Growing

The garden is growing. And so is my knititng. But most of all, this summer my little girl is growing.  She's made that indescribable crossing from toddler to small child, and there's every indication she'll just keep going from here.  She's a joker, an artist, a storyteller, and a joyful liver of life. The way … Continue reading Growing

In the Garden

I've been a major gardening slacker this season.  I would love to have a lush garden bursting with tasty possibilities, but I just haven't been able to get myself to the place of follow through.  Part of the reason is that we have been house hunting!  And while I tour homes and look at back … Continue reading In the Garden

A November Miracle

Yesterday we all ventured out into the backyard during a now rare dry afternoon. I wanted to check on the orangeness of my sugar pumpkins (not much improvement) and snap some photos of PB in her new beret. Imagine our surprise and delight to discover these jewels: This is the Petite Beret from Vintage Knits … Continue reading A November Miracle

Tomato Time

The garden has been quite good to us this summer, despite recent neglect.  The current abundance is the cheery cherry tomato.  I only planted two plants, and they just keep producing, taking over a good half of one of my raised beds.  No complaints here, though, and especially not from PB who proclaims "Juicy!" as … Continue reading Tomato Time