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Life with a left-leaning Fiberista and my journey to find sanity and more time to knit, spin and weave.
The Avoidance of Friday

The Avoidance of Friday

Friday generally is the best day of the week – the doorway to the weekend. But, today it seems to be the Monday-est Friday ever. Almost as if all the Monday's of all time have been rolled into this one day. Painful times infinity. Today will be a day of avoidance for...

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With Presidential Thoughts

This week's Think Write Thursday topic is to write about 3 things I would do if I were the President of the United States. (Carole adds this bit of confidence to the topic: "I'm very certain that any one of us could do a fantastic job!") Well…. that certainly inspires...

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The Calm Factor

Is it just me, or does this week seem to be moving along at warp speed? This week I need an extra measure of calm and I was certain that if I tried to work on Rock the Lobster, there would be some ripping back… So, I cast on A Pussy Hat by another name… and completed...

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Dear Tuesday

In the letter's to others category: My dear, sweet Paper-whites, It is week 2 and you are still blooming. You have no idea how much joy you have provided in your simple act of non-stop flowering. However, I would like to address your distinct aroma. While I did not...

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A Stand-Up Monday

"There comes a moment you have to decide: Do you keep quiet or do you stand up." – Malala Yousafzai "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." - Martin Luther King Jr. "We must not be silent. We all must act." - John Lewis A fitting...

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In the glutton for punishment category

I finished Steve's Rob Roy on Wednesday and I am winding yarn today to cast on a second Rob Roy. I know…I am wondering what on earth is wrong with me also. However, it is a nice fitting hat and that is my story and I am sticking to it. Also, I kind of figured out a...

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner…

This week's Think Write Thursday is to plan a dinner party, inviting 3 people, living or dead. To guide you, consider some or all of these questions: obviously, who will you invite? How will you invite them? What will you serve? Will it be a fancy dinner or a casual...

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All the good reads

This week I hit the good reads bonanza – I finished Michael Chabon's Moonglow and started two excellent books – in my ears is Nathan Hill's The Nix (which I am LOVING!!) and the other excellent book I started this week is Donna Tartt's The Secret History, which I am...

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Tuesday Haiku

Clusters of blossoms growing on slender green stems need a knitter’s fix

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