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Life with a left-leaning Fiberista and my journey to find sanity and more time to knit, spin and weave.
Februapril Friday’s

Februapril Friday’s

As I sit here today with the window open, drinking coffee and listening to the birds singing gloriously - it is a very un-February-like morning. All week it has been in the unbelievable – well into the 60's for much of the week and all this warm weather has made...

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A Day for Love

Happy Valentine's Day, Gentle Reader! Today a poem from my favorite poet, Pablo Neruda. Go and laugh with your loved ones today. Your Laughter Take bread away from me, if you wish, take air away, but do not take from me your laughter. Do not take away the rose, the...

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Jonquils and Mondays

For a weekend in which we had no plans, we sure as heck did lots of things! Saturday, I went to my local Huddle and let me tell you this – when you find your people, it is so INSPIRING!! Then Steve and I walked at the mall – because well, rain made it nicer to be dry...

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Friday Thoughts (and LINKS)

I am a firm believer that the week following an incredibly short feeling weekend should go equally as quickly. Score one for this week, because it did just that! AND!!! Next weekend is extra-long! Yes, really. Friday the 17th is an unofficial (official) General Strike...

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A Knitting Sonnett

This week's Think Write Thursday task is to write a love letter. It could be a letter to a person, an idea, a project, a dream, a wish, a relative, a famous person, an ancestor or anything (or anyone) else you can think of.   Well, as you could have guessed,...

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Valentine’s Knitting

There are several projects I should be knitting, but the cheerfulness of Deep Sea Jelly Fish is hard to ignore. Plus, it will be the perfect Valentine's Day Cowl – so I have been ignoring things to get this done. I will bind off momentarily, and then it is back to...

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Some Tuesday Things

February is Black History Month and I saw Clint Smith's Brief but Spectacular moment last week on PBS Newshour. It is so powerful and I hope you enjoy it as much as I do! Insomnia strikes again. I am not sure what it is, but it now seems like a habit that I wake at...

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Super Weekending

Do you think the weekend just flew by, or Is it just me? Friday happy hour started early (as it has been since Hair Hitler has taken office). Steve also hooked up a new PC for me – so there was all that "transfer" stuff that goes on with all of that. There are still...

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A Royale Friday

Oh, Friday – how the heck are you! And, why did it take you so long to get here! Yeah, it was one of those weeks that seemed to go on forever. On the knitting front – Cuff One of Sock One is done. Cuff Two of Sock Two might get started and finished on Sunday. I just...

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