I'm feeling a bit scattered and unfocused today. Why? It might be that recent strides that I'd been so thrilled to see our country making in moving towards a more true equality are being decimated before my eyes -- so quickly! First, my family, which is so important to me, represents a wide spectrum of this wonderful diverse country of ours -- and I don't think the rich tapestry that we have woven here could have happened in many other countries around the world. Second, we'r
How do we nurture the creative spark that might be within us? I admire the creativity and artistry that so many of my friends have. Am I drawn to that in others? How can I help bring it out in myself? I clearly have that instinct. I was making my PussyHatProject hat and completed one that matched the pattern very quickly (the ribbed section is pictured here). And then.... the voice in my head said "no, I need to change this as I don't really like so much ribbing" and now he
Looking out the window of my plane today I realized the speck in the distance was a plane that was coming in to land in a city below us. What an odd moment to see what an airplane in flight looks like.
I'm grateful for the friends I have that have taught me to look up and look out the window rather than always have my head down focused on a screen or book. Watching the sky can bring a certain amount of peace or inspiration. Best yet, if I'm knitting it doesn't distract or detract from the activity.