Learn something new Two winters ago, after years of trying, I finally learned how to knit. The problem with my first attempts was timing – I was in college or I was pregnant. But January 2009 proved to be the winning attempt. Winter is the perfect time to learn a new skill. The rush of […]
A time to finish
Last night, The Narrator was watching a video interview that Forbes did with Warren Buffet and Jay-Z. Odd combo, right? I caught bits and pieces of it while I was working in the kitchen, and their stories were fascinating. Did you know that Warren Buffet was denied entrance to Harvard? And did you know that […]
Wedding dress WOWs!
After my terrible nightmare last week, I cut out the muslin for my friend’s wedding dress and had it assembled in one evening. Then I had to wait. She was out of town and couldn’t come try it on until tonight. Fortunately, I haven’t had any more wedding dress nightmares in the mean time! And […]
Brain. Over. Load. Can’t. Think. Straight. The whole coveting thing? Yeah. Didn’t work. I’ll just leave it at that. I can’t even begin to tell you how funny I thought it was that the 6th World Congress on the Aging Male was held at the same time as the Original Sewing and Quilting Expo. The […]
Thou shalt not covet
Dear bloggy friends pray for me tomorrow that I will resist the ever-present temptation to covet and will instead practice the discipline of contentment! I’m headed to a big sewing expo in town this week and will be taking lots of fun classes packing my brain full of new tips and tricks that I’ll be […]