It's above the clouds...
Wondering what to tackle today. Altering the linen apron (above), or cutting out the next dress: Or, continuing work on my sweater: OR, trying to finish the miniature bedspread: *Sigh*
The dress Take 2 is done and I'm wearing it now, but haven't really taken photos in it yet. You can still see her baby face here: Moppet gave Indy a lecture the other morning. "Don't scratch people. That's bad. If you don't scratch them, then they'll like you. Don't bite. That's bad. If you're … Continue reading Bits and pieces
This is the dress I made (at first) a size 18, adjusting it down to a 16 before the previous photos were taken. After making Dress take 2, I went back and deconstructed the majority of this dress (I kept the facings and buttons/buttonholes), cutting it down to a size 10 (the wrong size according … Continue reading Vintage Vogue V9000: take 1.2
This year the pan-Orthodox Vespers was hosted by St. Anthony the Great Orthodox Church (AOCANA) in Spring, TX. I'm not sure how many priests from the Houston area were there (mostly only those vested are in the last photo) but the last time I saw that many in one place it was at the cathedral … Continue reading Pan-Orthodox Vespers
We had a joyous Sunday of Orthodoxy! For one, it stopped raining so we could process around the church. I have no doubt that this was the result of a week's worth of fervent prayer. For another, Fr. Gerasim, our diocesan administrator from Dallas, was visiting with us today. I hadn't realized how long it … Continue reading Sunday of Orthodoxy
In my reading this morning this jumped out at me. It's one reason why the "love wins" and "all you need is love" slogans always sit wrong with me (apart from their faulty definitions of love). After I finished my Master's dissertation, I went to my advisor's office to have some papers signed, and a … Continue reading Humility, not Love