When passion is possession

My passion is to see the things that no one else sees, and to capture that moment. During a recent morning walk, I noticed what appeared to be a tiny side mirror from a bike or scooter on the ground. At first, I passed it by, only to backtrack and take the shot with my smartphone.…

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Roy G. Biv

Roy G. Biv… red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet – that elementary school acronym we learned so we could remember the colors of a rainbow, and their prism sequence. Roy and I have been hanging out the last few days. He’s my crochet muse. I’m making a set of nesting bowls, using some…

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Pearls off a string

One of the perks of joining in the February “Make” NaBloPoMo is that I’ll have a lot of new jewelry to wear, or else, I’ll be far ahead on my Christmas gift planning. Last night I finished a new bracelet. I shamelessly copied one from Overstock.com Worldstock. I had all the elements in inventory and it went…

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Space of her own

For all intents and purposes, our daughter has moved out of the house. This is a good thing, but because it’s not all “official,” we haven’t done much with her room. As it stands now, it’s more of a glorified walk-in closet than a third bedroom. It is so crammed full of her leftover stuff, our stuff,…

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This heart’s for you

I blame cabin fever. It’s not particularly cold where I live – not compared to my Yankee neighbors’ snow storms, but it’s been rainy and I’ve been staying in more than usual. I miss my daily walks, though I still get them in when the weather breaks. Without any little ankle-biters to wrangle, I needed something…

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