Month: April 2014

Kiddie Cadet Hat

After the debacle of my previous attempt at a hat, I decided to go for something simple and straightforward, except that I kept picturing a brim which made it slightly less simple and straightforward.  The Kiddie Cadet Hat seemed to fit the bill (pun intended). It really was an easy knit.  The hat portion is knit first and then stitches…

When Good Knitting Goes Bad.

I’m at a frustrating place in my knitting where I literally have at least 5 projects on the go and don’t seem to be making progress on anything.  In an effort to combat the frustration (in an action that says a lot about my logic process) I started a new toddler hat over the Easter weekend.  I was thinking the…

A Portal to the DFO Dimension

About a year ago, a portal creaked open and the fishing industry got a peak into the DFO licensing dimension.  It was frightening and it only got more so as the days went along. First, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans is clear that the National Online Licensing System isn’t, well, a system or a program.  It’s a “portal” into…

The Wanderer – Island Edition

Today’s Daily Prompt was to list the top 5 places you’ve always wanted to visit.  As well this week, the Introverts Blog Quietly challenge was the word “vacation”.  I decided to combine the two and, being an island girl myself, list the top five islands I’d like to visit: #5 Hawaii – The tropical setting, luaus, beaches, volcanoes: need I say more?…

Earth Day 2014

I think one of the good things about Earth Day is that it makes us take stock of what we are (or aren’t) doing for the environment.  I believe it’s important that everyone should do their part, so: I use re-useable grocery bags (when I remember to take them into the store). I use cloth napkins instead of paper napkins or…