I've had my head down, trying to make something happen over here, and since it's been a while I thought you might like an update.
You know how the skirt that I'm making is going to have box pleats? Well, after much research this weekend about fabrics, elastic, and sewing in general, it occurred to me that I should look up how to sew box pleats. My first search result pulled up this great tutorial from Miranda from the blog… Continue reading Serendipity, Signs, and Skirts
Yesterday afternoon I was searching for dinner recipes on my phone (trying to figure out what on earth to do with these little Korean rice tube things called duk that my youngest son keeps talking about ever since his grandma served them to him months ago), when my phone tweet-tweeted at me that I had… Continue reading Apartment Therapy!
Ira Glass on creative people and why they have such a hard time persevering in their work
Ta da! I've been working on my site, as you can see. What do you think? I got the idea to makeover my blog so that it looks more like a website nearly a year and a half ago, I guess. At first I was being all perfectionistic and picky about the details (shocker). I… Continue reading Website Makeover
I haven't written a blog post in an eternity. Luckily this is due to nothing more calamitous than it being winter, when the trees find themselves with no leaves and I apparently find myself with no words. But a canopy of yellow-green now lines the street to my daughter's school, so I too will start… Continue reading A Season of Doing Without
I have spent yesterday and today working on my book, which feels great because I haven't written anything in something like a month. December is the worst for creativity, I've decided. It's all gobbled up by the Christmas monster. (And if you try to tell me that Christmas is not a monster, then I say… Continue reading I Feel Like a Blob of Dough, and It’s Not Just From Eating Too Many Cookies