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Tale of a Shooting Star... · 1W ago

The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond

The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond My rating: 3 of 5 stars The view was not worth the climb. First of all, let me be clear – I received an advanced reader copy of this book from NetGalle...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 1W ago

Grim by Thea Atkinson

Grim by Thea Atkinson My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was pleasantly surprised by this book. Not having read any of Thea’s work before, I didn’t know what to expect, so I kept my expectations fair...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 1W ago

2017 Stitching Goals

I’ve had so little time to stitch, I didn’t even bother to set goals last year. Let’s see what, if anything, I can accomplish this year. —————– Joan Elliott – Water Wonderland — Complete sti...
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Book Review: Dead Lemons by Finn Bell

Dead Lemons by Finn Bell My rating: 3 of 5 stars Disclaimer #1: I am a freelance editor. Typos, grammatical errors, tense inconsistencies and the like drive me nuts. So there are sections of...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 1W ago

Book Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood My rating: 4 of 5 stars Having never read this book before, it was highly recommended to me by several female friends on the heels of the 2016 election...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 1W ago

Book Review: The Body Reader by Anne Frasier

The Body Reader by Anne Frasier My rating: 5 of 5 stars Simply put, my definition of a great book is one that I cannot put down until I have read it from cover to cover. This book fits that ...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 1W ago

No More School Posts (Legacy)

I made the decision to pull down all of the artwork that I did back in 2008 as part of my classes at the Art Institute Online. I was told some time ago that subsequent students were download...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 1W ago

2015 Stitching Goals – Update #2

New progress since I last posted: My Purin design is finally complete, as of last night. I didn’t stitch for a while, so I didn’t knock it out until I sat down and really concentrated on it ...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 1W ago

2015 Stitching Goals – Update

New progress since I last posted: The Victoria Sampler – Heirloom Memories Sampler has been completed and significant progress has been made on my Purin design. I intend to knock out Purin o...
Tale of a Shooting Star... · 1W ago

Stitching Goals – Out With the Old and In With the New

First, a wrap-up of my 2014 stitching goals: 2014 wasn’t a good year for stitching but, in my defense, I did change jobs and move across the country, so some serious life goals were accompli...