Work is Really Cramping my Crafting Time

Originally posted on capital2apple:
Dear Libby, I have been diligently working on my Christmas Stocking for Gavin and you can see the progress has been slow but steady. It is difficult to limit myself to only an hour of stitching each night.  As each stitch is laid the picture develops more fully beneath my fingers…

Cross-Stitching and Hormones

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Dear Libby, The dating pond is a tough place to be and I am happy to be on dry land. Keep your spine and remember not to settle. There is a swimmer out there willing to head to the Couple’s Beach with you but he is a little overwhelmed by…

Sing for the Next Life, Sing for this Life

Originally posted on capital2apple:
Dear Libby, Today I did something I have not done since we lived under the same roof. I sang while doing the dishes. There was no music. The audience was limited to the cats and kitchen appliances. All were kind as the words of my favorite songs slowly rose from…

Belonging

Originally posted on capital2apple:
Dear Libby, Must you discuss such things? Was not there another conference you could have attended that weekend? Young Knitters of America perhaps? A nice wholesome club where like-minded people knit mittens for orphans, drink tea and discuss the latest episode of Downton Abbey? Where if someone happens to be…

Sugar, We’re Going Down

Originally posted on capital2apple:
Dearest Libby, Utah. This is the solution to both your apocalypse concerns and frustrating customers. Before you rip up my letter because I am not taking you seriously, consider the following: (1) One of the main reasons the Salt Lake Valley was so attractive to its early American settlers was…