Looking Back on 2013

This was a year of trying to get stuff into working order, and largely, it went very well. I moved into a much better apt with much better facilities, in a very nice neighborhood. I was able to see friends at weekly knitting about once a week, and spend the evening enjoying company in a…

Beads, Glorious Salvaged Beads!

With mom heading up to visit ME for Thanksgiving this year (but more on that later) I’ve been digging through supplies in an effort to “Clean” – read as: play with craft stuff, and then have a nice couple hours of panic cleaning before she arrives. That said, I dug through a pile of old…

Making a Christmas Tree: It Begins…

As I’ve said previously, it too me a while to stop hating Christmas.┬áNow that I enjoy the holiday, I really love creating new traditions for my celebration, and here’s one that is a lot of fun for me: making my own tree. I know this tradition won’t last for ever- eventually I’ll get tired of…

Because Customer Service, That’s Why.

So, being ex-retail at this point I have strong opinions about customer service. Mostly those strong feelings are strong feelings of empathy for people serving customers. That said, this is just a quick post to introduce you to 2 of my favorite diverting blogs – which are 100% plausible. The Bitter Barista catalogs life from…