Wow that’s a long time. No wonder your so good at what you do. You’ve got a lot of practice under your belt. Hah, I wish I got a talent like that growing up. I don’t really use mine that often. It’s good to know I’m not alone. They really are. I swear there is almost nothing my mother can’t do.
I guess I just haven’t really felt that way lately. Finals are rough on everyone. I’ve been living off my morning coffee. But at least they’re almost over. I can’t say I’m happy with alright but it’ll have to do for now.
Aw, sucks. You’ve got me all red and rosy over here. Thank you, in all seriousness. It means a lot that other people think so. And I’d be nowhere near as useful in this talent if it wasn’t for this island. Elias has a great, great fashion design team. What would you say your talent is, if you don’t mind me asking? I’m all curious now. Right? My mom can cook and clean and she paints these amazing pictures that I feel so beneath her. Not to mention, I will never be as beautiful as she is.
I guess I can understand that. We all have those days. Ooh, but I feel that too. I wish I liked coffee and then this whole getting out of bed in the morning thing would be way easier. Yes, almost over. We’ve just got to hold on a little longer and boom, we’re golden and ready for the holiday season.
Hahah, I wouldn’t call it fearless. It’s just…the needle was all I really had for a long time until I could save up for a new machine that didn’t reside in the bottom of my mother’s closet. Aw, but of course family’s always most important. I do hope you’ve been catching up okay, but how was going home?
I’m doing wonderfully, actually. The semester’s finally winding down, just a few more exams and I’m free. Break was nice, quiet. I stayed on the island.
So…working with what you’ve got? I still respect it!
Catching up will be fine, I just need to…kick off this lazy kick I’ve been in. Oh, home was brilliant! You…just forget how much people mean to you until they’re taken out of your life for a bit. I loved it. I’m too blessed. My dad was busy a lot, though, that’s all I can complain about. But it was my fault, I didn’t warn him that I’d be home so. Surprises can be kinda messy, whoops. Still, overall, it was the most fun I’ve had in a long time.
That’s great. I’m happy for you. Any plans for winter break?
How long have you been making things? I’m terrible with needles. I even hate going to the doctor because of needles. So that is what they’re for. For a second I worried I was going to look silly. Well you’re welcome. My mom used to help my fix the tears in my dresses, so I guess that’s why I remembered what it was.
Oh thank you. Though I’m not sure I agree. But thank you none the less. I’ve been alright. Just trying to push through finals week. How about you, Dinah?
I guess since I was about five and helping my mum with her sewing and knitting. It was just one of those things I was raised with and didn’t know it was a talent until I started talking about it to kids at school. Aw, yeah don’t worry, I’m a baby about them too. Nope, not silly at all. Very helpful, actually. Mothers are wicked, aren’t they? It’s like they could do anything.
What? You’re gorgeous, though! I’m about the same. Probably a little better than alright, but finals are dragging me down a teensy bit too. I hope you get past alright soon. Alright never seems to satisfy me.
Ouch! Sounds painful. Good thing I avoid needles at all costs. Don’t you have those thimble things to keep that from happening?
It wasn’t too bad. I just feel that after all these years of working with needles, I should be better than that. But yeah! Well, I used to have one…but I’ll probably have to dig around my room a bit to find it. Thanks.
Whaddup, Sarabi? You’re looking as pretty as ever. I hope that means you’re doing well.
Ah, of course, that definitely makes more sense. I actually prefer the ol’ needle, call me old fashioned, I guess. I know theres a place in town though, that could take a look at your machine if it’s acting up really bad..
I respect that, though. I wish I could be that fearless, but I’m a big whimp, even about tiny needle pokes. Yeah, I’ve been meaning to take it down to this fabric shop I always go to, but I’ve been catching up like crazy. I took off a bit before the break and missed so much, it’s just insane. I don’t regret it, though. Family’s worth the work, yeah?
How are you doing, Sadira? Did you enjoy your break?
Welcome to my life, sweetie. But I gotta ask, how you’ve managed to go for so long without getting even one…for three months.
My tactic is simple. Avoid and evade. Typically I’d use my sewing machine instead of doing it by hand, but it’s been acting up lately so. Taking it old school.
I have returned to the awful fate that is pricking my finger on a sewing needle. I’m so upset with myself. Turning way down.