I frequently parroted this parable as a way to remind or convince (persuade?) myself that I was going the right direction. It served to counter my backwards glances, my fears that I had made the wrong choice somewhere along the line. This perspective assumed that there was a “one true path” for my career/life. I … More An Arrow Only Points One Way
We put our cat to sleep Saturday morning following her battle with lymphocytic leukemia. I’m still in a vague state of disbelief and denial. Every shadow out of the corner of my eye tricks my brain – it might be her. I grew up allergic to cats so Maya was the first cat I ever … More In Memoriam: Sewing with Maya
Here are a couple snippets of my life outside sewing in 2016 1. We got a puppy!! This is Finn. You can expect to see lots of this cutie on Instagram. 2. I took a new job. Three years at the museum taught me so much. It was time for me to make a … More Top 5 Non-Sewing Highlights
For my niece’s first birthday, I gave her a life size (for her) Loch Ness Monster — aka Nessie — plush.
I am reaching the running-out-of-steam phase of Me-Made-May. The weather isn’t warming up. I really miss pants. I also wish I could do some laundry! … More Me-Made-May ’15: Days 19 – 25
It is a rare film that moves me so deeply that I leave the theater resolved to change my fate.
[Warning: plot spoilers if you have not seen Brave.] … More Merida’s Bravery