EDTC 300,  Learning Project

Crafting Resilience

Greetings, fellow creators! I am excited to share a chapter of my journey as I prepare to rekindle my passion for crafting keychains this week. (which is where I started) Following a pause prompted by my dog’s much-needed double knee surgery, I am embracing the opportunity to dive back into this creative pursuit, despite facing time constraints.

In hope of adding more of a personal touch into my daily routine, I have decided to resume making custom keychains. Beyond their practical use for holding keys, each keychain symbolizes a fresh start, resilience, and a return to a beloved craft.

Macrame Keychain

As I navigate the limited time at hand, balancing caregiving responsibilities, this re-entry into keychain making represents a blend of determination and passion. Much like the intricate knots and weaves of my designs, I felt that this process served as a metaphor for the patience and excitement required to navigate life’s twists and turns.

Acknowledging that progress may be slower than anticipated due to prioritizing my dog’s well-being and my mental health, I embrace this journey with a renewed sense of purpose. Understanding the importance of self-care during challenging times, I am committed to finding a way to prioritize myself at this time.

my dog after surgerymy dog after surgery

To my fellow pet lovers, remember that among life’s trials and tribulations, our creative pursuits serve as a symbol of hope and resilience. As I embark on this renewed chapter of keychain making, I invite you to join me in celebrating the power of creativity, and resilience. Here’s to crafting a brighter tomorrow, one keychain at a time. Best wishes on your own creative endeavors and endeavors of the heart!

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