Category Archives: Life

Sun Dog!

Have you ever seen a sun dog?  It’s a halo around the sun when there’s an atmospheric flurry of ice crystals, but they show up much better when the sun is low in the sky.  We had one this morning, … Continue reading

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Mawata Silk Hankies : Project Inspiration!

I’ll admit, I don’t always keep up on the knitting community, especially now that I’ve discovered spinning and weaving.  During my Ravelry forum wanderings yesterday, something caught my eye.  Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (aka the Yarn Harlot), blogged about some lovely mittens … Continue reading

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I know the country has been hard hit by snow and cold this year, including places that rarely see that kind of weather.  We’ve actually not had much snow here in Eastern Iowa, but that is supposed to change this … Continue reading

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Let’s take a spin….

I’ve been feeling lately like I haven’t done anything for awhile, so tonight I have a date with this here stuff…… The batts are ones I’ve recarded (with my Big Tom carder) from my misc. box of Brown Sheep mill … Continue reading

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2011 – The Year of the Lion

It’s the dawning of a new year at our little retreat in the woods, and time to think of what 2011 might have in store for me.  You may ask….why year of the Lion?  Well, take a look at my … Continue reading

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New Toys!

Last week was a pile of work, RiverChor had their first concert, which meant practice, practice, practice, stress about dresses being in, and getting ties and scarves ready to hand out.  It was also starting to get cold and dreary, … Continue reading

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All We Like Sheep…

Why yes, it IS my birthday!  My MIL doesn’t believe one should make one’s own birthday cake, so she borrowed my DD yesterday and they returned with this.  Thought you might like a slice, too!

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Still Kickin’!

Hi All, It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything of substance, and I apologize for that.  The longer it got, the more I felt I needed to post something AMAZING, which meant I put it off even more!  LOL. … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

I admit, I haven’t done much constructive gardening this spring.  Between beating back the garlic mustard, stinging nettles, poison ivy, and the super-prolific mystery weed; I just haven’t had the time.   So instead I’ve been enjoying what has come up … Continue reading

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Autumn Fog

It was beautiful this morning….had to share! Click on ’em to go to Flickr and see them huge!

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