"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
"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
When snow falls, nature listens. There is something about snow that quiets the entire world. The morning commute conditions were actually worse than yesterday's. Not surprising since it's about 10 degrees colder than yesterday. Eek, it's cold! Today's view looks pretty similar to yesterday's. Does it look any colder? The view out the front window…Read more Snow Day: The Second
When it snows you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels. It's the first snow day of 2020. It's rare my house has snow in January. Yes, it's winter and it's cold, but normally the snow level stays at a higher elevation. Traditionally, we've not been house bound until February, but an arctic storm…Read more Snow Day: The First
"Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore." The Wizard of Oz The first full week of 2020 is in the books. I had intended for a few blog posts this past week, but life and the day job got in the way. Friday night is still movie night for the British Hubby…Read more Friday Night Blockbuster
To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to have changed often. ~ Winston Churchill Every January 1, we have a chance to remake ourselves. At the start of a new decade, this seems to be even more important, but really one can remake themselves at the start of every morning. You don't…Read more The Last Cheeseburger of 2019
Do give books - religious or otherwise - for Christmas. They're never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal. ~ Lenore Hershey Craftvent is back on track! Well, as on track as it's going to be when I'm starting an event that's due to finish in the next 24 hours. I'm a process knitter. I'm here…Read more Craftvent Day Three: The Snips!