Into the Land Of Knit

  Just before vacation I started a baby blanket in the last of my Patons Melody yarn for my newest niece. It’s coming along well, but it’s a blanket, so progress sometimes feels a bit slow.   I’ve been engrossed in “Knitlandia” by Clara Parkes. The essays on various knitting trips and adventures transport you…

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Hardcore Fitness?

This morning these Instagram notices popped up on my phone: Of the top ten words to describe me, “fit” would be about number 77; “hardcore fit” would be somewhere below 200.  Then I realized the photo was:   I’m pretty sure I was tagged as someone who needs to be a potential client. **sigh**   I guess…

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Bunny Tail Hat

There are many wonderful things about babies, but one of my favourite as an aunt/knitter is their inability to protest whatever crazy cute idea you want to turn into a hat. As they get older, they tend to have their own opinions about what they’ll wear.   Easter seems to be sneaking up at the…

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The OJ Case

I admit it: I was an OJ Simpson trial junkie. I watched the Bronco chase as it happened. I watched the afternoons of the trial after work (the 4 hour time difference to LA came in really handy.) I watched Marcia Clark explain she had child care issues when court was running late. I was…

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