haldecraft — Ramblings

Ms. Haldeman, please come into my office for your annual review.

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

So, I thought that a few years ago I had written a hilarious post about giving myself an annual review, like I used to get when I worked for larger companies, but it must have been lost in one of my many blog host change moves. I was going to read it over, and decide what humorous parts I could rephrase from it, as I write a semi-serious review about the last year and what I can do better to improve next year. Then I got lost in thought as I debated, internally, if I wanted to do a straight-up...

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If I knew I could not fail, I would...

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

We never really know if something is going to work (or not) until we try it. I know I've had my fair share of "this would be AWESOME" followed months (or weeks) later by "this was the WORST IDEA EVER." But if I were to somehow get a peek into the future and know, for certain, 100%, that I would not fail, I would... 1. Upgrade to a larger work space. Actually I would probably do this one (*am* trying to do this one) anyway. The only thing that would put this in a "fail" category would be if my business...

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How I spent my day off

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I don't take a large number of days off (you've all heard this song before). But on those rare occasions when I *do* take a day off, I play hard. That Poor Man and I went and spent the day at the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens back in June. If you follow me on Instagram, you might remember -- we got stuck in the rain in a gazebo at the end of a path, near a waterfall. It was just a terrible way to spend half an hour (I'm kidding, it was heavenly). We went to the gardens for a couple of reasons....

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Pinny Pin Pin!

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Meet the new Pinterest! Same as the old Pinterest! Well, OK, not totally the same. But that's just fun to say. A few months ago when I started some HaldeCraft-specific boards on my personal Pinterest account, I did so because I wanted to have some HaldeCraft things up there for Social Media, but I didn’t want to either (a) change my account to a business one (because I do pin personal things and didn’t want to bore anyone not interested) or (b) start up a new business account (because who needs ONE MORE PASSWORD AMIRITE?!). However, Pinterest is really, really interested...

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Things-in-Progress Thursday

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Do you ever have one of those weeks where you suspect someone must have put a curse on you? A real "Murphey's Week"? Where nothing goes spectacularly wrong, but not a single thing goes exactly, 100% right? Yeah. Me too! What are you working on this week? This week I'm knitting on two different things; a sweater out of Emma that I've been working on while watching Game of Thrones on Sunday nights. I'm almost done with it... ... and I've been working on my June 12-in-'14 project, out of a skein of Andre in a test colorway for club...

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