Category Archives: Quote of the Day

Stronger

I had today’s post already written and ready to go – I often write my blog posts a few days ahead. But then I read Friday’s post from This Crazy Blessed Life, and I knew my prewritten post introducing a … Continue reading

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Psalm 121

When working on new products, I will often spend several weeks considering and then discarding various design ideas in my mind before I ever make a test sketch or attempt to work out the design in fabric or clay. Psalm … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday

As I’ve mentioned before (here and here), I like to make a list each day of 10 or so things for which I am thankful. Doing this helps me stay centered on what really matters in life, rather than getting … Continue reading

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A Day for Cleaning

Arturo and I realized this weekend that, in the midst of life’s craziness (my new business, Arturo’s job hunt, etc.), we’ve let our house turn into quite the mess. We live in a beautiful, big, old house, with solid German … Continue reading

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A Day with a Friend

One of my closest friends has come over to spend the day with me as I work. I’m looking forward to a day of crafting, chatting, and soothing cups of tea. I am so grateful for the love and support … Continue reading

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Beauty on a Bike Ride

This past weekend, Arturo and I went on a bike ride through Burnett Woods, a park full of trees and trails that’s not far from our home. While out, I collected a few acorns to use for clay molds (photos … Continue reading

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The Joy of Teaching

Tonight is my 2nd bead class at Michaels. The topic of the evening is the fundamentals of wire wrapping, and the project is a pair of earrings. After the great fun I and my students had last week, I’m really … Continue reading

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