Last summer, I came across an interesting knick knack shelf shaped like a hot air balloon at a rummage sale. It was exactly $1 and the kind of thing that is just so unique and interesting that I have to buy it even though I have no use for it. 240 more words
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The Fine Line:
(between show and tell)
Any writer who’s ever read a book on writing, taken a class on it, or just received a critical review will have heard about the idea of ‘showing, not telling.’ I’m not here to necessarily rehash what many of us already know. 456 more words
I’ve been homeless, I did indeed have problems getting a shower every day, I did indeed suffer through some cold days and nights, I was always hungry, I was always on my feet, washing clothes was a nearly impossible feat, I cried a lot, I felt lonely, I never ever got enough sleep, and my body started to break down, which brought on internal painful infections, and I had to deal with depression and PTSD, and while I was homeless my mom succumbed to cancer. 86 more words
Fabrics from mid-90’s stash. Lots of original Thimbleberries fabrics (ergo the ‘retro’ name). Still love those fabrics.
Free motion quilted on my Janome. Did freeform feathers in the beige areas, water-like movement in the dark. 42 more words