Charity Check In

Every 1-2 years I like to have these check ins just to make sure my values and those of KMS as a company are still aligned with my readership. Since KMS began donating to charity, based on your votes, we've been supporting the Navajo Water Project, which provides clean running water to some of the… Continue reading Charity Check In


New Year Plans

I know I'm not the only one who hesitates to make any kind of big plans for this new year, considering just how ridiculously unpredictable things were in 2020. For example, I really want to go back to Steampunk Symposium in August, and I want to take a research trip to New England in the… Continue reading New Year Plans


And the Winner Is…

For the second year in a row, you, my lovely readers and supporters, have voted to support the Navajo Water Project as our charity for the year. 2019 was a slow year for me as I was recovering after being diagnosed with a chronic illness, but we were able to donate a total of $40… Continue reading And the Winner Is…


2020 Charity

In 2019, you, my readers, voted to support The Navajo Water Project, to which I donated 5% of my profits from books and patterns. Well, it's a new year, and it's time to choose a new charity. We can, of course, continue to support NWP, which I have no issues with, but I want to… Continue reading 2020 Charity


2019 Charity Donations Part II

The people (you guys) have spoken and the winner of the charity poll is The Navajo Water Project. Thank you to everyone who voted. I hope that as time passes and my platform (and my income!) grow, I can add more charities to the list. For the time being, the donation amount will be 5%… Continue reading 2019 Charity Donations Part II


2019 Charity Donations

As many of you know, I have had some severe financial difficulties the past few years. Since leaving home, we've had many days when we didn't know how we would pay the bills or if we would have a place to live in a month. My readers have seen me through under employment, unemployment, low… Continue reading 2019 Charity Donations

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Short Attention Span

I know that just about everyone has been talking about the earthquake in Haiti, but I thought I should mention it since I just sent in my little donation. If you would like to help out, and especially if you were following the Peace Project last year, then I hope you pop on over the… Continue reading Short Attention Span