29 Oct, 2015

Happy Pumpkin Time!

2021-01-03T17:27:07-06:00October 29th, 2015|Tags: , , |

  Isn't this the cutest potholder ever? A knitted pumpkin? I fell in love with this pattern in the KnitPicks newsletter. Fall is my favorite season, and I love pumpkins [...]

27 Jul, 2015

Rejection vs. Failure

2021-01-03T17:27:15-06:00July 27th, 2015|Tags: |

"You do your best work after your biggest disasters."        Tim Robbins,        as quoted in The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp I'm not sure that [...]

18 Feb, 2014

Word of the Year

2021-01-03T17:28:41-06:00February 18th, 2014|Tags: , |

  I'm rather late sharing my word for the year 2014. Why so late? Back in November I already knew that "joy" would be the word for the coming year, [...]

4 Nov, 2013

Knitting!

2021-01-03T17:28:54-06:00November 4th, 2013|Tags: , |

  I've been knitting a lot lately; it keeps me sane while I supervise my younger son doing homework. I literally have to clicking away to stay patient, but I [...]

14 Jun, 2013

Create: Chainmaille Bracelets

2021-01-03T17:29:10-06:00June 14th, 2013|Tags: |

The other day I picked up my son from his summer internship at Blue Buddha, one of the largest distributors of chainmaille supplies, which happens to be here in Chicago. [...]

8 Mar, 2013

The Writing on the Wall

2021-01-03T17:29:17-06:00March 8th, 2013|Tags: , |

"Mom vandalized the wall!" - that was my son's first reaction upon seeing my word of the year written on our living room wall. "Hey, there's a word on the wall!" - "Does [...]

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