•May 18, 2013 • Leave a Comment
I am waiting for the day my friend Bobbie, my Whovian, Trekkie, filmmaker friend, gets fed up and says “ENOUGH WITH THE HANDMADE PRESENTS!” Until then, I’m happy to crank out the nerdy craft stuff when birthdays and holidays come around. He recently added “Canadaphile” to his list of interests (after experiencing the hospitality of our neighbors to the north on a trip to Montreal and Halifax) and when his birthday rolled around, I thought something with that northern flavor would suit best for his 30th birthday. (Read more…)
•May 16, 2013 • Leave a Comment
Guilty pleasure time: I love Starsky & Hutch. Well, that’s not quite a guilty pleasure. I’m a vintage clothing fan, a fan of ’70s pastiche in general; I’ve always preferred mystery/thriller stories where the investigators are ever so slightly removed from the law and I see nothing ironic or embarrassing about enjoying this show (unlike some of the other Spelling/Goldberg productions from the era).
I’ve been wanting to try my hand at cross stitch for a while now and watching the DVDs I recently re-bought, I was inspired by the much-imitated red and white Torino. (Read more…)
•May 14, 2013 • Leave a Comment
So said my supervisor when she found me cross stitching in my cubicle at work.
My argument that I was cross stitching a car from a ’70s TV series only reinforced her point.
•May 13, 2013 • Leave a Comment
…is still penciled in badly but coming along.
First person to guess whose car that is gets a cookie.
•May 12, 2013 • Leave a Comment
Judy Garland was a favorite of my grandmother’s, Rufus is a favorite of mine. And this song is a favorite of mine to listen to when the good days are especially good.