On the Needles

I have a few things on the needles right now, none of which is seeing much action.  I'm having my semi-annual bout with knitter's thumb, and it's a drag.  I've been resting my hands this week, knitting a row here and there to test the waters. Fiar :: I'm modifying this stripey cowl to use … Continue reading On the Needles


When life seems to be feeling a bit stagnant, I crave change.  Small changes or large, shaking things up a bit can have an invigorating effect.  Usually this manifests itself in a spontaneous rearranging of furniture, or joining a new knit-along.  Too much change at once though, and I risk getting lost in a swirl … Continue reading Change

Summer Lovin’

This summer I am loving: picking strawberries and raspberries while dinner cooks on the grill eating berries right off the bush with PB after dinner hanging laundry out to dry asking for (and receiving) help discovering sleepy kitties in the raspberry patch daydreaming in the hammock using homemade compost in the garden meeting new mama … Continue reading Summer Lovin’

Around the House:: Spring Edition

As the weather warms and activities shift into more time spent outdoors, I have been taking pictures.  Pictures of what things are really like around my house as we transition from winter to spring.  There are fresh-cut flowers everywhere, a gift from a previous owner who planted hundreds of bulbs around the yard.  On the … Continue reading Around the House:: Spring Edition

Take a Moment

Peaceful Baby is all about stopping to smell the flowers these days.  All flowers get equal attention and admiration, from the lowly dandelion to the newly opened tulips.  The grape hyacinths in our yard seem to be her favorite for picking.  Her enthusiasm for every little thing that is new to her has me looking … Continue reading Take a Moment