|I like the thought, although things often turn out different than I imagined.|
And that is okay.
|A pocket for my phone! My stepson asked me once why I |
Well, my dear boy, the answer is laziness. But this jacket calls for pockets.
I am enjoying something a little more complex than my recent simple pieces.
|I particularly like the shoulder pieces on this design.|
|The instructions call for a bound finish on the seams, and |
one is reminded to finish those seams BEFORE top-stitching.
I forgot to do that, so ... instead I just zig-zagged the edges and
it looks fine to me. Maybe next time.
Today I am packing because my new adventure includes setting up a small apartment in another city. My husband and I have operated out of multiple cities off & on since we met. This is one of the problems with finding the perfect man - he might not have a job in same same city you do. But, what initially seemed problematic now seems enriching and exciting for both of us and it has a positive impact on our children, friends and family, too.
In that sense, I think the fortune cookie quote is pretty accurate. When Howie and I met, we imagined a future together, despite some pretty obvious geographical challenges. Here we are now, thriving, almost a decade later. I wonder who writes those messages in fortune cookies? It seems like it might be a fun job. Wouldn't you feel tempted to write some outrageous things, though? (I would!)