Tag Archives: Life on life’s terms

MD5 One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Practice makes better. This is why commitment is important. Today I attempted to solder the bezels for my stones to the backs that form the piece. I knew this could be a challenge, because there are a lot of things … Continue reading

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Where Have I Been???

I just realized it’s been almost two months since my last post. Wow. My excuse is that I’m in the process of moving – we built a new house on the opposite corner of the greater Columbia area from our … Continue reading

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BitterSweet

No big changes in life happen without mixed emotions. At least, none of mine ever have. This time is no different. I’ve just retired from my job of 17 years. Last Tuesday (March 1) was my last day there. I’ve … Continue reading

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It’s Not the Same, But It’s Good

I’ve finally settled in to the fiber I’m working with now, the merino-silk blend that I wrote about before. I’m keeping it pretty well at the diameter I want, and I’m accustomed once again to how it handles. I finished … Continue reading

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I don’t want to like Yoga. There. I said it.

Work is brutally busy and stressful right now. Mick and I are making no progress on the design for our new house-to-be. I’ll be 59 in just a few weeks, and I feel like this upcoming year is going to … Continue reading

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Release and Connection

That’s the theme for this week, apparently. Since my last post, I’ve traveled to Hooppath and home again, which was a much bigger journey than it sounds like. I went with the intention of being cracked open emotionally and spiritually. … Continue reading

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Tired Spinning

As it turned out, I’m too tired after a very long day to tackle plying silk. I had challenges just getting it off the bobbin onto the winder, and I’m smart enough to know what that means. Rather than make … Continue reading

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Real Food Sunday – It Feels Like Cheating…

This is one of those weekends. Lots of “outside” activities and the time change. We were out late last night, and today we have the Little Yellow Music House. So I decided to give myself a break this week and … Continue reading

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My Daily Spin – Weekend Edition

I’m spinning this merino Fusion at one ounce per bobbin, and I finished the first one Saturday. That meant a nice long session, which was great. Very relaxing. Sunday, not so much. The spinning was good, but not enough time … Continue reading

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In the Moment

Today, I am ridiculously happy for no apparent reason. My life is really no different than yesterday, but my attitude is very different. I am determined to enjoy it while it lasts. So what are the good things I’m pleased … Continue reading

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