Which Jacket Pattern Would Work? I love this whole look, and would like to re-create the jacket. Any ideas on a good starting point with a contemporary jacket pattern? Boat neckline, cut on sleeves, waist dart, no problem. But what is going on with the armscye area? Maybe a gusset? Continue reading
It’s time to reactivate the Jade Running Horse. Returning to photography, have succumbed to the lure of the Fuji retro “look”. Hello X-T1: “I think I love you!” keeps going through my head every time I look at this adorable little camera. I still love you Canon 1D+100-400L, you just aren’t made for a long … Continue reading
Writing 101 – Write about the three most important songs in your life — what do they mean to you?
I don’t have “three most important songs”. I could hear a song that I haven’t thought of for ages and say, “Oh, I love that song! It’s my favorite, and that’s what I was listening to when [fill in the blank] happened!” I’m a pianist, a violinist, a singer. While I love to listen to … Continue reading Writing 101 – Write about the three most important songs in your life — what do they mean to you?
Tomorrow – A Brief Fantasy
Tomorrow I will visit my proud steed, and deck him out in garlands of roses, then spring nimbly onto his back sidesaddle, with my gown draping elegantly down one side to the ground, and he will begin to piaffe (although round and on the bit, not with this weird S-shaped neck) as I take all … Continue reading Tomorrow – A Brief Fantasy
Ray Bradbury, “Zen in the Art of Writing”
I am reading Ray Bradbury’s “Zen in the Art of Writing,” and he admonishes us to write with zest, gusto, love, fun. Write about something you love. Last night, as so often happens, there it was again, so I tried to capture it: Sandro, you are my soul. Gigi is my heart, but you are … Continue reading Ray Bradbury, “Zen in the Art of Writing”