April is for Poetry | 4.8.21

April is for Poetry | 4.8.21

Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own. — Salvatore Quasimodo One of the best things about National Poetry Month is the discovery of new-to-me poets and this year is no exception...

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Friday Brain Dump | 3.26.21

Friday Brain Dump | 3.26.21

After 100 days of Hope I struggled a bit to figure out what to post today. So I decided to just empty my brain and write. It was a week of ups and downs. On the upside...as my snowdrops faded, the forsythia started to bloom! On the down side COVID has struck close to...

Unraveled Wednesday | 3.24.21

Unraveled Wednesday | 3.24.21

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. — Samuel Beckett This quote is my mantra for knitting this week. Yes, I have tried. Yes, I have failed. Yes, I tried again. Yes, I failed again. My attempts are not always better, but I still keep...

Good Things for Monday | 3.22.21

Good Things for Monday | 3.22.21

Each morning I begin my day the same way...before I can just sit with my thoughts I take Sherman out. He is a fine and quiet companion in the early morning... and he does not mind my silence while I listen to The Writer's Almanac podcast and this morning's edition was...

Unraveled Wednesday | 3.17.21

Unraveled Wednesday | 3.17.21

Happy St. Patrick's Day! This is the holiday when you should try and knit with some green yarn (and absolutely not try to drink any green beer!) Sadly, I am doing neither but I am knitting! Ha! I thought if a knitter had written the Irish blessing it might look...

Mid-March Weekending | 3.15.21

Mid-March Weekending | 3.15.21

I haven't done a "weekending" post in eons. Thank you, Pandemic Living for making weekends utterly unsharable! How many different ways can you say... ummm, we did the same thing as every other weekend. Well, this weekend was the not like the previous weekends, so I...

100 Days of Hope | Week 10

100 Days of Hope | Week 10

Let the rain sing you a lullaby. — Langston Hughes We had a delicious taste of spring in Pittsburgh this week...warm temperatures, sunshine, and yes... some rain. It pattered on the roof all night and reminded me how lovely it is to be tucked into bed when it rains....

 

 

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