Not Eating BonBons

September 6, 2014 · 0 comments

Dear Blog,
I do apologize for my neglect. I promise I will do better at feeding and nurturing you.
It’s not you, it’s me. We’ve been together a long time (and dang it who’s in charge here anyway?!!). I have been guilty of allowing you to dictate taking you for granted and allowing our cyber-love to get in a rut. That shall be no more! Today I dusted off your cobwebs and gave you a nice update and even revived your plugins (don’t go there!)
I could list excuses for my bloggy apathy but you deserve more than valid reasons excuses. I will say I have not been eating bonbons… but I have been enjoying the TimTams my daughter brought me from Australia! She is here for a visit… but I digress…
Here. Allow me to stroke your WordPressy annoying ego with some eye-candy…I am sorry my Dear demanding, incessantly nagging Blog, but I do not remember the color of your eyes. After all you are just words on a website. Perhaps you are not my Type! Ha! Get it?…Type?
Sorry, lost focus once again. Pictures. I have been restoring machines, stitching, cutting, doodling …and, well, I shall save that for another post.








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