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Life with a left-leaning Fiberista and my journey to find sanity and more time to knit, spin and weave.
Rainy days are for knitting

Rainy days are for knitting

Stillwater #1 is progressing, but it is obviously not a "4-day knit" for me, but I am moving in the right direction. I have one more repeat to do before I begin the bottom ribbing. The rainy weekend we have on tap will enable lots of knitting time, which is a good...

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How My Garden Grows

Mary had asked about my garden, so I thought I would share with you what works for us... or what we hope works for us! I do not have ground that would give me what Bonny has in her yard. The soil here is very poor and extremely rocky – as in there are more rocks than...

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Weekend Recovery

Do you ever wish you could just skip something? Or have a do-over? Yeah, me too although I am not sure if I would rather skip the weekend or have a do-over. It started off nicely with the close out of Negroni Week. But, Saturday morning I had a nasty fall in Mt....

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Friday Bird Watching

The past week we have watched a little (but feisty) brown wren decide he liked the cardinal house Steve's mom gave me for Christmas was JUST what he needed for a nest. Some poor bird had previously begun building a nest in it but abandoned the idea. Well, enter this...

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Summer Bucket List – 2017

This week's Think Write Thursday is to share my Summer Bucket List. Summertime is always the best of what might be. – Charles Bowden Summer… that wonderful time of long sunny days! As a child, I loved summer, although I started to miss school right after the 4th of...

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Unraveled Wednesday, June 7

Sometimes life gets in the way of knitting and that happened to me this week in the form of a delivery of 7 yards of mulch on Monday. So, for the past two days, Steve and I have been moving the mountain of mulch from the driveway to all the garden beds. Let me tell...

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May Stitches

May stitching brings the completion of five months of my daily stitching routine and to say that this has changed my life is an understatement! It has become the best part of my day, the thing I look most forward to, and I am still amazed at how this has sparked my...

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Resisting Monday

It was a fly by weekend here, and the proof of that is that it is Monday already! Saturday morning, we scored a flat of strawberries which made for lots of berry cleaning, macerating, cooking and finally roasting to make some jam! Pro-tip – you do not need perfect...

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Inspiration Friday

Some weeks it is a challenge to find a handful of good things to share with you, this was not one of those weeks. I apologize in advance for Inspiration Overload and for increasing your knitting queue… Okay, maybe not that last part! LOL This week I messaged Kirsten...

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