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
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
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
Winter is not a season, it's a celebration. ~ Anamika Mishra Yet again, the British Hubby and I are housebound with the kitties. There is rain in the forecast which means at some point it is going to warm up. For now, I was able to see a stunning sunrise. The view from the front…Read more Snow Day: The Third
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