Monthly Archives: June 2014

Offline

I spent the past three days with a bunch of friends in a location with no internet and a phone that was having a hard time hanging on to the limited cell reception – but really, we were just having … Continue reading

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Health care system insanity

I have bad joints, and previous joint surgeries. To help control pain and inflammation, I get monthly acupuncture treatments. They work marvelously, and allow me to maintain a good quality of life with minimal discomfort and without prescription pain medication. … Continue reading

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ZZZZzzzzz

It was a long, working weekend for me and more than anything right now, I wish my day looked like this: Instead, it looks like this:  

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Now what?

This happened. She’s the youngest, which means we are officially done with the “raising” part of parenthood (though we all agree that parents are never really done) and all the kids are now adults with diplomas. Hooray! It’s been long … Continue reading

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So close I can almost smell it

Assumption cost me some progress on the short socks; I should have weighed the skein before I started and I would have seen that there wasn’t quite enough yarn. This foresight would have saved me a bit of time, but it’s … Continue reading

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Zauber Socks

Done!

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Quirky with a capital “Q”

There are a number of skeins of sock yarn that are of dubious colorways and various weights on my shelves; some no longer have the ball bands and some appear partially used. These random skeins are exceedingly difficult to use and get pushed … Continue reading

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Summertime blues

For Throwback Thursday, may I present yours truly – a bathing beauty at 4 years of age. This was taken on the lawn of our military housing in North Dakota, the same place my sister was born – and right … Continue reading

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