(Cross posted from musingsfromthemanse.com) This Remembrance Day has me filled with tears so much more than other years. Perhaps it’s because I’m older; feeling the loss of seeing loved ones and receiving hugs. On Sunday I spoke about how “he (Jesus) began to weep”. Those types of tears we shed when a friend is gone; […]
We had to work fast to get the chickens into their new living quarters. Never a dull moment. Enjoy
And it happens almost every time. I finish a project then can’t decide what to work on next. I’m working on a shawl right now that is an ongoing part of #cwcfallshawlalong and would like to finish before the end of October. However, I can’t decide on beginning a sweater, working on more socks (already […]
A quick tour of the potato patch, the chickens, and the kitchen garden.
Well, I was taught to spin a little every day. That’s what I try to do and most days I’m successful.
At some point I’ll need Nick to be the camera person so that this can flow more smoothly. For now, this is what I have. I’m so excited about the way this wool is cleaning up and spinning. I’m blending lots of scrap fibre I have to add texture and colour. This is a 2 […]
A quick walk through the garden this evening. Nick completed the new chicken enclosure. I’m so glad they have more room to wander and scratch. I wasn’t sure how it would all come together but am happy with the way it turned out – down to the door with hinges. What’s growing? potatoes corn zucchini […]
WIP (work in progress) lots going on. 1.Skype sock wool/nylon blend, Briggs and Little, grey for Nick 2. Indecision sock, Alegria, merino/polyamide, red and white 3. Navy mini mitten, Briggs and Little Wool Socks patterns can be found on Ravelry. And The shawl is part of an Outlander KAL “Ellen” is available on Ravelry. Lots […]
To knit some mini mittens. In order to accomplish this task I’ve set my self a challenge to knit one each day. This is not difficult to do but keeping the task in sight will ensure that I accomplish the goal. Each one completed will be filled in. Do you have a long term task […]
Summers past Hot, hot days And Peas One summer we picked a bushel of peas at a farm outside of Elmira then spent the afternoon shelling and getting them frozen. A quiet afternoon sitting in the shade of the carport with my 2 older girls working away. There was laughter and giggles. The others were […]