The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making Apr 14, 2017 Twelve-year-old September lives in Omaha, and used to have an ordinary life, until her father went to war and her mother went to work. One day, September is met at her kitchen window by a Green Wind (taking the form of a gentleman in a green jacket), who invites her on an adventure, implying that her help is needed in Fairyland. ...
Week Fifteen Apr 12, 2017 This week was fun. I wrote some of the hardest things I have written. Funerals are apparently not fun to write about. It didn’t help that there was a memorial service happening at work around the same time. I was in need of chocolate. And the worst part is that I am not finished. ...
The Bow Tie Project Week Fourteen Apr 9, 2017 Late post but awesome bow tie!!! This week was crazy and I didn’t plan ahead very well. This tie is a lot of fun, though the color scheme might be a better fit for fall. Patterns like this look great on a batwing tie. Do you also love bow ties? No one needs 52 bow ties, so I was thinking I could share the making of them with others. ...
Getting Started Apr 8, 2017 The ukulele is a fantastic and amazing instrument. I imagine that the ukulele is like the evil minion of the guitar. It can do and say things that the guitar wants to, but can’t. The ukulele is a member of the lute family and uses nylon strings. For more information about the ukulele’s history try google. ...
Alice Apr 7, 2017 In a warren of crumbling buildings and desperate people called the Old City, there stands a hospital with cinderblock walls which echo the screams of the poor souls inside. In the hospital, there is a woman. Her hair, once blond, hangs in tangles down her back. She doesn’t remember why she’s in such a terrible place. ...
Week Fourteen Apr 5, 2017 Still adjusting to taking medication for my ADHD. When I am productive, I am super productive. But when I am distracted it is the same. Also getting adjusted to meds is weird because my body doesn’t know what to do. Sleeping is hard, but I have learned that it really isn’t. ...