So grateful for two weeks of my people and lots of quiet.  I like this.  I needed it.  While knitting my Still Light, I have watched all of Master of None, The Bridge, and Narcos.  I am currently on the second season of Fargo, and it’s starting to look like the dress it is supposed to … Continue reading


I took a break from knitting my tunic and many mittens, and I knit a lot of i-cord to make these sailor knot keychains.  They will go well with stripes, topsiders and windbreakers.


I have exciting news to share!  The Bridges out of Poverty | Circles program (that I love with all of my ♥) is raising money for a micro loan program designed to help eliminate barriers to poverty by granting education loans, providing financial backing to overcome barriers to employment, and helping to avoid financial crises. … Continue reading

community conversation

I would like to live in a city where no one is left behind – a city in which everyone prospers.  Poverty is unkind, and it hurts all of us.  And ultimately poverty affects our city’s ability to grow. It’s important to ask ourselves how we contribute to poverty. I think about the times I … Continue reading


I bought myself a new mug.  The same week that I finished up ten weeks  of a Simplicity Circle.  The irony doesn’t escape me.  I have a cupboard full of drinking vessels.  This new mug does not fill a need.  Unless you count needing a little piece of beauty topped up with earl grey for those quiet … Continue reading