It’s been a hectic couple of weeks, if by “hectic” you can understand me to mean that I logged off, didn’t sew, didn’t read up on how to sew, didn’t leave the house, didn’t talk to anyone, didn’t do a single thing towards furthering my journey into the middle ages. [Read more…] about Textiles, Tech’s Styles
The following was originally posted to my Facebook page, and I’ve decided it needs to be here instead. Probably a lot of things originally posted there will be moved over here.
“I didn’t fail! I merely discovered a way that doesn’t work!” ‘Maura Isles’, Rizzoli & Isles.
There are a lot of ways to think of it, but I’m going with the above. There are many ways to do a given thing. Some ways work, and some ways don’t. If you try something and it doesn’t work, you did not fail. You simply scratched off one possibility on the mental list of methods to try. [Read more…] about “I didn’t fail! I found a way that doesn’t work!”
The title of this post is a quote that has always confused me. What did Poppins mean by that? Was it another way of saying “If you’ve started well, that’s nice, but you should get to work and finish the rest?” Or maybe was the world’s most magical nanny trying to say, “If you begin with correct steps and a positive attitude, you’re already halfway to the finish line?” I’m not sure which, but maybe it means that both interpretations are equally valid, and I like them both, so that’s all right.
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