Tag Archives: work & family

Something personal: the Firefighter Street Children’s Clinic

Last night we were watching an episode of Veep and childhood cancer was mentioned as one of the few evils of the universe that can’t be explained, at all.
Sometimes the little details of very silly things like a television show strike far too close to home.
We’ve had a hard few weeks. Something’s happened in my larger family, something’s been happening, something that I find very difficult to grasp, and to not think about constantly, and to not Read More…

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Beating the Tam-Tam-Tam-Tambour, and the trials and tribulations of work-at-home motherhood

I am knee-deep in finalizing sewing patterns, instructions, packaging, samples… And waiting for a shipment of something that should be getting here from the printer any day now. In the meantime, to take a break from all that, I’ve been learning to embroider with a tambour needle:
tambour embroidery
I’m working on a Róza variation, hopefully done by Read More…

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