Dresses, Dressers and Dressing (Stuffing)

Dresses So, I've recently become rather  involved in my new sewing hobby (she said wearing self-made Dino-ween pajama pants WITH POCKETS). Dino-ween flannel fabric composed of four different kinds of dinosaurs in Halloween costumes, a cat in a dino costume, and the phrase "Happy Dino-ween!" And JoAnn's had a sale on sewing patterns. So patterns … Continue reading Dresses, Dressers and Dressing (Stuffing)

Post 18: Post-Holiday Hangovers – Both Literal and Emotional

Aka Post-Holiday drop. DO ALL THE THINGS. MAKE WITH THE DECORATIONS. GIFT SHOPPING. GIFT WRAPPING. FAMILY. FRIENDS. PARTIES. COOKING. BAKING. CANDLESTICK MAKING. Okay, not candlestick making. But, point being, the holidays are hard - especially for people who who have mental health problems. Like me, I am bipolar, with stress-induced anxiety. And, while there are … Continue reading Post 18: Post-Holiday Hangovers – Both Literal and Emotional

Post 17: The Not-So-Christian Origins of Christmas, and How to Respond to People Who Insist that Christmas is Only about Christ

It is that time of year when Christians come out of the woodwork to complain about the lack of red cups at Starbucks, and being "erased" and persecuted, all while proclaiming that "Jesus is the reason for the season." Well, they are wrong. On SOOOOO many levels. And, unlike "fake news," it isn't a myth … Continue reading Post 17: The Not-So-Christian Origins of Christmas, and How to Respond to People Who Insist that Christmas is Only about Christ

Post 16: Update Blog: Finals, New Job, Flea Mayhem, and a Nintendo Switch

I've been absent for a bit. You see, I do most of my Blogging and Tweeting while at work when I have nothing better to do. As a tutor in charge of a tutoring center, I don't get very many people to tutor, so I spend my time doing homework, goofing off on the internet, … Continue reading Post 16: Update Blog: Finals, New Job, Flea Mayhem, and a Nintendo Switch

Post 15: My First Time as a Dungeon Master: The Playthrough

For Context, Read Post 14: My First Time as a Dungeon Master: The Set Up. I had a plan with backup plans and a wide array of support. What could possibly go wrong?? Overall, it went pretty well. People enjoyed it. It was fun and humorous. There was one major hiccup, and some player frustration. … Continue reading Post 15: My First Time as a Dungeon Master: The Playthrough

Post 11: 3 Strategies for Using Wine to Cope with your Family During the Holidays

I mean, some people like turkey. Some people like mashed potatoes. And some people like fruit salad. Grape salad, actually. Except that the grapes are not necessarily whole. And you can drink them. And they are alcoholic. Wine. I am talking about wine. Many of us have at least one family member that is pretty … Continue reading Post 11: 3 Strategies for Using Wine to Cope with your Family During the Holidays