Mercury Retrograde and Being a Pain

I like doing this stuff, you know. Messing with colors, sprinkling on dyes and saturating the cloth with soda ash …………….. waiting FOREVER to see what it looks like – I love it. Then I like actually DOING something with the fabric. I’ve been on a garment sewing kick since 2008 when I bought my…

Just Being Here Now

Being where I am, and not being where I’m not – that’s my recipe for living. You could call it mindfulness, total meditation or Zen. Whatever you call it, for me it is the only way I can function. And it isn’t easy, paying attention. It doesn’t matter whether I’m depressed, angry, ecstatically happy or…

Making A Home

I have memories. Memories of my Grandma Hattie, my Grandma Nannie, my mother Lucy, all women who made a home, fed their families, worked outside the home and did so with little or no money. My mother was born a week or so before the Stock Market crashed in 1929. She never knew what life…