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Ever Been Hooked?

31, August 2018

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Lately I have been tempted to start crocheting “something” and have been hesitant. My crochet skills seem rusty to me and the latest patterns seem intimidating. My solution? Bake!

An Obsession Becomes Villa-Realed

26, July 2018

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I have not written any posts on this website for almost a year, and I am not ashamed for leaving such an empty space in time. When I am distracted with life, focusing on writing is difficult. Last summer I spoke of the hand-crafted accessories inspired by the children’s show on Amazon Video, “Tumble Leaf” […]

Gripping Fear’s Tail

7, September 2017

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Experiences in life are teachers of future behavior. The behavior is based on a positive or negative moment, and maybe sometimes both. For me, I had a car accident in an extremely heavy rainstorm during a late evening (I was unable to see past halfway down my car’s hood, and did not realize I was […]

Checking Boxes

27, August 2017

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Whenever I am tackling how to balance my work and personal to-dos, I always find myself writing lists to organize and track the gamut of items. These lists outline the tasks to achieve my overall goals. Often the tasks fall into three categories: communicating information; reaching milestones; adjusting schedules. As with most people, I managed […]

Unexpected Priorities

20, August 2017

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The past five (GASP) years have been a roller coaster. I grew from being a newlywed to a mom while trying to keep a working foot in the door of my chosen industry. As I constantly found myself looking back to compare what I had done ten years ago to what I have accomplished in […]

Reflecting on Editing

10, January 2017

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In my last post, I have been reflecting on how to share my life online. When I began volunteering in the fibery yarn world, I was told by a known working knitter that compensation is never stated in public. Yet not to share information of being compensated (the details of how do not need to […]