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Finding Focus

My word, I’ve been away from this blog for a long time, so it is time to remedy that.   It is mid-October, getting to be late autumn in the WI Northwoods. 1,067 more words

Woven Shibori

The Terror of Not Logging In

One morning last week, I couldn’t login to my work computer.

On the one hand, this was a total champagne problem. I was not in danger of losing my job, of physical violence, or of anything else truly disturbing. 308 more words

Finding Focus

The Fine Art of Arguing

“My brother,” writes G.K. Chesterton in his autobiography, “was born when I was about five years old; and, after a brief pause, began to argue.” 264 more words

Growing Bigger

A New Name and a New Theme

This website has a new name: Curiosity Central.

The former name, Better Than a Baby, hasn’t been accurate for a while. When I launched the site, I was exploring my identity as a late-30s woman with no kids: the ups and downs of that, and the adventures it’s easier to enjoy when you don’t have children. 370 more words

Growing Bigger

Need Help Concentrating? Try the Refrigerator Method.


When I was a kid, my mom got annoyed when she saw me standing in front of the refrigerator with the door open, deciding what to eat. 424 more words

Finding Focus

Trying to wash away the dust...

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Pablo PicassoToday everything is HARD. Focusing on tasks that need to be completed–HARD. Anticipating tasks that need to be started–HARD. 155 more words