Final Reflection

I put off doing this post for a long time. I was afraid that I married Marc for the wrong reasons. Afraid that I settled in order to avoid being alone.  I have since discovered two things:  The man I married and the man I divorced are two different people. I settled when I didn’t move […]

Things I Ignored

So this is my song for the week. “No no turning back now I wanna be pushed aside so let me go No no turning back now Let me take back my life I’d rather be all alone No turning back now Anywhere on my own cause I can see No no turning back now […]

Trying my hand at gardening

I have recently learned that the former owner’s husband of this house is a member and owner of a local landscaping/greenhouse company. This would likely explain all the nice landscaping that has already been done for me.  Now, I am not very good at gardening. I’m very forgetful and neglectful and things just die on me. It’s […]

The Peace Lily

The story goes like this: My uncle (my father’s only brother) died in a drunk driving incident 2 days after my 13th birthday. (Don’t get me started on drunk driving) He had a peace lily (not quite this one) that my Aunt Dianne took, kept, killed a few times but always brought back. My cousin […]

Autumn Splendor instructions

Autumn Splendor part 2 Step 1: Unit A.    Working with 1 set at a time (from the 12 cut from the fat quarters), layer 2 7/8″ dark and light triangles to make squares.  Make 12 sets and keep sets together. Press seam toward the dark fabric. Each unit should measure 2 1/2″ from raw edge […]