Category: Holidays and Special Occasions

It’s the Great Pumpkin!

Heading into the Thanksgiving season (at least here in Canada) I decided I wanted to try knitting pumpkins. A quick Ravelry search turned up a couple of patterns. I ended up trying both, and settled on a hybrid of the two, with a little inspiration on the top from a pumpkin hat.     Patterns: Great Pumpkin, Pumpkin Spice, and…

As a Woman of Science

Today is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. I know this because I was tagged in a tweet to celebrate it. While I thought it was cool, I was also a bit confused.   Happy Int'l Day of Women & Girls in Science! @susan_cfrn @bhmorse @LLRamsay @ShanSTibb @tweetram87 @MarloesKraan https://t.co/d5skIf53eJ — CFRN-RCRP (@CFRN_RCRP) February 11, 2016   If…

The First Week of Summer

I’m not sure how it got to be Sunday night again, but like most weeks in the summer it flew by and seemed crammed with activity.  Throw a Canada Day holiday mid-week and my concept of time really didn’t stand a chance.   Canada Day was spent in Seal Cove with the infamous greasy pole: And on the beach:  …