Month: August 2018

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…

Dear Tim Hortons

We need to talk. We’ve had this conversation before when you give me an empty coffee cup for “Roll Up The Rim” after I’ve asked for my coffee in a refillable cup. I still don’t believe that game cards are that big a stretch, but you know, your call.   The thing is, it’s now a thing. Reducing plastic usage…