#NaBloPoMo – Buy this one.

While I love to make things when I can, there are few things in life that I feel better about buying.   For example: I will never make my own taxidermy pieces. I just don’t have the skill set for that. Though I think one or two well placed pieces would look great in my Read More …

#NaBloPoMo – Handmade Clothes

I love handmade clothes. I’ve even made a few for myself. But I have one problem with making my own clothes- I can never get the finish the way I want. The outsides always look great, but my inside seams ravel. I think I need a serger, unless you have another, less bulky way to Read More …

#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 have said Crispy M&Ms, but they brought those back, so I had to come up Read More …

#NaBloPoMo – Future Generations

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. Wooden Toys I love old fashioned wooden toys. Unfortunately you don’t see them much anymore. Read More …

#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 day. While at home, I surround myself with things I find a bit more calming. Read More …