Gratitude turns what we have into enough. ~ Aesop I love Malabrigo March. This year I've had a hard time finding my knitting mojo in relation to Malabrigo March. I still love Malabrigo March, but it felt wrong to celebrate as the pandemic spreads and people are sheltering in place. This morning I realized it's…Read more Malabrigo March?
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
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
To understand, one has only to listen. Friday the 13th has become a sacred tradition for the British Hubby and myself. Eighteen months ago, our Godzilla adventure began on a Friday the 13th. Little did we know, that first movie would be the catalyst for our Godzilla fandom. Last night we continued our horror tradition…Read more Bright Lights
Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn't hurt the untroubled spirit either. ~ Elizabeth Zimmerman I was eagerly awaiting December 2 to see the first yarn for Craftvent only discover it was a fuzzy alpaca base. Mohair type yarns aren't a style of yarn I gravitate towards, and sadly, I can't wear…Read more Craftvent Day 2: The first yarn
Your greatness is not in what you have, but in what you give back. It's December 1. The holiday season is officially upon us. This year I find myself not making to do lists, but finding ways I can give back. This is my second year of Craftvent. Yes, last year's project is still uncompleted.…Read more Craftvent Day 1: The Journey Begins
No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. ~ Martin Luther King Jr. Labor laws are some of the most controversial laws ever created. They were created to protect workers from 12 hour days seven days a week. The first Labor Day was…Read more Labors of Love