Looking Back | August 2020

Looking Back | August 2020

“The month of August had turned into a griddle where the days just lay there and sizzled.” ― Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees Yes, this quote perfectly sums up what August was for me...a month of sizzling, never ending heat. By months end, my gardens were all...

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I would love to tell you I got all this knitting done over the weekend, but strawberries are ripe in the 'Burgh. And so, there was lots of hulling. Lots of macerating. Lots of rolling boiling. And lots of slow-roasting. And, as always, I want to thank Judy for this...

TGIF | 6.12.20

TGIF | 6.12.20

Another week in the bag and this one brought our first 90+ degree days. If this is a taste of what is to come...sigh. Honoré commented yesterday on my "summer sweater" and it not being very wearable in 90+ degree weather. And that would be true if it were wool, but it...

Unraveled Wednesday | 6.10.20

Unraveled Wednesday | 6.10.20

It seems that in all things, I have this idea that whatever it is I am making will go quicker than it does in actuality. However, at long last, I have a finished Ranunculus! It needs a nice wash, but I should be wearing it before the week is out! AND!! Just in time...

Moving Monday | 6.8.20

Moving Monday | 6.8.20

Writing is my salvation. If I didn't write, what would I do? — Maxine Kumin I heard a poem by Maxine Kumin last week and I have not been able to get it out of my head. It is the epitome of summer, and I just want to immerse myself in it...and never leave. It was the...

TGIF | 6.5.20

TGIF | 6.5.20

Greetings from Phase Green Allegheny County!  Curiously, this phase change will not change much in my life. We are still being cautious in our outings, not planning any  travel. I am not racing out to get my hair and nails done, nor are we stampeding a restaurant for...

Unraveled Wednesday | 6.3.20

Unraveled Wednesday | 6.3.20

Greetings Unravelers!! First, thank you for all the very kind comments for my Me Made May post! It might be the first time I have been successful in wearing things I made for an entire month and I did not make anything new, outside of the Romi Mystery Shawl that I...

 

 

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