Month: May 2020

Quarantine Favorites: How I’m Staying Sane

Quarantine is still going strong here in Washington, and to say I’m torn between wanting to go out and wanting to stay healthy and help keep that curve manageable is an understatement. So, like everyone else, I’ve been finding ways to stay busy and content at home (aside from work and keeping the house running). […] Read more…

William Morris Cross Stitch Peacock

An Ambitious Cross Stitch I’ve been a fan of William Morris’s textile designs for a while now. They’re the perfect blend of 1960s psychadelic colors and Victorian over-the-topness. And while you can buy pillows, drapes, tapestries, etc. of his designs, I wanted to try my hand at reproducing one of these designs. I finally decided […] Read more…

Literary Magazines: How I Submit to Them

A little over a year ago I started submitting short stories to literary magazines. And my oh my what a years it’s been. I’ve learned a lot about writing, and a lot about the submission process. I’ve racked up quite a few rejections, and a couple of acceptances. I even had the pleasure of withdrawing […] Read more…

Quarantine Pampering: Bathtime!

Relaxing in the Tub One of my favorite things to do is bath. And no, I’m not talking about a bath to get clean (that’s for the morning in the shower), but one in which the sole purpose is relaxation. I take one everyday; its my me time. I take a drink (usually sparkling water) […] Read more…