Close for Comfort

Yes, I’m still plugging along at the memoir. It’s taken forever to get through the second draft, something I was sure would be faster than the first. Unfortunately it took me two months and four workshops to get Chapter One to a place I could call good enough. Who knew it could be so hard…

Coming up

Coming up

A few weeks ago, I was on Facebook and saw this awesome pattern from Liesl + Co. I’m kinda of a sucker for capes and anything with a vintage feel and immediately fell for this one. I bought it within a few minutes (it’s a downloadable!), but it has taken a while for me to…

Free to Be

Free to Be

Sometimes you just need a day where you are free to be and do whatever makes you happy. With the daughter out of town (in Hawai’i, to be specific), I had a child-free weekend, a rarity indeed, and I wanted to make the most of it. I’d planned to spend Friday night and all day…

Do What You Can

Do What You Can

I have long had an affinity for quotations. Two decades ago I bought Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations just to peruse. I would find quotes I found funny or inspiring, transcribe them by hand onto Post-It notes and tack them on the fridge or bathroom mirror or such. Yesterday I decided to return to the habit, but…

Do what you can

Do what you can

I have long had an affinity for quotations. Two decades ago I bought Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations just to peruse. I would find quotes I found funny or inspiring, transcribe them by hand onto Post-It notes and tack them on the fridge or bathroom mirror or such. Yesterday I decided to return to the habit, but…

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