Notes From Neptune

I write about people, places, and things.

I’m going to tell you a story…

Once upon a time, there was a girl who had thoughts.This was not unusual, for all people have them, and nowadays we’re all almost painfully aware of how common those thoughts are. But in this story, the girl had thoughts and decided to write them down. This time was a magical time, ruled by The Internet, so the girl placed her thoughts there, on a site of her own devising… Read More

Finished Object: Mississippi Avenue

For those of you following along at home, I landed myself a part-time job. Both the up-and downside of this job? It’s a yarn and fabric store staffed by the loveliest and sweetest bunch of enablers you ever met. πŸ™‚ To wit, I present the Mississippi Avenue blouse (view A of the pattern): I had this pretty gray and floral print fabric earmarked for Colette’s Hawthorn (again, the blouse view),.. Read More

And again.

For a little while there, I was doing these cool “my year in review” posts a bit after the new year. I liked it. It was a nice way of looking back on everything that had happened and how I’d grown. I didn’t do one last year, mainly because I was unemployed and in a major funk about it. I’m not going to do one this year either. Mostly because.. Read More

Well then.

THAT was a total misadventure. Back in October, I tried really hard to come here and post a nice little blog about a finished blouse I’d sewed from a pattern I drafted on the fly from a shirt that came in one of my Stitchfix boxes. To my chagrin, Yahoo (my webhost) had disabled my site due to a malware infection. Note to self: blogs can get malware. After months.. Read More