As you may or may not know, this blog was never a personal blog. Yes, my personal life would creep in, but the primary purpose was always to display my work and share it with the larger crafting community. However, I do feel obligated to share a little of why I have been absent for more than a year. School did take up quite a bit of my time, then the loss of my beloved sewing companion certainly was painful as well. All the while, apparently my husband was losing interest in our marriage. A long story quite short, after a year of discontent, he filed for divorce in March 2014 and we are still in negotiations to finalize. To say I was devastated is an understatement. To hear what others (including him) are saying about our dissolving marriage was painful, but as I sat alone this Saturday and "celebrated" our 11th anniversary I had a break through. I have been depressed for months and completely unhappy with the recent turn of events - including my incredibly demeaning retail job, but I am deciding to work on the positive and see the potential instead of the loss in this process. I can only change me and that is who I will be working on and towards from now on.
I have moved to my parents' place on the East coast and my possessions are in storage. So, while I want to work on crafts, I'm not sure what I'll be able to work on in the next few months while I get back on my feet, but definitely look for more posts soon as I do work on things. :)