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Blueberry cobbler

After morning class, I washed my hands and started to bake. It’s that time of year, and I’m finally delighted at the upcoming holidays, for the first time in a long time. I had to practice with a new variation … Continue reading

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The right fabric

Costumes can be incredibly fun; they allow you to experiment, expand, see from a different perspective a little bit. Every once in a while I get an inspiration to create one for an event, and I generally get carried away … Continue reading

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Hot springs in falling snow

The rains have started, a little patter of gray wet poetry. I want to curl up in something cozy, and wallow in art work. I feel newly inspired, a consequence of reading a phenomenal book plus learning a wicked great … Continue reading

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Alterations

Altering boring clothing is one of my favorite things. I like to take a completely plain article like a basic dress and go at it with scissors, seam ripper, or maybe add a ruffle, some ribbon or trim that will … Continue reading

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Lonely like forever

Depression woke me at 6:30; heartbroken and sore down to my soul. Lonely like forever, despairing for humanity in general and myself in particular. Given the current state of things, I decided I needed to do housework in heels and … Continue reading

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Words of wisdom

“Art is to comfort the disturbed, and to disturb the comfortable.”- unknown Brilliant. Seriously. I went out for beer and hot dogs with a beautiful bellydancer/costume designer/corporate coworker this evening, and she told me that quote. I knew right away … Continue reading

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Blue dress

I was a rebel and didn’t follow the directions again. The regular pattern didn’t work for me so I branched out even further than last time. I think it will all work out though. Until I can make a dress … Continue reading

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Mid-winter mania

Phew, I was ready for that second wind. Sometimes doing a hard workout will help me relax, and other times it gets me jacked up on happy brain chemicals. Today was the latter. After the early class at the gym, … Continue reading

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A stitch in time

This is how I feel sometimes- Like these stitches that are attempting to fix my favorite pair of jeans. There’s clearly a scar there, and they will never be the same. On the other hand, the scar adds some interesting … Continue reading

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Ninja style

I did it! I went for a quick, hard, and slightly dirty bike ride instead of having a cigarette. Luckily I live next to a mountain that I can bike up and down, wahoooo! Take that depression! I’m kicking your … Continue reading

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