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Happy Halloweeeeeeen!

I always think of Halloween as the official start to winter. I was hoping to get some nice fall shots this year, but then we had a lot of rain followed by a lot of wind.

It’s one long slide towards Winter Monochrome from here.

There are still a few leaves clinging to . . . → Read More: Happy Halloweeeeeeen!

What Was I Thinking?

This week it was cold enough that I was motivated to bust open the box of winter knits.

Whose great idea was it to knit an afghan that’s five feet long, and only two feet wide?

I also had to laugh when I saw that I hadn’t dealt with the last three loose ends . . . → Read More: What Was I Thinking?

Chicken Update

Harriet is proving to be the watchdog of my mini-flock. She’s the only one who even notices when the neighbor dogs cruise past.

(That’s not even a dog, really – it’s a very large five-month-old puppy.)

And when the big scary great blue heron landed near the coop last week, Harriet is the one . . . → Read More: Chicken Update

What I’m Not Knitting

Now that I’ve finished the toe-up socks (an experiment I consider a success, by the way) I’m working on a new project. But you know what I’m not working on? That damned Celtic Cabled Scarf.

A lot of people would suffer through knitting the entire scarf, and then post a picture of the finished . . . → Read More: What I’m Not Knitting