Category Archives: Crafts


Do you have those moments when some life situation allows you to suddenly and clearly understand some other matter you’ve been struggling with? I do. The moment came last night as I was carefully taking apart a book. Every one … Continue reading

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Why Toilet Paper?

Jennifer asks the question on her blog. This is a story. She was thirteen years old, struggling as all girls do to make sense of her life and her own self. Her world was crumbling. Her grandfather–the only father figure … Continue reading

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So here’s what I’ve been doing today. 🙂 Merry Christmas, everyone. 🙂

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Almost Christmastime

One of my all-time favorite Christmas songs was Almost Christmastime, sung by David Meece. I first heard it on the little white cassette tape that mom bought for us one year. At my former blog, I shared the story of … Continue reading

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Pre-Coffee Thoughts

It’s morning, I think. My brain didn’t get the memo, but the sun is up, and so am I. Forgive my disjointedness. Maybe I’ll offer a more coherent blog once I’ve had my coffee. For the time-being, you’ll have to … Continue reading

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Sometimes, in Winter, after the animals have stopped their midnight games of chasing each other through the house and tangling up all of my yarn, after all the lights are out, after my cassette stops playing, when the night grows … Continue reading

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Blue Jeans for Jenny

You forced my hand. I have to blog about it now. Anyway, I’m not trying to be funny with all that “it is, but it’s not” stuff. I just didn’t want to let the cat out of the bag. 😛 … Continue reading

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