Mask up! Stay safe!

Cloth Face Masks

Like most other people with access to a sewing machine, I have stitched up a fair number of masks since the COVID-19 pandemic began. When trying to decide which of the many available patterns to use, I considered the input of my partner, who works in a medical clinic and volunteers for the community health […]

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Mice are Nice

brown and white mice

My daughter had a rough year. She started experiencing severe anxiety related to school and suffered from panic attacks. At the time, it was bewildering and I felt unable to address her needs. The school counselor bent over backwards to help her, but she didn’t have any magic cure. Neither did a slew of other teachers, friends and healthcare providers.

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