The Stewing is Worse than the Doing

Or: It’s a major pain in the pa-tootie to thread a serger

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A couple weeks ago I put the finishing touches on some of my dolls. Meaning, I made their shoes. I don’t know why I finish with the shoes. I’ve always lived by the motto, “Save the best for last.” Doing that offers the carrot on the end of the stick, the delicious reward that makes the work worthwhile. But the shoes are definitely not my…

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Good work! You’ve found my personal journal. I tell the truth here, and I find the process incredibly healing. You might too. So go ahead. Take a peek.

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Good work! You’ve found my personal journal. I tell the truth here, and I find the process incredibly healing. You might too. So go ahead. Take a peek.

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