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Ribbit-o-rama

This time of year my front yard becomes a singles bar for amphibians.

“Hey baby” the frogs croak. “You work out? Huh? You look good! Hey baby.”

It seems charming from the video, I’m sure. But this is a rare example of daytime ribbiting. They usually only ribbit at night. All night. . . . → Read More: Ribbit-o-rama

Bed Mittens and a thrilling, mouse-related tale of terror and public humiliation

I finished the second bed mitten last weekend. As you might notice, the thumb on this one is done in the main yarn, whereas the thumb on the right mitten was done in white.

This is because I split the skein in half by weight, and I ended up with a lot more yardage . . . → Read More: Bed Mittens and a thrilling, mouse-related tale of terror and public humiliation

Caturday: Attack mode!

Last night I awoke from a sound sleep when Cinnamon ran over my face then started making the most surprising racket. Growling! Yowling! Hissing! Smacking the window with her paw!

The head of my bed is against a wall with a large window that overlooks the lower roof. She was standing on my pillow, . . . → Read More: Caturday: Attack mode!

Spinning: So many crafts, so little time

Between knitting, spinning, and cross stitching, spinning has really been losing out lately for two reasons. First because I need to be able to concentrate and not feel self-conscious while I’m doing it, and that can’t happen while there are builder dudes crawling around the outside of my house looking in the windows. And . . . → Read More: Spinning: So many crafts, so little time