I’m blogging over at the Goodwill today!   It’s a new year and a new sport. Advertisements


It’s been non-stop knitting here.   I knit these two matching neck warmers on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.  I like that they make the plain grey wool pop. The details are all on ravelry here.  The pattern was very easy to memorize.

too teal

Not only did I finish a cardigan over the holidays, but I also cast on AND cast off an entire cardigan in one week.   I feel like this is becoming a bit of a tradition.   I knit an entire sweater for the Bumblebee in two days during Christmas 2010.   I amaze myself.   It is hard … Continue reading

{this moment}

{this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.


$5 sled from the neighbourhood store + snow = an afternoon well spent This sweet girl’s happiness in the simple things grounds me every day.   She’s the push I need to let loose and let go.   Have some fun.  Get up and get out.  Nothing fancy.  No rules.   Just follow her.  Let her take … Continue reading

the look

The cat always looks growl-y to me.   It’s as if she owns the place.


I love this cardigan.  I started it in the fall, and it knit up fairly fast, and then it sat in pieces in a bag forever.   I dreaded all the tiny stitch-y seaming, but after all the holiday dinners were over, I decided to take a whole day to finish it off while watching 1g5g … Continue reading


See 2010 highlights here. My goals for 2011 were lofty to say the least.   I was going to be more caring and in turn build a community that cares.   If we are to ever end poverty,  we have to start by giving a poop about others.   I was going to be engaged.  I was going … Continue reading