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Moderation has never really been my thing...

The second I picked up my first guitar in 8th grade I was positive my future had the word rock star etched into it somewhere.  I’ve never played a sport I didn’t honestly believe that I couldn’t play professionally and I can’t start a new business venture without beginning to picture all of the pieces of my empire.   94 more words


Finding Joy in Making

As I head into the holiday season, I once again have a list of projects not yet finished –some not yet started! There’s the hat and mitten set for a grandson, a dress-up skirt for a granddaughter, and the “purple sweater vest with a unicorn” for her sister. 301 more words

Weaving Inspiration

The Paralyzing Fear of Freedom

For thousands of years the powers that be have struggled to reign supreme over the common man. More often than not, the power play has been under the facade of some altruistic notion that somehow a more strict grasp on everyday life will contribute to the betterment of society.   508 more words


Simple stitching

It’s always so enjoyable to sit and stitch on a quiet day.

I’ve got a bunch of leaves that I’ve stamped or stenciled on fabric so it’s easy to pick one up, thread a needle and begin to stitch. 24 more words


Round Pillow

I have always loved to stitch. It’s a kind of work that gives immense satisfaction on completion. It gives me a feeling of accomplishment.
It’s been a long time since I did any stitching. 55 more words


Passion > Talent

Passion is something I have never struggled to find. I have always had a burning desire deep in my soul to do the things that I love most in this world. 529 more words


Tube Socks

Okay, here is my latest knitting project. I made these for my mom’s birthday, they didn’t get done quite in time for her birthday but they did get done in time for cold weather. 115 more words