Tag: daily prompt

I’m not sure I’m going to make it

It’s one week to Christmas and I’m starting to believe my knitting goals (at least the ones I still have) for gifts for that day may not happen.  I’ve already edited my plans.  A lot.  But I’ve still been clinging to the hope/wish/dream (however unrealistic) that I could have nine pair of socks for my nieces and nephews done by…

A Sign of Winter

The ice was finished at the rink this week; a sure sign winter is coming. We had our first skate Sunday morning; I had forgotten how much I like skating. I’m not a good skater by any stretch (stopping usually involves use of the boards) but there’s something very soothing about doing laps around the rink. I love how peaceful…

The Sock Story

The answer to today’s Daily Prompt about what you prefer in a handmade version seems abundantly obvious to me: I love my hand knit socks. I know the efficiency level of knitting a pair of socks vs. buying a pair of socks doesn’t even compare. The cost of the sock yarn alone will buy you several pair of decent socks.…

Between

This week’s photo challenge is “Between“. I usually read the challenges but rarely come up with something that “fits”. Yesterday though, I looked in the back yard to see where the tide was and I thought “Oh, it’s between”.  Bingo!   Several times a day, mostly subconsciously, I’ll look towards the water to see where the tide is. Twice a…