Monthly Archives: December 2010

Rituals & New Years

The dregs of 2010 are spiraling down the drain of time, leaving some of us in a reflective state, myself included. I am a firm believer in the [..]

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Life is What Happens While You’re Making Other Plans

Here we are, eight months after my mother was struck by an inattentive driver while in her car. During this time, she has received very little cognitive treatment [..]

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The Great Merger

I’ve imported all the Confounded by Quilting posts into this blog for convenience’s sake. CbQ will probably never be updated again, despite getting back into the craftier side [..]

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Falling Upon the Grenade

Internet, I want you to feel you can rely on me, trust me. I want you to know I am fully willing to throw myself upon the grenades [..]

Baking, Commercialism, Dietary Choices, Food, Gluten-Free, Health

The Modern Homestead – Automation

Part of coming to terms with modern society v. Simplicity is making the best use of available tools. Fortunately, I have this amazing boyfriend who is a hard-core [..]

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Realigning the Train Wreck

Despite the icy roads and temperatures of 10 yesterday evening, and despite not really feeling the yoga vibe, I went to class last night vaguely aware I would [..]

Fitness, Health, Mental Well-Being, Stress, Toxins , ,

The Book-Writing Experience at a Sprint

Here I am, “at long last” on the other side of having written the first draft of A Whole Book. Not necessarily a good one, mind you, but [..]

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