Category Archives: Uncategorized

A New Start This Week

After finishing stitching the Liberty Stars counted canvas piece last week, I took a break from stitching for a few days. Saturday my husband and I went bike riding along the Centennial Trail which runs along a strip of land … Continue reading

Posted in Cross-Stitch and Needlework, Personal, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments


TGIF! This has been an unusual week. On Tuesday my husband and I packed a few things, got in the car and drove to Lexington, KY — over 300 miles — to see Pearl Jam at the Rupp Arena. It … Continue reading

Posted in Creative News and Links, Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment

What is Your Pencil?

What is your pencil? What is the one tool that feeds your creativity and is so essential that without it you feel naked and unprepared? –Twyla Tharp, The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life I just finished … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , ,

5 Ways I am Blogging “Wrong” and Why It Doesn’t Matter

According to so-called blogging and marketing experts, I am doing at least 5 things wrong on this blog: I haven’t created a custom blog header. I haven’t created an About Me page. I haven’t added a blog roll. I haven’t … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , ,

The Onion Skewers the Creative Life

Oh, Onion. You are so right, as usual: Find The Thing You’re Most Passionate About, Then Do It On Nights And Weekends For The Rest Of Your Life I have always been a big proponent of following your heart and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged ,

Lynda Barry on Collage

Sometimes when we are stumped by a problem, making a collage can help by giving us another place to sort things out. Sometimes just gluing things down in an unplanned way can keep the mind open long enough for new … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , ,