Author Archives: Jenna Magee

About Jenna Magee

IT professional, needleworker, editor/proofreader, author, singer, musician.

2015 Stitching Goals – Update

New progress since I last posted: The Victoria Sampler – Heirloom Memories Sampler has been completed and significant progress has been made on my Purin design. I intend to knock out Purin on my week off next week. Teresa Wentzler … Continue reading

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Stitching Goals – Out With the Old and In With the New

First, a wrap-up of my 2014 stitching goals: 2014 wasn’t a good year for stitching but, in my defense, I did change jobs and move across the country, so some serious life goals were accomplished, at least! 😉 ———— Nora … Continue reading

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Assessing My Cross Stitch WIPs and UFOs

2015 is one of those years where I have decided to go through my WIPs and UFOs and whittle them down. You probably won’t remember but back in January 2011 I tackled my pile of pieces that were completed, but … Continue reading

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A Funny for Coders

So I was in cleaning out the oodles of spam comments that Akismet has accrued since I last visited this site and one in particular stood out to me, initially because it was so long. And then I took a … Continue reading

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The Rumors of My Disappearance Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Okay, so there have been no rumors (at least, none that I know of), but some of you may have wondered where I’ve been. I can assure you that I’m alive and well. 😉 Life has been busy and in … Continue reading

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A L-O-N-G Overdue Stitching Update

I managed to finish all of my Pay-It-Forward gifts and sent out the last two in February, before we left for vacation. One went to Nancy and the other went to Bonnie. I’m ashamed to have discovered that Nancy’s had … Continue reading

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Normal is a Four-Letter Word

Some days I despair of ever being normal. But what is normal, really? Normal for me is not normal for others. But is normal for others normal for all? Is there such a thing? I’m starting to think that normality … Continue reading

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Book Review: Kiss Me Hello by L.K. Rigel

Kiss Me Hello by L.K. Rigel My rating: 5 of 5 stars I stayed up until 3:30 in the morning (with a horrendous cold, no less) to finish this book in one sitting because I just could not put it … Continue reading

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A Nifty, Gifty Finish

I have now had my first official stitching finish (not just a finish-finish) of the year. When I was putting away some stash a few weeks ago, I found that I have my own copy of Lizzie*Kate’s Good Things design. … Continue reading

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Another Finish-Finish Done and Out the Door!

I had my first music lesson since before the holidays last night and I got Here Comes Treble finished as a hanging ornament just in time! Ink Circles – Here Comes Treble And that’s it for me for tonight. Nothing … Continue reading

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