We Did It!

The prayers of a faithful people have been answered today on the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Roe vs Wade has been overturned. It is now up to the states to decide the question of abortion and at last count there are fourteen states that have outlawed abortion including Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana andContinue reading “We Did It!”

Blocked, Ready to Wear

This is a very comfy shawl, soft and drapes well. It’s great to have a finished project out of my own hand-spun yarn. I’m ready for cooler fall weather when it arrives. In the meantime, it’s 100° outside and 73° in the house. We have the ceiling fans running so it’s nice and cool inside.Continue reading “Blocked, Ready to Wear”

Finished Ludlow Shawl

I cast off the shawl yesterday evening and put it in to soak this afternoon. It is currently pinned out on the blocking mats drying on the bed under the ceiling fan . I’ll get another photo after it’s dry. Pinned out it is 72″ across the top edge and 33″ deep from the topContinue reading “Finished Ludlow Shawl”

Got My Groove Back

Yesterday afternoon I began to feel human again. Danged sinus infection! I’ve managed to stay out of the doctor’s office and treat it with homeopathics and OTC sinus medication. I’m getting quite a stack of washcloths made while reading at the same time. I tried working on my socks while reading but it’s a bitContinue reading “Got My Groove Back”

Arctic Cold Front is Here

This photo was taken several years ago, fortunately nothing like this is in our forecast, just high winds and below freezing temps. It’s a little after 7 pm and I just switched the heat pump over to emergency heat. It’s down to 37°. It was a nice day with sunny skies. Then the clouds movedContinue reading “Arctic Cold Front is Here”

Fighting Seasonal Crud

I keep several things on hand for when allergy and cold symptoms get me down. The Boiron allergy tabs dissolve under the tongue, the homeopathic drops that I get from my naturopathic doctor are held under the tongue for a couple of minutes, Oscillococcinum (in the bubble pack in front) is great when I’m feelingContinue reading “Fighting Seasonal Crud”