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Sewing Bug

I go through creative phases in my life where I am inspired to make things. Sometimes it revolves around cooking and baking, sometimes drawing, sometimes sewing. Last month I made a few skirts using a fun book called, "Sew What! Skirts". The premise of the book is to...

The Temptation of eBooks

I come from a family of avid readers. Money was tight growing up, so the local library was an oasis of free entertainment. I remember spending hours in the children's section of the main library in Anaheim curled up with a good book getting lost in fantastic new...

Fear of Speaking

Public speaking has been one of my biggest phobias since I was a child. I used to hope for some catastrophe to befall me on my way to school rather than having to give an oral report. A 6.0 earthquake or being hit by a car seemed like a better alternative than...

New Site Using WordPress

It took me longer than I had hoped, but I have converted my site over to WordPress. I still have too many blogs in too many locations. I'm trying to decide whether I want to merge them. For now, I'm going to keep them separate and link to them via my Blogroll.  I'm...

Wacky for WordPress

I've become a fan of Wordpress. I have used it on this site for both my Cookie Chick food blog and my Drawing blog. I am not the most active blogger, but I have come to greatly enjoy the ease of creating entries and the joy that is Wordpress. At work, we are...

Driving with Whales

If you live in a city or even a crowded suburb, you know how frustrating traffic can be. You stop thinking of destinations in miles but in time. Something is not 30 miles away, it's an hour away. Of course this measure varies widely depending on the time of day,...

Found

The improbable story of a painting that got a way, finding it and the reunion of lost love.