The fall winds are hallowing again knocking down trees and devastating my fence in the process. The seasons seemed to have changed in a blink of an eye going from 90 degree days and unusually blue skies to down pours and 50 mph winds. Summer is over next week officially. Forget the equinox. Summer is… Continue reading September Writing Goals
Summer is a magical time in Seattle. After months of gloomy clouds this big blue thing appears in the sky along with a glowing orb. After months of being cooped up people take to the streets celebrating anything that can be celebrated. Summer is a time to cruise the lakes, taste the food truck offerings… Continue reading The Fremont Solstice Parade
When my mind towards dystopia it certain things come to mind: kids battling it to the death, uniformity of society, intense fear. You know the basic, seeing the ills of society and the struggle against it. I think gritty, harsh, futures that serve as a warning to society: if you become too complacent this too… Continue reading Never Let Me Go
Most kids in school looked forward to the dances or field trips not me, I was all about the Scholastic book fair. I would spend so much time carefully going through each shelf identifying new books that I had to read. Kindergarten was when book fairs were first introduced to me. The teacher lined us… Continue reading Must Read Scholastic Book Fair Books
Let me admit my own ignorance. I never wanted to watch Blade Runner because I thought it had something to do with vampires. I don’t do vampires. Nope it had to do with androids. Boy was my face red when my husband realized how mixed up I was. We watched the movie. It was good.… Continue reading Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep by Philp K. Dick
They tore down paradise and put up the Arena. Let's face it dystopia is anything but Shangri-la. Since the Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins the term dystopia has popped up everywhere. Seriously just browse the young adult section of the bookstore and it will be hard to miss books like Divergent, Matched, The Uglies, Maze Runner,… Continue reading What Exactly Is Dystopia?
This year I promised myself that I would buy no more fabric until I use some of what I already have and finish up projects that have been on to get done list. There are amendments to this. 1. I can buy fabric if it is needed for a project I need to finish. 2.… Continue reading DIY Carseat Canopy