Life

I originally started this post as a “whoa is me” post to complain about unemployment, not receiving my check, and sitting in the phone queue for 5+ hours. But I take that all back. Yes, I am furloughed, I’m yet to receive a check from UI, I will be stuck in the phone queue until

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My Furloughed World

The Separation 04.03.20 On top of being quarantine, I’m now furloughed till July. No work, stuck inside with my folks, I need to do something to keep me busy. I’m a little sad but I think I’m okay. Be handling big changes in my life for the past 3 years and I think this one

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Kokeshi!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Shots from my doll cleaning days for doll sale fundraiser. This collection is from a 103 year old lady that started the collection about 70 years ago. There were several types of dolls and ceramics but the kokeshi were fabulous. This a video describing the history and different types of kokeshi dolls. The collection of

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Recipe Testing: Iris’ Hijiki Rice

Our collective agreement for Christmas dinner would be Iris’ hijiki rice and crispy roast pork belly. Iris is my mom’s cousin who is has a lot great recipes that I’m so happy she shares with me. She’s the lead cook at her church’s ladies group which makes delicous food items and hand crafted pieces for

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What a stash!

Got an unexpected gift of yarn from a friend of my cousin, it was her aunt’s stash. It came in box filled with plastic project jars filled with patterns, yarn, needles and notes, bags of yarn, many different sizes of needles, and a yarn ball winder. What a great surprise. Lots of the project in

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