Cross Stitch Granny

Updated 9/1/2016 Beginners Beware Preparing for the exciting cross stitch project with my granddaughters Lilah, 6 and Chloe, 5 was an adventure all it’s own. Finding beginner cross stitch kits is harder than you might think. I went to Michael’s craft store and the sales associate, who looked to be all of 12, looked at […]


Updated 9/3/16 On to the next project I mentioned in my first blog post that there have been interests over the years I haven’t followed through on.  Starting seems to be a hang-up for me.  I have to think on it and chew on it for while.  If that doesn’t stall it, procrastination does. “I’ll […]

Teach an Old Dog

Updated 9/3/2016 Your regrets aren’t what you did, but what you didn’t do. So I take every opportunity. -Cameron Diaz When my kids suggested I do something with my life,  they unwittingly (or not) triggered a sort of general dissatisfaction. I started with cross-stitching and now I’m on this crazy quest for knowledge and purpose. […]

Leaving it On the Field

  Updated 9/1/2016 Do You Feel Old? “I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.” —Louisa May Alcott In my previous post, I challenged myself to kickoff a new era in my life. The recent goal I set for myself was to re-ignite my interest in photography. Let […]

Learning New Things

  Updated 9/1/2016 It’s Never Too Late I have had various interests over the years. Narrowing down the choices at this point in my life seems somewhat easier because, let’s face it, there comes a time when you’ve got to admit that for most of the never-too-late dreams, it’s, ya know… too late.  I’m sure […]

It Started With a Blog

  World’s Best Blogger Some months ago I envisioned writing a magnificent, engaging, successful, and better-than-anyone-else’s-blog, blog. I imagined quitting my job and being the envy of all the bloggers in all the land!! Niche? I needed an idea. The ‘how to write a better-than-anyone-else’s-blog’ blogs said so.  You have to have a niche, they […]