Look for the Helpers

Originally posted on Windy Wonderings:
Every year I try to watch some coverage or retrospective of the events of September 11. It’s impossible to not remember the sadness, confusion, horror and fear from that day. I’ve been watching the replay of the “Today Show” from that morning. I was at work that day had only watched “hi lights” on the news.…

Learning to Crochet

One of the things on my crafting bucket list has been learning to crochet. To be fair, I could do a single crochet stitch. I crocheted a bit in high school; I remember making strips that you joined together to make a blanket. Everyone was doing it* so I joined it. I expect the unfinished project is in my parent’s…

The Dog Days of Summer

  Here’s the thing: I knew when I started the Temperature Scarf I would struggle to finish. 365 days is a long time, and the novelty of the same project, one row a day, gets old at some point. The crazy temperature changes* through winter and spring kept things interesting through the early going, but then we hit summer. Knitting…

Another Pair of Socks Finished

While putting together the photo history of this little pair of socks, I realized their construction process was more eventful than normal, or at least as eventful as knitting during meetings, conference calls, and waiting time can be.     There was a long day when I did a meeting by conference call. I do not recommend this. Followed by…