Monthly Archives: November 2011

Not Idiot-Proof

As a mother and a technical writer, I try to idiot-proof my instructions as much as possible.  I try to be clear, direct, and to avoid language that’s subject to misinterpretation.  My boys are proficient in teaching me that there’s … Continue reading

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Change in Plans

This weekend didn’t go at all like I’d planned.  I’m a planner, so when things don’t go according to my plans, I can get distraught, pretty quickly. I was supposed to go on a scrapbooking retreat up in the mountains, … Continue reading

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New Yarn

Today was not quite as knitting-optimized as I would have liked.  I had appointments and errands strewn across the day, and was uncertain as to the amount of downtime I’d have between each, so I packed my tote with a … Continue reading

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