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Intro to WNC Homesteading

Intro to WNC Homesteading

Welcome to my WNC Homesteading blog! I thought I’d take a moment to introduce who I am and provide some context about where this blog is going.

Wardrobe Basics: The Midi Skirt 1 (Failure)

Wardrobe Basics: The Midi Skirt 1 (Failure)

Toward my effort to make my own wardrobe basics, I tried my first sewing project on a sewing machine since middle school. My grandma bought me this sewing machine (affiliate) for Christmas 2017 (thanks, grandma!), and I was excited to make a black midi skirt to show...

Syllabus to the Knowledge of Everything (Updated 2018)

While I have a degree in English with a minor in history, I'm severely disappointed in my lack of knowledge of literature, language/linguistics, history, philosophy, religion, geography, astronomy... and basically everything else. I also have OCD tendencies and very...

August 2017: A Semi-Monthly Update

August 2017: A Semi-Monthly Update

In May, I wrote about how I'm "still cooking," and how this applied to my move to Asheville, NC. I can now ecstatically report that hubby and I made it safely to our new apartment. I've been crafting my wee fingers off in order to decorate our new, bigger space; see...

May Updates

May Updates

"You know when you see a photograph of someone you know, but it's from years before you knew them?" — Val Josephine (@Valsephine) May 1, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js "It's like they're not quite finished; they're not done yet." — Val Josephine (@Valsephine)...

VAL 101: Intro to Me

VAL 101: Intro to Me

I am an expert on nothing, and I am not beginning this blog as an authority on anything, or even as a conglomeration of other people’s writing tips. Sometimes I’ll write about writing about speculative fiction (sci-fi, fantasy, and gothic/horror); sometimes I’ll write about how the universe looks from my tiny, insignificant little corner of perspective. Mostly I’ll just write.

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