I sat in the front row, quietly singing along. Suddenly I noticed the pastor on the altar make an exaggerated clapping movement. I looked, and to my surprise he was gesturing to me! He did the clapping movement again, and motioned for me to stand up. No smile appeared on his face; it was an… Continue reading Writing Experiment: Stand Up and Clap!!
Another thing I like to do is refashion clothing. If you’ve followed me for awhile, you will know that I shop in thrift stores for clothing. I can’t remember the last time I used retail for my clothing needs (except socks and underwear, though I am very slowly trying to change that. Oh, and shoes. … Continue reading Colourful Clothing Refashion Projects
See, I told you I’ve still been busy with creative projects! After finishing homeschooling this past spring (after sixteen years – WOW! It’s a transition time for sure), I have some more time now with which to photograph and write about said projects! Below is more dishcloth knitting. Sometimes I just start a dishcloth on… Continue reading More Colourful Home Decor Projects
Bit scary for me; but I want to start sharing some creative writings I’m experimenting with. Just a warning; they won’t be my usual colourful, crafty blog post updates. They are the results of my processing some more painful parts of my life, much having to do with church and patriarchy. If you are following… Continue reading Writing Experiment: Dear Dave
I keep scrolling on the internet, reading stories about how one of my favourite bloggers/writers touched people’s lives. She had a far bigger impact than I realized. I sure will miss her blogs, books, and snarky comments online when challenged by power-hungry leaders who probably felt threatened by her bravery and intellect. All that reading today makes me think,… Continue reading Fun Decor and Fabrics
Years ago, I discovered Rachel Held Evans, and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed her blogging and her books. When I learned a few weeks ago that she had suddenly experienced seizures during what seemed like a treatable illness, I started checking up on her every day (her husband would post updates from the hospital). I checked this morning,… Continue reading One of My Favourite Bloggers/Authors Died This Morning
Happy Spring of 2019! Yikes, it has been a year since I last posted about about my creative projects. I constantly have them on the go, though. And when I get around to photographing them and blogging about them, I always enjoy the process. As always, I will try to post more frequently about my… Continue reading Drawing and Painting