Stay Afraid

In light of my post yesterday about doing something this year that scares the bejeezes out of me, this quote seem appropriate.  It’s heartbreaking, though, that I only saw it because this beautiful, tough, inspirational lady passed away today. To say that Carrie Fisher was an icon is to put it mildly.  She was theContinue reading “Stay Afraid”

Sewing This All Up

Like many in this country, the results of the 2016 election were depressing.  In the aftermath, I was too upset to continue visiting my normal internet haunts.  Instead, I found myself turning to an unlikely source of comfort: sewing blogs. It probably shouldn’t surprise anyone all that much.  After all, creative pursuits have always putContinue reading “Sewing This All Up”

You Gotta Start Somewhere

A recent episode of the terrific #AmWriting podcast hosted by KJ Della’Antonia and Jessica Lahey featured the romance novelist Sarina Bowen. I’d never heard of Ms. Bowen before, but from the podcast it was clear that she’s not only a smart lady, she’s a really savvy businesswoman with a lot to teach. But the mostContinue reading “You Gotta Start Somewhere”