Monthly Archives: February 2014

February 28 is World Rare Disease Day

Today is World Rare Disease Day. Before Liam, our 1 year old grandson, we didn’t even know there was such an event celebrated to help create awareness for the need for continued research and funding for research to help those … Continue reading

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A Girl Named Inga

Once in a while you hear of a situation where parents don’t name their baby right after it’s born, and the poor kid goes around being called ‘boy’ or ‘child’ so long that eventually, when it’s finally given a name, … Continue reading

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The February Birthday Marathon

February and November seem to be the only two months in which members of this family have their birthdays. I’m torn between wishing they would have been spaced out better or happy they have them all in two batches, leaving … Continue reading

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Houndstooth and Merlot

Got the houndstooth warped up. I’m told the little patterns should appear the same size when looking at them from any direction. I am now attempting to beat the weft into submission, but it’s slow going. Sticky yarn. Too much … Continue reading

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Like Looking Through Gauze

Snow is melting off. Cars can get in and out of the driveway now. We can see the lawn. Maybe it was just the last hurrah of Winter, getting in the final word. I hope so. Today feels like looking … Continue reading

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Hunkered Down

It doesn’t snow a lot very often here. Not often enough to get used to it. Snowed & iced in four days now. Want to work on something, but the weather affects how my body works. Feeling old and creaky. … Continue reading

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Kind of Squirrely

Today feels kind of squirrely. Like this photo of some bleach trials I was doing a while back. Scattered. Not sure where to turn next. Weave or sew? Organize my space or not? Eat lunch or not? Lay in this … Continue reading

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