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Life with a left-leaning Fiberista and my journey to find sanity and more time to knit, spin and weave.
Striking Friday

Striking Friday

Valentine's Day Roses are still glorious. Happiness in a vase, my friends! And, speaking of happiness...Happy Strike4Democracy Day!! I will be contacting my dear MIA Senator Toomey with some messages to vote no on all the things he likes to vote yes on. Perhaps I...

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Procrastination is not good for your health

This week's Think Write Thursday is to write about something you've been putting off doing. We all have those tasks, projects, phone calls and more that we find excuses to avoid. What are you procrastinating about? And why? And, finally, how are you going to address...

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On my needles and in my ears

It is a dark and rainy day here in the Pittsburgh area – perfect for a bit of knitting, listening, and getting some laundry done. I completed clue #2 of Kirsten Kapur's Mystery socks just under the wire last night. Clue #3 has been printed out and I will see what I...

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A Day for Love

Happy Valentine's Day, Gentle Reader! Today a poem from my favorite poet, Pablo Neruda. Go and laugh with your loved ones today. Your Laughter Take bread away from me, if you wish, take air away, but do not take from me your laughter. Do not take away the rose, the...

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Jonquils and Mondays

For a weekend in which we had no plans, we sure as heck did lots of things! Saturday, I went to my local Huddle and let me tell you this – when you find your people, it is so INSPIRING!! Then Steve and I walked at the mall – because well, rain made it nicer to be dry...

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Friday Thoughts (and LINKS)

I am a firm believer that the week following an incredibly short feeling weekend should go equally as quickly. Score one for this week, because it did just that! AND!!! Next weekend is extra-long! Yes, really. Friday the 17th is an unofficial (official) General Strike...

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A Knitting Sonnett

This week's Think Write Thursday task is to write a love letter. It could be a letter to a person, an idea, a project, a dream, a wish, a relative, a famous person, an ancestor or anything (or anyone) else you can think of.   Well, as you could have guessed,...

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Valentine’s Knitting

There are several projects I should be knitting, but the cheerfulness of Deep Sea Jelly Fish is hard to ignore. Plus, it will be the perfect Valentine's Day Cowl – so I have been ignoring things to get this done. I will bind off momentarily, and then it is back to...

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Some Tuesday Things

February is Black History Month and I saw Clint Smith's Brief but Spectacular moment last week on PBS Newshour. It is so powerful and I hope you enjoy it as much as I do! Insomnia strikes again. I am not sure what it is, but it now seems like a habit that I wake at...

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