• Mirandomness

    Site Improvements

    I spent last night updating the blog to increase user friendliness and navigation ease. Check out my awesome new drop down menus. I also incorporated some blog post aggregating software so that past posts can be accessed by category. Check it out, explore, and let me know what you think here and on Facebook! How did I do? My lunch progress report is live and ready for review. Monday Salad, boiled egg, tuna with crackers, and a cup of yogurt: Mission Accomplished! Tuesday Salad, boiled egg, yogurt, string cheese, and Thin Mints that I bought from my niece. Looking good! Wednesday Salad, boiled egg, yogurt, string cheese, and Thin Mints…

  • Mirandomness,  Sewing,  Vintage Style

    Prepping for “Sewbatical 2019”

    Sewbatical 2018 didn’t happen. I might have been dead, I mean I think I had severe bronchitis and was drugged into semi-consciousness. I believe I was hibernating like a bear and not the least bit productive. Unless you count my coughs; they were productive….ew. This spring break will be different; no chest x-rays this year! Instead, my new Bernina and I will be sewing some new skirts, tops, and dresses. The goal: SYS or sew your stash. I am requiring any new projects to come from my stash of fabrics. This means I need to take stock of my past purchases, assess yardage, plan projects, and prewash everything. I’ve been…

  • Mirandomness,  My Best Self

    Taking Risks: Play that Funky Music, White Girl

    Alternately: While my Guitar gently weeps in pain and begs me to stop for the love of God. I really pride myself on doing things well. I like to think that I do most things I set out to do with reasonably proficiency. Then in October, I set out to learn how to play the guitar that has been stashed in my closet for 8 years. It has been a humbling experience to say the least. Every time I think I’m closer to a breakthrough, I’ve cracked the code, I’m getting better, something happens and I feel like I’m a fresh noob all over again. It’s like learning a new…