Never Too Old To Learn New Tricks

This photo is a reminder of what I can do when I put my mind, and hands, to it. All of my 4 ounce bobbins ready to ply. I really enjoyed that summer. I can do it again as long as I take care of myself and stay on top of things. Age really isContinue reading “Never Too Old To Learn New Tricks”

Good Friday

Holy Week tends to find me in a reflective mood, grateful for our Savior and the sacrifice He made for us, striving to be a better Catholic and follow more closely in His footsteps. It’s so easy to whine and complain about the small stuff and to think that the big stuff is the endContinue reading “Good Friday”

Taking it Easy

Allergies are kicking my butt this weekend and I had to get my Relief Band out and charge it. Sure helps with the nausea from sinus drainage until my allergy meds can kick in. At least I’m able to enjoy my knitting and reading. Brad’s back down at his shop cleaning and sorting. He’s gotContinue reading “Taking it Easy”

Merry Christmas, Ya’ll!

I pray all ya’ll are having a Blessed Christmas with family and friends, eating too much food and playing with the kids and grandkids. It’s 80° here in NE Texas and yes, the A/C is still on. Weird. But such is life! We had Christmas brunch at the Blankenship house, consisting of scrambled eggs withContinue reading “Merry Christmas, Ya’ll!”

Cozy Saturday Afternoon

It’s in the 50’s and sprinkling rain today. Good day to stay in and catch up on chores and do some reading. Brad went out and tied some streamers to the chain at the road to make it more visible. This is how it looks from our perspective. I stood out in the yard northContinue reading “Cozy Saturday Afternoon”

Shaping A Sweater

One of the things I picked up from a book by Elizabeth Zimmermann was to add some short rows to the lower back of my sweaters. Sweaters are notorious for riding up in the back and appearing longer in the front. This pattern called for German short row shaping for the yoke and since IContinue reading “Shaping A Sweater”

Don’t Forget To Vote!

Texas has some amendments on the ballot, a list of eight propositions: Proposition 1: “The constitutional amendment authorizing the professional sports team charitable foundations of organizations sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association or the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association to conduct charitable raffles at rodeo venues.” Proposition 2: “The constitutional amendment authorizing a county toContinue reading “Don’t Forget To Vote!”

Feels Like Fall!

It’s 65° outside this morning! The sun is just beginning to peek through the trees. No breeze. Quiet. Smells like Fall is coming. Yesterday was a really nice day and we got the new chain installed at the road to deter people from coming down the driveway at night. My energy level is better thanContinue reading “Feels Like Fall!”