Saturday, February 13, 2010

Starting March 1st

Starting March 1st, this blog will be by invitation only. It will not be public access. It will be mainly stitching projects and progress. I have no choice but to do this.

I will make a notation on paper and on March 1st put all the invite names through Google blogger to let you access the blog. I know this sounds restrictive but I have no choice in the matter at this time.

I have researched about Google Blogger and if you are interested in having an invite (the only way Google Blogger private will do this ), then send me your email address to:

I will add your information on March 1st, email to the invite and the blog will continue but only through private access. This should not affect your reading or visiting the blog if I put your name on the invite list.

Thank you for understanding in this circumstance.

You can still contact me through email after March 1st, and I will add to the invite. But unfortunately, this has to be adjusted.

Until March 1st I will continue to blog my progress on stitching and other stitching related issues.

I do apologize for the confusion and conflicting thoughts and feelings. I really don't know who else to vent too and it's really inappropriate for me to put this on a public domain. I realized that and have made plans to put stitching blog issues on a private blog. There should be no extra problem for you if you give me your email address to invite.

This should resolve any other conflicts or confusions on my or your part. I realize that personal journaling has no place in the public domain especially in my circumstances. I do still love stitching and plan to converse and share stitchy related issues. The rest will go unsaid.
Afghanistan thoughts will be kept inside. Thoughts of my life will be kept inside. I do apologize for being so aggressive with my opinions on the matter, my thoughts about life in general will be kept inside.
This is an unfortunate circumstance that I should have taken care of many months ago but I enjoyed hearing from people all over the world who also love stitching that I risked the negative for hearing the positive.

I realized last night that I was not only burdening my family but also probably hundreds of people who don't really know me. However, I would like to still stay a part of the stitching community.



  1. Well, Jen you can add me to your blog. I'll email, but if I forget, then remember okay. I don't mind reading whatever it is that is on your mind - whether stitching or the war.

  2. I'll be emailing you with my info right away! If I was bothered by anything you have written, I would have stopped following a long time ago!

  3. I'm really sorry that on your own personal blog you can't express your opinions. It makes me sad. I may not always comment but I'm always interested in what's going on on your blog. Please add me to your list. You can always block the "nay sayers!" :D

  4. You say whatever you want - add me, Girlie!


  5. I too would like to continue to read your blog, whatever the topic may be. Sometimes one just needs a place to vent and what better place than among a community of friends.

  6. Well I for one love hearing what friends are going through... no matter what it is about. So if you ever need to talk just holler, I am always here for you. I am not one to judge... just a shoulder to lean on or an ear just to hear.

    Sorry things have been so rough for you.... Please include me in your list... I will email you as well.

    Take care my dear friend.

  7. Jen, I am so sorry to hear of your feelings. I love your blog and love hearing about what is really going on with our troops. My brother is active military and America is a free country to express your feelings and thoughts in any form public or private that you choose. I would be honored to be invited to your blog. I have enjoyed every post that you have written and projects that you share.

  8. I would love to follow your blog, but not sure how to do so. I'm using Google Reader to follow blogs, and I know for sure that Google Reader cannot load private blogs.
    Just like Deb, I don't mind listening to you - no matter what it is.

  9. I'd also like to be added to the list, please.

  10. Dear Jennifer, please include me as well. Too bad you have to resolve to those measures. I always enjoyed reading all your thoughts. And I think it is incredible what you managed to overcome to be the woman you are today. I think you should keep this blog open. If your family keeps reading this blog, maybe one day they will realize how horrible they treated you. You are such a strong and incredible woman!!! My email:
    Have a great Valentine's Day.
    Hugs Billie

  11. love to read your blog every day and see your beautiful work. If you want, I would like to continue reading you.
    Please, add me to your blog.
    Hugs from Barcelona

  12. I agree with all the above comments. I don't mind reading whatever is on your mind. I began reading your blog long before I got the love of stitching in my veins and hope to continue.

  13. Jen, yes you can add me to you blog. I read and send comments to you already. You can 'speak' and I'll be happy to 'listen' and no subject is off limits.


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