I have this weird tendency to fixate on new hobbies. Honestly, it sometimes feels like my life is just a series of obsessions that meander through a wild wood full of experiences and knowledge.
I have a tendency to pick up unmarketable skills very easily. As a result, I have a lot of hobbies.
This week’s Sunday Post feels a little sparse to me. Or maybe repetitive. I’m just surprised it’s Sunday again! I thought we just had one last week…
I generally don’t like working with cotton. It has no give. The aches and pains start in my fingers, and soon my hands are cramping. Thankfully, Spinrite Yarns has added Caron Cotton Cakes to the popular Caron Cakes yarn lineup.
Once upon a time, Friday was the day for the Friday Five. Or Five on Friday. Or something similarly catchy. Let’s meme on, shall we?
I woke up Friday morning to large white fluffy flakes falling outside my window. After a few bleary-eyed blinks to ensure I wasn’t hallucinating, I reached for the camera. I was aware that snow was coming, just not a day early. Perfect day to curl up in my office and work on the Phoenix blanket.
There are times when I find myself in that very odd situation where my perceived knowledge on a subject far outweighs my actual experience. You know the feeling, right? You’re merrily knitting away on a vanilla sock while your World of Warcraft character is taking the fifteen-minute flight between Undercity and Iron Summit when another crafty friend sends you a panicked message asking how to interpret a particularly tricky section of lace in the shawl they’re knitting.
So there I was, the night before our trip to Minnesota…looking for a carry-on bag. Ideally, one I could haul my immediate-needs stuff in all weekend. And I had nothing.
Happy Thanksgiving to those of you in Canada (and happy Impending Thanksgiving to those of you who are south of the border). For those of you not celebrating the harvest season with some sort of poultry product, go ahead and do so. I won’t tell! I’m working on the holiday, so on Friday, Robin and […]
I will admit that the title is due to an offhand comment made at work this evening, and probably has nothing to do with the rest of the post. Hooray non-sequiteur? I spent a goodly sum of the weekend knitting away at the first of the August socks. Once that sock was finished (in an […]