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Monthly Archives: September 2007

cutting counter anxiety

I call it "cutting counter anxiety."  It’s that slightly panicky feeling I get as the Joann’s Fabric employees at the cutting counter call out numbers that are inching closer to mine.  It never fails.  I could be at Joann’s for hours poring over the math around my newest project, always without a pattern.  But every […]

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a kindred spirit

Unfortunately for me, most women here work outside the home, but I am fortunate enough to have met a couple of women who do stay home and are also "transplants" (the term people here use to describe us outsiders). Transplants like us tend to stick out in the crowd for a lot of reasons – […]

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We are still swimming and sorting through 8800 pounds of stuff that we managed to collect and carry across the country to our new home.  Eighty-eight hundred pounds.  Of Army gear, baby gear, toddler toys, clothes, fabric, antiques, books, and impulse purchases…piled onto a mounting To Do list including arrange furniture, paint, trim trees, stain […]

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Six.

We’re in our home and I’m back online!  We are still swimming in boxes but we are finally in the homestretch of making this transition. I swear this move is like pregnancy; I really could divide it into "trimesters."  I’ll update you with house pics & all the etcetera soon.  (The above pic has nothing […]

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