Time is a great story teller. Back in the Fall of 2018, I thought it was a good idea to join Jimmy Beans Blanket Club. And it was a good idea in theory. A blanket broken up into 12 monthly installments, where could I go wrong? From Grandma with Love is a beautiful pattern, but…Read more Grandma’s Log Cabins
In ancient times cats were worshiped as gods; they have not forgotten this. – Terry Pratchett March 15 is one day after Pi Die. You maybe sleeping off a sugar coma, but we're celebrating kitty birthdays here. Ernie and Burt are litter mates. We know Gracie was born around the same time. To keep things…Read more Happy Birthday Kitties!
We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing-grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills. We shall never surrender! ~ Winston Churchill It's been awhile since I've posted here. For that, I'm sorry. 2020 is off to an interesting start with Australia…Read more Interesting Times
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet. ~ Bob Marley Wow, what an odd winter we're having. Below normal temperatures than above normal temperatures. Snow when we don't normally have snow. And January had 28 days of rain out of 31. Eek, that's a lot of rain. Most people think it rains all…Read more Rain Rain Go Away
"I'm not going to live by their rules anymore." ~ Phil Connors, Groundhog Day What, was that Sunday or am I reliving the same day over and over again? Hmmmm. Groundhog Day is one of our all time favorite movies. I'm not sure if it's because it reminds me of growing up in the Midwest…Read more Groundhog Day 2020
Silently, like thoughts that come and go, the snowflakes fall, each one a gem. ~William Hamilton Gibson A week has passed, and all the snow around my neighborhood is gone. It's lovely when the snow is fresh and pristine, but once it's covered in car fumes it starts looking a bit sad. It's hard to…Read more Snow Day?
"Elementary, my dear Watson." ~ The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1939. The snow has mostly melted. Okay, we actually still have quite a bit left, but the road conditions have cleared up enough to travel into work. Commuting sure does cut down on my knitting and snuggling time. Snow or no snow Friday night typically…Read more Friday Night Heist