Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Kinship of Crafting

The Kinship of Crafting

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I am drawn to the whimsical, unique, colorful, fuzzy, cuddly, crooked and often messy things in life. I adore handcrafted goodies. It’s fun to see new creations and meet their creators. I am interested in what creative people do and how they do it. I don’t even have to like their finished product to appreciate the obvious effort they put into it. I enjoy seeing new things, hearing new ideas. Maybe you’re like this, too.

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Earthquake and Scissors…

Earthquake and Scissors…

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Earthquake and Scissors~

I used to live in Southern California. You know that place where everyone expects will fall into the ocean next time there’s a large earthquake ? We experienced some shakes and trembling. We had a few plate-rattling shakers and items-falling-off-the-shelves earthquakes that were long enough for us to have conversations about it, gather the kids and stand in the doorway until it stopped.  Read the rest of this entry