Monday, May 2, 2011
I don't usually give credence to "hate mail" but I felt compelled to this time. I have received a number of emails regarding my last two posts. I have been criticized for posting about the royal wedding and the beatification of Blessed Pope John Paul II. I have been accused of not caring about the people in Alabama. Plug your ears, I am going to holler now.
ARE YOU FOR REAL???????? YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME!!!!!
You can unplug your ears now. I am an Alabamian by birth. I have friends and family in Alabama and all across the South. I know people who live in those hard hit areas. Of course I care, and care deeply. This is a blog people, not Fox News! This is one tiny piece of my life. There are so many areas of my life that never make it to this page. There are many triumphs, struggles, joys and heartaches I never write about. That doesn't make them less real to me. Or less important. I am insulted and offended by these emails. This is a sewing etc. focused blog. Yes, I write about things other than sewing at times but what is written here is not my life in total. Nor my heart. I am not the type of person to comment on every single thing going on in my life here or on Facebook. Do not assume what I am thinking by the tiny blips on the radar recorded here.
My heart breaks for the loss of life and property across the Southeast. They all remain in my prayers. I have spent many an hour sending emails, making phone calls, etc. checking on my friends and family. Thank you for your collective concern for those people as well. I just ask that you not assume that you know how I feel about something based on what is written here.
So we return to our regularly scheduled life of.....