How My Insomnia Lead to Improvised Cross-Stitch

I’m in the middle of a course of sleep therapy and it’s affecting everything, even my creative projects. I decided early in August that I wanted to make a cross-stitch sampler of sayings to help me remember important insights I’ve had about my writing process, so I got out my embroidery hoop, canvas, and floss. I made an effort to find graph paper with much smaller squares than normal, so I could chart my designs, because cross-stitching mottos requires planning. But does it?

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My Plan For Blogging While Sleep-Deprived

You may have noticed a lack of posts this summer. My admittedly erratic schedule became non-existent for a while, and this is why: sleep. Or rather, lack of it. Back in the spring, my insomnia got out of control. I was miserable; constantly exhausted, and yet unable to sleep. So I contacted a local sleep specialist and signed up for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia.

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Prancing Pony Podcast Season 5: Summary Graphs and Stats

Oddly enough, the word to describe the pop culture references made by Alan Sisto and Shawn Marchese during Season 5 … More Prancing Pony Podcast Season 5: Summary Graphs and Stats

Prancing Pony Podcast S. 3-5 Stats: All The Data (For the Curious)

For those so inclined, I present here all the pop culture references I’ve collected for Seasons 3 through 5 of … More Prancing Pony Podcast S. 3-5 Stats: All The Data (For the Curious)