DIY: Tree stump side table

Most of my DIY projects are a two person job as they often involve power tools. I’m not allowed (according to the Beard) to use most power tools unless there is “adult” supervision. Something about me being legally blind and clumsy… However, this DIY I did all by myself and I am pretty chuffed with…

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The power of a nap (aka The soft-reset)

It’s no secret, I love me a nap. I’ve always been that way and I am sure I always will be. There is nothing better than tucking under a blanket and having nap on a cold afternoon while the snow falls outside. Or a nap after a really intense Mountain bike ride (fresh air mixed…

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KnowledgeABLE featuring Pamela from The Blind Thistle: Finding Your Way in the Chaos

Originally posted on Navigating Blindness:
Hello there – It’s Pamela dropping in from The Blind Thistle! I’ve been invited as a guest blogger here on Navigating Blindness. I will be sharing my tips and suggestions on how to make the home a better space to navigate for the Visually-Impaired (VI). I ‘met’ Kim (the lovely…

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I never fit in…and I’m OK with that

Ah…The same old story of teenage angst. Struggling to fit in. Trying to NOT be different from the others. Looking for your niche, posse, gang…others like you. I am sure most of us have a story similar to this. After all, we just want to be accepted among our peers and/or colleagues. Does this feeling…

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The consequences of setting intentions

Starting this blog is definitely something that scared me (and to be honest, it still does). I’ve never been one to share thoughts and feelings, let alone with complete strangers, yeah I’m talking about you, dear reader. So WHY did I start now? You could say that it was an experiment of sorts. A few…

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When your house tells you what to do

Ah no worries I haven’t gone off the deep end! I’m just talking about your home, your abode, the place you unwind, si casa…and how you style it. Have you ever thought about why you decorated your home the way you did? Did you just place things willy-nilly, choose finishes at random and hope for…

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