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A Return

I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted here. I’ve been busy teaching, writing, and working full-time. How very American of me to do a million things at once and get only a minute amount of actual work done. But my priorities have changed. I had surgery in the spring, then a severe allergic reaction, then Covid. It’s helped…

Needle Arts for Sanity

When I think of her today, this is how I pray for her–that she will find joy and see the light where I believe she often sees only boredom and struggle. She often complained about things I hadn’t even noticed or ever thought of. Perhaps, she’s simply a deeper thinker than I. There’s something hidden away about her, or was. She smiled a lot, but she could turn furious on a dime and go cold at the strangest things.

The Katniss Shawl

(Shared from my Instagram) I’ve been working on the Katniss Shawl for my writer pal, Allie Burke, for a while now. It’s taken me a bit longer than I expected, but I think the finished product will be nice. I’ve chosen to do it in parts, with several stitch types involved. I will offer the pattern when I’m done. I’m…