The Needle Works

I did make it down to Austin with my dad (projects in tow). The first day we were in town, I was feeling antsy and decided I needed to get out over my lunch hour. I looked at places I could walk to get lunch… and then I looked to see if there were any […]

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Hello, 2021

This post was written before white supremacist terrorists stormed the U.S. Capitol building yesterday, so please excuse the more carefree tone. Suffice to say, I wasn’t surprised at the treatment these violent extremists received from law enforcement, and the stark contrast from the Black Lives Matter protests last year, I was enraged. There is so […]

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Project Packing: Lake Edition

Summer in the Fahrlander family is marked by what we call “Lake Weekend.” We have family friends who live down at the Lake of the Ozarks, and the whole of each clan stays with them for a long weekend. It’s wonderful. We enjoy the water, play board games, and always take a trip to the […]

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Color of Memory

I do love to travel, but sometimes it’s fun to be a tourist in your own home town. And if you think there’s nothing to do in Kansas City, you’re absolutely right. Feel free to skip this post. (Our town is the best kept secret, and I plan to keep it that way.) Word had […]

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If You Give an Emma a Project…

I’m taking another class at The Studio, this time it’s a needlepoint chess/checkerboard where the squares are different stitches. Part of me knows this was not a smart thing to start. I have three projects I’m trying to finish before Ren Fest is over, I promised two skeins of handspun yarn to two different friends […]

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