The Story Economy Blog

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    When I’m in the process of sewing something, there is always a moment where I have to decide to trust the numbers. I measure and re-measure and make sketches of what the numbers mean and how the fabric is oriented. I draw arrows just in case. I look at…
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    Monday, someone asked me how it was going. I responded with four words: “Hamster on a wheel.” I am churning and spinning, and at the moment, I am just tired. And uninspired. It’s actually not because I’m working too hard. Work generally…
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    A year ago this month, my uncle passed away suddenly. I wrote about it over on my old sewing blog, offering the best tribute I could in that week following.But what has stuck with me more than anything in these last 12 months is something the priest said…
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    I’ll be boarding a plane to New York City when this lands in your inbox. I’m going for the annual American Society of Journalists & Authors conference. Although I’ve been to this conference many times, I’m going this year with very different…
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    I’ve been going to Lookout Joe’s in Cincinnati (if you’re local, it’s Mt. Lookout to be exact) with my laptop to work for about 8 years (it’s sort of my second office). I get wooed by a different delicious coffee drink each year. I’m on the…
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