“Clarity,” Winner of the Arrowhead Awards Best Prose Work, 2004

CLARITY   The swinging wooden doors of The Red Marlin slapped shut behind me as I shuffled in to take my seat at the bar. Trish was there with precision handing me my drink and placing a wrinkled white napkin on the table in front of me. Her freckled shoulders wore the imprint of recent … Continue reading “Clarity,” Winner of the Arrowhead Awards Best Prose Work, 2004

Yesterdays, A Whimsical View of Childhood Memories

  Yesterdays Why don't you climb inside my braids and sing me a song? swinging out over the grasses our feet stretched so high the chain-link grinds as we rise toward sun Why don't you open up your freckles and let me inside? I need to know where the June bugs hide in the winter … Continue reading Yesterdays, A Whimsical View of Childhood Memories

How Keeping bullet Journal Can be Excellent for mental Health

I decided to start a bullet Journal after seeing it come up in conversation on a penpal group that I frequent on Facebook. Well, if there is a buzz about anything in a crafty department, then I MUST INVESTIGATE.  I have been thoroughly obsessed with looking through Pinterest, Instagram, all sorts of Google searches so … Continue reading How Keeping bullet Journal Can be Excellent for mental Health

When Good Intentions Wind Up in the Ort Jar

Happy Monday to you all!! This article is based on a project I had begun for my sister: to stitch a lovely picture of her lovely children...now you may not be a stitcher, but there is a life lesson here you may not want to miss... Before we begin, take a look at the "lovely … Continue reading When Good Intentions Wind Up in the Ort Jar

Elsie and Charlie In Stitches – Getting Started, and a quick update

I'll start with the quick update. The WIPocalypse is slowly becoming manageable. Firstly, Anna's birth announcement (pics later, after gift is given) is DONE! I had this wild idea to incorporate my mother's handwriting into the design and have her write out the birth announcement portion, which I would then chart and stitch. Lets' just … Continue reading Elsie and Charlie In Stitches – Getting Started, and a quick update