#NaBloPoMo – Mistakes


If you’re anything like me, then you are always making mistakes in your projects.  When I’m quilting, I usually just work with the mistakes, making them part of the quilt, though I will rip out seams when I forget to … Continue reading

The Art of Grace Benedict

Grace Benedict show card

Last month the University had a lovely art show featuring the drawings of Grace Benedict. Many types of artists have shows in the Dunn Art Gallery, and I enjoy seeing so many different styles of work, but it was particularly … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – Why make the bed?


Seriously, why make the bed?  You’re just going to get back in it in a few hours. Now, I do occasionally make the bed- but that’s only when I change the sheets. I just don’t see the point otherwise. The … Continue reading

#OurProject52 – Eyes


The theme for this week’s #OurProject52 challenge is Eyes. I love photos of eyes. As much of a cliche as it is, eyes are the windows to the soul.  They are what give you a glimpse into a person’s thoughts … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – I Wish They Still Wrote Letters


Today’s prompt for #NaBloPoMo was difficult for me. Being the technical person that I am, I love living in this century, so there isn’t much I can think of that isn’t made anymore that I wish still was. I would … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – Future Generations

Violet in the baby blanket I made for her.

There are few things in life that are truly important, and they are all completely intangible- things like family and friendship, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t a couple things that I hope people keep making in the future. … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – Like it was in 3D

Tangled Paint Fix screenshot Jac Piette

Because of my choice in college degrees, I’ve had access to 3D technology for a long time.  In college, we used 3D scanners that would scan and collect data from 3d objects and create a digital 3D model that could … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – The coolest project I’ve ever seen…

The Moth Princess by MessieJessie

I love going to craft fairs. My mom and I try to go to at least one together every fall. There are always tons of things to see while you’re there; jewelry, wreaths, woodworking, clothes. In recent years we’ve begun … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – Just a touch of love.

I’m a big fan of surrounding myself with things that make me happy. At the office my walls are covered with art prints and reproduction comic book covers. The bright colors are a necessary break from staring at code all … Continue reading