I will lend to you for awhile a puppy, For you to love her while she lives and to mourn for her when he is gone. Maybe for 12 or 14 years, or maybe for 2 or 3 But will you, till I call her back take care of her for me?
On the last day of 2020, I would like to share part of my life on my blog. 2020 has not been bad for me -far from it. I made interesting discoveries and my workrooms were messier than ever. I learned to sew face masks, made my husband my sewing apprentice, and before we knew what hit us we were were sewing, selling, and donating masks left and right. I started to collect bras.
I should write how it all makes me feel, yet I am lost for words. I didn’t expect a call like this, didn’t think I could be of any help, yet I was and it left me with mixed emotions.
Just like all the other stores and workshops in my line of business, they asked me as well. “Could you sew masks, no pay, we provide the material, but we are running out of 1/4″ elastic, perhaps you have some?”Continue reading →
One of the rare occasions I will show myself. Banged up knee, no front teeth, one of Grandma’s ridiculous haircuts, yet the boy on my side could not resist my charm and became my boyfriend for one summer. Continue reading →
I love animals, what you see is what you get. We know which ones are dangerous, poisoned even. We know the ones we consider harmless, likable, even useful to us and our species. Some we take in as family members, the cute ones, the fluffy ones, others we prefer to hunt and eat. Continue reading →
It’s way too late already. I just got up, slept in a bit, like I normally do on Sundays, yet it’s later than usual. Another spring-forward time change, which I believe somebody made up just to annoy me. Continue reading →
Did you know that Beagles are the preferred breed to be used -and abused- in laboratories because no matter how much pain they feel, they will never bite you? That’s sickening, isn’t it? Continue reading →
I watched my husband texting in snail speed -due to the one-finger-search-system he uses on any keyboard- and so I interfered. Helpful, as only loving spouses can be, I showed him the little microphone on his phone, and asked him to use it. Continue reading →