Posted in crafts on January 9th, 2009 No Comments »
“Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time.”
~ Arnold Henry Glasow, American Thinker & Humorist
I did it! I did it! Check it out…a successfully turned sock heel. No tears. No tragedies. No runs. Just a heel…simple.
I have finally made a sock that is shaped like a […]
Posted in crafts on November 14th, 2008 8 Comments »
“If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise.”
~William Blake, English Poet & Visionary
As some of you may know, I am a knitter. At least, sometimes I am.
I did my first stint of knitting when I was about seven. Then I gave it up when I was nine.
I got into […]
Posted in crafts, gift ideas, recycling on September 10th, 2008 5 Comments »
“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.”
~George Eliot i.e. Mary Anne Evans, 19th-century British Novelist
Here in England the autumn is rolling in quite quickly. By far my absolute favorite season, it has that crisp, heady […]
Posted in crafts, recycling, yoga on August 20th, 2008 22 Comments »
A few months ago I took up yoga, and have so far observed many things about it and about myself. I won’t bore you with the details.
There are two things that apply widely though: you have muscles that you have never dreamed of in places you’ve never felt. And, going with […]
Posted in crafts, recycling on December 5th, 2007 4 Comments »
There are always so many little tiny pieces of yarn that are left over after a knit or crochet project.
They get trimmed from color changes, from adding on a new ball here and there and from portions of store-bought yarn that should never have made it through quality control.
I hate throwing them away. Ever […]