Self publisher

08. February 2019 careers, therapies 0
Self publisher
Working on an eBook as a self-publisher is certainly inspirational therapy. Using Sigil, Calibre, Libre Office with as many open source tools I can manage to learn from. Writing is therapeutic! So far, the progress is going very well. I’m managing backup copies including progress with a bulleted list (there’s a name for that). Learning ...

Bargello quilt progress

02. September 2018 careers, therapies 0
Auto and home repairs are sucking the life out of our funds. Once this is finished, I’m hoping to sell my designer bargello quilt to help out and perhaps buy more material. I’ve recently learned that designer patterns are also a potential business endeavor.

Shampoo bars

24. June 2018 grooming, therapies 0
Shampoo bars
Re-purposing used soap is interesting. I’m enjoying do-it-yourself coffee scrub bars. The latest batch, shampoo balls. I used glycerin soap, coconut, almond and vanilla Dead Sea bath salt with coconut cooking oil spray. It took some tinkering; this turned out better using stove top simmering heat and a portable mixer. Instead of alcohol, I used ...

Grief relievers

20. June 2018 health, therapies 0
Grief relievers
I was feeling awfully sad and sensitive during the week of June 20th. Even the most comical movie I’ve ever seen only lasted for two days worth of relief. Rat Race (Wikipedia link) gave me uncontrollable belly laughs again; I peed. Laughing was a temporary fix and probably wouldn’t define it as depression. Well okay, ...