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Itching to Stitch - Part II

It took months to locate the materials for our wedding tapestry. During that period between the completion of the final design and the day that my specially ordered wool arrived, it never really occurred to me just how monumental a project this really is. 781 more words


Today's Gem of Insight #97

Today’s insight journey led me to the idea that hobbies are the spice of life. Life is full of responsibilities – work, family, etc. And as major components of our lives it’s no wonder that they require so much of our time and effort. 124 more words


Christmas Cards - top picks

While getting a pack of cards can save on costs at an expensive time of year, for special loved ones, selecting an individual card for each person shows a thoughtful and personal touch. 93 more words



The book I read to research this post was Success In Athletics by Carl Johnson which is a very good book that I bought at a car boot sale. 221 more words

Book Reviews

It's December already?!

Good grief, where does the time go? Only twenty-three days left for Christmas shopping, one week until the much-anticipated (for me, at least) Read Tuesday event, and somehow the entire month of November managed to pass me by without giving me a chance to make much progress on my new title. 218 more words


Today's Gem of Insight #82

Today’s insight journey led me to the idea that life really is much easier when we learn from the mistakes that others have made rather than constantly insisting on making our own. 270 more words



I decided recently that I am going to fully embrace all creative whims that awaken excitement and stir even the slightest bit of joy in me. 339 more words