We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us. It's week six of working from home, but this week I'm on vacation from the day job. Sure it seems a bit odd, but the world is an odd place at the moment. I've been thinking a bit about how Godzilla comes…Read more Working from Home: Week 6
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!
Happiness is not the absence of problems; it's the ability to deal with them. My Craftvent II has gotten off to a rocky start this year. It started with the main color yarn not being one I would normally knit with. One reason I enjoy KALs is to learn new techniques and try new yarns.…Read more Craftvent Mishap
"When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible." ~ When Harry Meet Sally The British Hubby and I love a good B movie or cult classic. After a long work week, it's our way of unwinding…Read more They’re Already Here!
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. ~ Albert Einstein This week the blog took a big leap. It now has it's own domain name! Check out the brand new skeinherder.com. Okay, I know what you're thinking. Yes, it looks exactly like the old page, but in the magical…Read more Taking the Plunge
You cannot find peace by avoiding life. ~ Virginia Woolf As I'm sitting here trying to put into words my love for Malabrigo March, my mind started wondering to thoughts about ordering enough yarn for a sweater pattern I bought last week. Sure, I have plenty of projects already, and a few are close to…Read more Malabrigo March Hits Double Digits
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. ~ Helen Keller It's March 4 and I have four new projects for Malabrigo March so far. My plan to only knit from stash has been tossed out the window. I have fallen head over heels in love with the new Malabrigo base Washted. Especially the new…Read more Malabrigo March: Cast on Frenzy
The fire of purpose easily melts the icicles of obstacles. ~ Alan Cohen Yesterday, a winter storm moved through the PNW. It dumped large amounts of snow and left us with below freezing temperatures. I woke up to 14 degrees Fahrenheit. That's -10 in Celsius. Sure, the Midwest was colder last week, but it's still…Read more Icicles & Craftvent Day 19
Baseball is like driving, it's the one who gets home safely that counts. ~ Tommy Lasorda It was a cold, clear and sunny day in the PNW. There were gorgeous views of the mountain. (That's mount Rainier.) I couldn't help but feeling a little down. The British Hubby left this morning for the sunshine state.…Read more Flying Solo
People love conspiracy theories. ~ Neil Armstrong It's Thursday. That means a new conspiracy. The British Hubby stumbled upon this article while trolling the inter-webs. I don't know about you, but I had never heard of the word glyph before. Essentially, this is an extremely complicated crop circle, but instead of a field it's in…Read more Conspiracy Thursday: The Unexplained Mystery of the Oregon Sri Yantra