What do you do after driving across one and a half states to be with a loved one who is in the hospital? I know what I did. Like a good trained hound, I quickly sniffed out the closest store that has yarn and picked some up. I did grab my knitting bag as I…… Continue reading Yarn 911
There we were, my husband and I shearing this lovely Angora goat Hanzel. He was almost finished. And then this happened….. Yep. Fire. It has been exactly a week today. The children and I have left to stay at Granny’s house while cleanup is happening. I have asthma so I can’t be around all the…… Continue reading Fall Fiber Harvest 2015 Part 3..and a Fire
A young girl sits at the feet of the women in her family. They are talking of news, blooming romances, and how the weather is going to affect the crops this harvest. As she listens she twirls her own little spindle with a bit of fleece her mother gave her to stay occupied. She drafts…… Continue reading a little yarn tale
It’s been rough week plus a little. To start off last week, my body began a flare up of my chronic illness which leaves me exhausted. I haven’t had much energy for even knitting or spinning. Although I did do a little… And we also worked on shearing some goats. This past weekend I was working on…… Continue reading A Bobcat Tried to eat our Goats!
There is just something about seeing these little people around me with yarn and needles in their hands. The joy that lights up their faces when a tangle of string turns into a thing! Perhaps it is because I feel that same sense of accomplishment when I create a thing, that it excites me so to watch this…… Continue reading A Nation of Knitters
As the water trickled down in my thinking portal ( a.k.a. the shower) at 4 o’clock in the afternoon (because it was the first chance I have had all day), I ponderdered on “why does it feel like the house is falling apart and I am, drowning?”. Then it dawned on me. The Hubby was…… Continue reading Finding Balance