I like to crochet. It calms me. My aunt taught me how to make basic granny squares when I was around ten. Since then I taught myself how to read a pattern chart and have, to some degree, mastered a few difficult techniques. It's not a craft that I practice all the time. I’ll get … Continue reading 100 Word Challenge: Obsession
Might need it some time Can't throw anything away Could be worth money
Between my OCD-collector son, and “I-might-need-that” packrat husband, we’re one cardboard box from a Hoarders episode. The only time my home will be spectacularly clean is at my wake.
The job had taken the whole week, working several hours every night until she finally had her room the way she wanted it. She tried on every stitch of clothing she owned, checking her reflection in her armoire mirror. What items she wanted to keep were rewashed, pressed and hung in her closet or carefully folded and … Continue reading Erratic behavior