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I joked recently that it’s dangerous to be loved by me, because that seems to equal a diagnosis of cancer. Okay, so it’s not funny, but it sure feels true some days. Continue reading
I have to trust myself, my notes, and my ability to revisit a good idea later when it really resonates with a current design problem. Continue reading
It’s a silly kind of depressive feeling where I know I need help with some things, but I’m feeling just foolish and worthless enough to NOT ask for help. Continue reading
There are myriad organizations that support people, animals, the planet and arts which count on the holiday season to shore up their budget for the coming year. Continue reading
We live better than most monarchs have for much of the history of mankind. We had an exceptional Thanksgiving meal (and leftovers!) We know how lucky we are. Continue reading
I love this graphic, and wanted to share it. This has nothing to do with knitting, but it’s important to keep in mind. Especially now that the Supreme Court’s determined that Money = Free Speech (!?) Source: Frugal dad … Continue reading
One of the loveliest kindnesses we knitters & crocheters can engage in is to give a necessary gift. Maimonides wrote that there are 8 levels of Tzedakah (charity), the highest form being when neither the giver nor the recipient are aware of each others identity. Continue reading
Find the joy TODAY in what you’re doing, even if it’s restocking a shelf or mailing books [raises hand] because YOU are responsible for discovering joy wherever it’s hiding. Life is terminal. Continue reading
My mother used to say, “Assume the best about someone’s motives. If you assume the worst you’ll look like a bitch, if you assume the best the worst you’ll look is a fool!” Continue reading