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Picture Success!!

Picture Success!!

Well, these are the lovely gems that Judy Becker sent me! Are they not gorgeous??? As soon as I have finished my "Widdershins" and the socks from "Greetings from the Knit Cafe" I am going to cast these on using the "Jaywalker" pattern! Again - a HUGE thanks to Judy...

Blogger error or….

Operator error??? Okay, I have been trying to post a picture of the awesome sock yarn that Judy Becker sent me, but Blogger is not cooperating. GRRRRRRR! I have to share with you all - I have not had much time for knitting lately and it has been very frustrating!...

Mad Monday

Hello everyone, I apologize for being so delinquent on posting, but it has been a hectic week around here. I had a garage sale on Friday and Saturday, and spent Sunday afternoon getting household chores accomplished.I did get a wonderful treat from Judy Becker...

Cooling off

Hello everyone - I am happy to report that we here in Michigan are going to be experiencing a cooling off - of the weather that is! It is supposed to be nice this week, in the 70's during the day and even cooler than that in the evenings!! I can only say - hurray! I...

Show and Tell

Show and Tell

Well, it's been a heck of a week - and I promised you all that I would show you what I got this week from my SP - she is so awesome. I opened the box and you'll notice that the tissue paper and the paper crinkles match! She had a lovely note inside - and inside I...

The Heat is ON….

...can someone please turn it down???? Okay, I know that this will come back to bite me mid February when it is 12 degree's outside, the wind howling, and there is 4 feet of snow over the ground - but, it is HOT outside, I am MORE than ready for a break from the heat....

Swatching fun at Thread Bear

Hello everyone!I wanted to update you all on my fun day at Thread Bear in Lansing. There was a great group of bloggers there knitting for the day. It was so much fun! Lynne was there from http://iwasknittogetherinmymotherswomb.typepad.com/and Laurie from...

Flipping over Flip Flops!

Hello Everyone!I arrived home yesterday after a LONG day at work, topping off a LONG week to find on my door step a PACKAGE! My awesome Flip Flop Swap Pal, Sheri http://kaleidoscoptic.blogspot.com/ sent me a wonderful package of goodies! First off, a really cute pair...

Water, Water Everywhere…

...and all of it is in my basement! Yikes, bloggers - we got rain. And, I - unlike Noah, was not prepared! So the rains came down and the waters came up - all in my finished lower level (see how we can alter the name of the basement?) So, the water sucking up people -...

The Heat Is ON!

Hello Everyone! Well, summer is here and the heat is as well! We are supposed to reach 95 today with a heat index of well over 100. Heat and humidity are not the best friends of a good hair day! I told my husband that we should just sit in the shade with the mister...

Summer fun

Hello Everyone!I signed up for a quick fun swap yesterday. It is the Flip Flop Swaphttp://knit2blog1.blogspot.com/that I found the link for on Lolly's site http://www.lollygirl.com/blog/Check it out - sign ups are until Friday the 14th. Join us for some Summer...

Re-entry

Hello Everyone. Whew, it is only Tuesday? How is it that after a vacation it seems like the days drag by? Well, it feels like it should be at least Thursday!! Re-entry has it's challenges!I brought my yarns from my Secret Pal to my LYS - Lizzie Ann's at lunch today....

Secret Pal Surprises!!

Good Morning Everyone! We were going to head back from our cottage last night, but we had some bad storms roll through. A nice line of them in our path home. So we headed out first thing this morning! And, at the door waiting for me when I arrived was a little box...

Vacation's Over

Hello everyone - well all good things must come to an end, and so it goes for vacation. Today I take my kiddo's to Ludington to drop them off to their dad. They are sleeping right now, as teenagers are wont to do! I am making breakfast one last time this morning,...

4 th of July Meltdown

Hello Everyone - I sure hope all the fireworks are over, poor Copper cannot take another night of loud noise. He has been living under the blankets of our bed since last Saturday. I have tried everything - music, radio, television - but none of it helps, he can still...

Happy Birthday America

Hello everyone! Today America is 230 years old! Wow - that is amazing! The day looks like it will be beautiful here - it is sunny and the birds are singing! This vacation week is flying by - we took a boat ride yesterday and I sat in the sun and knit! I ask you - does...

Vacation!

Hello everyone! Today is my first day of vacation! We are heading up to our cottage - and I am declaring July - UFO month. I am going to use this week off to work on all UFO's hanging around this house! That should keep me from buying any yarn this month - I am saving...

Can you catch a cold from your SP?

Hello everyone! Ugh, this summer cold is gettin' me down! I had an email from my SP from SP8, she let me know she had a cold which was laying her low - and yesterday I was certainly on the path of getting the cold. Must be a sympathy cold because misery loves company....

Goodreads

Kat’s bookshelf: read

When All Is Said
it was amazing
Seven chapters of sheer bliss. Beautiful writing and an incredible tale. Who would you toast on the last day of your life?
tagged:
2019
Transatlantic
it was amazing
LOVED! Every single word. The thread that tied this story together is wonderful! I could not stop listening – it was that good!
tagged:
2019 and audio
There Will Be No Miracles Here: A Memoir
it was amazing
A beautiful memoir. The writing is wonderful – the story shared is so poignant. I highly recommend.
tagged:
2019 and audio-2019

 


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