If you’ve been around me in the past couple of months, it’s very likely you’ve heard me talk about Lynda Barry and the two books of hers I’ve read – Syllabus and Making Comics. I want everyone, at some point, to pick up one of her books (she’s written many so you don’t have to … More What I like Wednesday: Lynda Barry
Denver likes its crafters just as much as its geeks – and I’m not talking about the craft beer enthusiasts. Although, Denver loves those people too, I just can’t speak on that. Wait! Yes I can! Grandma’s House has the perfect for some combination of cross stitching and beer every Sunday afternoon. They call it … More What I like Wednesday: Getting Crafty in Denver
I finished and framed my three beetle cross stitches this weekend and I even hung them up on the wall! I am very proud and wanted to share. This has been a multi-year project and I am happy with the end result. Cross stitch patterns credit to Nathnolu on Etsy.
Sunday morning I tried out a new recipe – a brioche bread recipe. Bread continues to elude me, it’s the yeast and the rising aspect of it that I just haven’t been able to grasp yet. But still, a couple of times a year, I try a recipe with yeast in it. The recipes call … More 1-25-21 Masks and Bread
This weekend’s homemade breakfast was scones. We haven’t been able to find self rising flour this past month so I made my own, which, for the most part, was successful. The scones rose quite beautifully but they weren’t as sweet as I wanted them. I don’t know if that was caused by my flour mixture … More 4-12-20 Day 30
My platelets are still normal! It’s been a month since my last infusion and my platelets appear to be holding steady, I’m thrilled. I will have to continue getting my blood tested but the time in between tests will increase, so I go back in three weeks and six weeks and go from there. My … More 2-15-20
On Monday, my team and I spent four hours together learning about each other and our work preferences. I came out of it feeling closer to everyone and feeling really optimistic about where our team is heading. The cool thing is, our team is made up of every color preference per this work preference model … More 2-5-20