I want to thank you for all your kind comments on the State of the Craft Room. I am happy to report that I have taken that giant stash of plastic bags to the recycling. (In the first photo, it's the pile to the left of the chair.) The plan was--and you know I am awesome at planning--to make two--or perhaps a million--totes from fused plastic bags. I was collecting all the plastic bags from my trips to Joann's, Michael's, and AC Moore so it could be a craft bag craft bag. Sigh. So clever on the initiating, so crap on the follow through. Oh, and I also looked up the place to send my sneakers to be recycled. So soon those shoes will be up off the floor. One step at a time. Don't want to push myself too hard.
Today, I am baking. I made the dude some cashew scotchies for his lunch and for our neighbor, chocolate cherry bars, a staple in my family since the 1970s. Run, don't walk. At Christmas, we gifted him with a "dessert of the month club" because we knew he wouldn't take money or a gift card for all the things he does for the neighborhood.