A little over a year ago, I saw a blurb in Mother Earth News about creating a rag rug. When I followed through on the link, it was talking about using leftover woolen clothes to create durable floor mats. Well, this Southern California girl doesn't do wool: it's itchy, and more importantly it needs dry… Continue reading Slowly Crafting
That Darned Cat
While I have mentioned my wonderful kitty, Carmen, on several occasions, I haven't yet talked about the first cat that I had as an adult. The main reason I have put off writing about her is because her death was so hard on me. I was with her when the vet permanently eased her suffering.… Continue reading That Darned Cat
Did You Celebrate?
Last year, DH2U’s mom sent us a card that pictured a cat wearing a hat. Unfortunately for Carmen, this reminded me of a gift my mom had given her several years ago. Well, “gift” isn't really the right word. If you ask Carmen, I’m sure something along the lines of “torture device” is more accurate. Well, since… Continue reading Did You Celebrate?
Carmen Takes Control
Well, Tammy had promised me that I would be the first guest post, but obviously she forgot that. That being said, hello, I'm Carmen. I started my writing career shortly after choosing Tammy to be my live in staff member. Whenever she goes out of town, I write a note to my substitute telling him/her what… Continue reading Carmen Takes Control
Carmen: A Love Story
A few weeks ago in my dream post, I brought up my cat, Carmen. She is by far the best cat I've ever had. Okay, I've only had two, and the other one was psycho, yet that does not detract from Carmen's awesomeness. (Okay, I've been using that word way too much lately. You get… Continue reading Carmen: A Love Story