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Adventures in Swearing Sewing

Well, I’ll be going to confession this weekend. Yesterday I learned two important things about myself. First, I am not utterly hopeless and bereft when it comes to all household arts aside from cooking. Second, that creative bastion of colorful swear words that I gleefully collected in college was in fact not eradicated from my [Read More...]

Don’t Feed the Trolls, or Be One

Last week, I posted this hilarious article on my facebook page, a critical analysis of the deterioration of a comment thread for a rainbow cake tutorial posted on an Australian Radio Show’s website. What started as helpful tips and clarifications devolved into an outright combox culture war. Getting a little worked-up here, folks. It’s rainbow [Read More...]

Beating the Tuesday Blues

Rainy, rainy, rainy here in the sunshine state. The nickname for Florida is clearly a lie. It is like we are in that other hemisphere, the one where it’s cold in the summer and warm in the winter, except here, it’s warm and sticky all the time, but the sun doesn’t shine in the summer [Read More...]

Living the Life You Have

In what will probably be news to no one, my Lenten lights-out-at-sunset fast was more or less a failure. I say “more or less” because I don’t actually consider it a flat-out failure. The whole point was to try and organize my life so that I would have some time for prayer and silence. When [Read More...]

I’d Rather Blog Than Be The Proverbs 31 Wife

Last time I attempted a haiku, a very nice person over on Twitter politely informed me that those were not haikus. I tried to defend myself after having my husband count the syllables, just to make sure I wasn’t hallucinating, but the very nice person on Twitter said that the problem was that a linked [Read More...]

7 Quick Takes Friday!

#7 Friday hath come at last. This is exactly how I feel about it, too. Too weary to be excited, but also too grateful that the Ogre will be around to let me sleep in tomorrow to stand upright today. Sienna just informed me that I look like this bear, as well. “But fatter.” Out [Read More...]

7 Quick Takes Friday!

Thank you all so much for your prayers. Liam’s surgery went very well, he is home and fairly cranky but otherwise fine. I only cried for fifteen minutes, and managed to pull it together enough to read ten whole pages of the book I brought with me. It was disjointed reading, though, because every time [Read More...]