Saturday, June 13

Our new place: boxes every

We took the doors from the closet and threw them away, so it's just open.

Great big kitchen space!

View from our kitchen window is Mt. Diablo! Gorgeous.

Monday, June 8

CPSIA ranting

seems that this law is scaring everyone. Not just the homemade toy industry, but the homemade clothes as well because it effects the sale of fabrics.

Reading on, it is scary to me that so many people don't even know about this. My co-worker, who is very democratic and prides herself on being up to speed in politics, does not know what I'm talking about.

littlethingsboutique says:
yoursandi, I'm with you. It used to be that America was the one place where a person's individuality was celebrated, excellence was rewarded, and we were responsible to and for ourselves. It is profoundly sad to see that we (or as those *in power* would have it) now aspire to mediocrity, dumb down our kids in school so they cannot think for themselves, and the only individuality that is celebrated is that which is deemed "okay."

Wow... I'm apparently ready to rant tonight...

I see what this person is talking about as far as individuality. I see more and more students that can't learn in this "traditional" classroom setting we have created for our American children. More and more kids don't have ADHD. 2nd graders are not developmentally supposed to be able to sit for 3 hours without fidgeting! And let's talk about the effects of preservatives to our blood and body functions. I see right away that when I give my son sugary cereal he goes off the wall. When I give him less sugar and no preservative cereal, he is a normal four year old.

I'm done ranting for tonight. Thanks.

oh, wait, there is more...
Skaldi says:
How are you going to prove that you did it first?
First to trademark it?
By a raise of hands how many fashion designers have enough start-up capitol to trademark each and every pattern they have ever made?

By a show of hands how many mega-corporations for fashion have enough capitol to trademark each and every new pattern they find, the moment they find it?

raccoonsews says:
So now some big fashion house can claim they,and they alone ,conceived the idea of an A-line skirt and anyone making an A-line skirt is infringing? OK Maybe that's simplistic ,but it wouldn't shock me to see them try. Who will be in charge of policing the world or is this only to stifle those in the US. The government is out of control...hope and change my a$$

southernbeauty says:
TheHumbleSeamstress says:

Who are the idiots morons Pick the one that fits!!!
degenerates who came up with this crazy thing???
They need to be VOTED OUT of OFFICE!!! But we need NAMES!!!

We don't "necessarily" need names. Just vote out every incumbent. Then we can change the house and senate in one fell swoop. Two years after that we can change the rest of the administration.

Then we'll have to try to clean up the mess that they will leave behind...CPSIA, universal healthcare, cap and trade, the food safety bill if it passes and so many other things it boggles the mind.
Let's vote them out!!! Why do we keep electing the incumbents when we don't like what they are doing. Duh!!

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Monday, June 1

Goals ??

1. I do have my sewing machine with me, yet a place to set it up is hard to find.

2. I have not started sewing yet, but have fun fabric to get going with.

3. I bought a quilting book, yeah! I am not starting on a quilt, but am doing a quilted purse, which is a bit of a twist on my goal. I love to make purses and totes and have wanted to start quilting. This is a GREAT compromise.

4. New Goal: play my saxophone. Found a band that needs an alto. To the store tomorrow to purchase new reeds and MAYBE play tomorrow night if I don't chicken out!!

5. Still crazy-in-love with Jesus and trying to figure out how to show the world.