Is it a quilt or a rag? Seriously in need of rescue!

Death makes you very sentimental. It took me almost two years to clean out Plaid’s crate and put it in the attic. And I cried the entire time because it still smelled like him. Which made me miss him so much along with the pain of knowing I was washing…

Bookpile: May 2012

Heat Wave (Nikki Heat, Book 1) – We’re fans of the cop drama Castle thanks to my sister. It’s a buddy cop story with a twist in that she’s a detective and he’s actually a mystery/thriller writer shadowing her. The whole thing starts getting a wee bit confusing because Castle’s an…

Catching up on knitting projects

It would seem my blogging can’t keep up with my knitting. And I’m a really slow knitter (it feels like) so that’s not saying much for my blogging, now is it? In fact, since I took these pictures, I’ve gotten quite a bit farther with the projects. But I haven’t…

Bookpile: April 2012

Shatter: The Children of Man: Book One – Dang. Can I like a book and yet be completely annoyed with it at the same time? She created this cool world, developed really engaging characters, but then proceeded to leave me completely in the dark about the world and the rules…

Understanding and defining success

I read recently a neat definition of success. (I believe this was in 48 Days, but recently wasn’t last week, so forgive me if I’m crediting it incorrectly.) Success is a progressive realization of worthwhile goals. Progressive – As in you don’t get there all at once. It takes time,…