I have spent the last two nights casting on and knitting the first four rounds of my latest project. It is a huge cowl knit in fingering weight yarn, but the instant I saw a swatch of the pattern, I kind of lost my mind. (Language NSFW.)
As part of all the renovation work . . . → Read More: Unpromising beginnings and unintended consequences
So, I kind of just got attacked by a barred owl. Yikes!
Barred owls are not only kinda creepy, with their big black eyes, they also sometimes hunt during the day. Particularly this time of year, when they have fledglings to feed, and there’s so much daylight (it’s only dark from 10PM-4AM) that nocturnal . . . → Read More: Barred owl attack, duck!
Two things I have been meaning to follow up on. First, many people have been asking after the chickens. They are doing well, and laying more eggs than I would have expected. They recently passed their fourth birthday, which is longer than most chickens get to live.
(I have not been able to . . . → Read More: Chickens and mayo (and mayo on chicken)