Tag: sewing

Nap Time

It was like waving chocolate or caramel in front of me. Better yet, chocolate with caramel. …and I could not resist. Look at the gray, white, and mint green together! I could not help myself. Look at those elephants! Are they not adorable? The plaid and triangle fabrics blend beautifully. But, the I Love You…

Rockin’ Bobbin

Since I hung up my scalers last year, I’ve been trying to fill the empty spaces. I began with yodeling*. At first I was simply glad to not be at work any longer–in that capacity, anyway–and I spent the first few months trying to heal a very worn, very stretched, and very tired back (dentistry…

Itchy Fingers

I hadn’t planned on threading my needle again until the grandkids came along. I’m still waiting on my future angels, but I’ve had itchy fingers. I needed to let my quilting self out. Let her create. Once I gave her permission, all $@^(&^$@ broke loose. First, I set up my room. The fabric you see…

The Retirement Me

In two days I walk away from the working world, I hope for the last time. It’s goodbye Working Me and hello spotless homemaker Retirement Me. My knickers are in a knot. My limbs are tingling, the fight-or-flight alarm is coursing through my veins. I can’t sit still or focus. I want to run (but…