Saturday Musings: Selfish Sewing

What is Selfish Sewing? Before you answer that, let me ask some other questions. Have you heard of selfish basketball playing? Selfish tinkering in the garage? Selfish poker night? I grew up with a very, very strong-willed mother. Not a single mother, mind you — my parents have been married over forty years now — […]

Continue Reading

100!

I made it! This is the 100th post on Making the Flame. I didn’t intend to write one hundred posts; instead, I was only trying to shake off the doubt I learned my nearest and dearest had in my powers of commitment. My other intention was to do something I’ve been wanting to do for […]

Continue Reading

Maya

Maya Angelou died this morning. She was 86. It’s hard to put into words the feelings you get when someone passes who you never personally knew, but still felt like you knew. Since my early childhood, I’ve felt strongly about girls and boys (and women and men) being equal, even though we were not equals in […]

Continue Reading