The house is quiet except for the hum of a gas-powered generator running in the back yard, keeping the refrigerator, freezer, hot water heater and a nearby lamp running. I am up working on this and am now at the point before the last six rows of garter stitch before the final clue. The end is in sight, but it will have to wait for … Continue reading Knitting in the Wee Hours
Well the electricity went off early this morning, so I’m listening to NPR on the battery-charged radio, typing this on my phone, sitting in my little knitting corner and knitting- because outside of doing the dishes and rearranging the den to allow the lovely breeze in, there’s not much else I can do. Except for the electrical situation (and our neighbor’s water shortage- they use … Continue reading Quiet Aftermath
Well, we have batteries, a lot of food in the freezer (which doesn’t help much, does it?) and plenty of cold cheese and cereal and canned goods. We need to bring the garden furniture indoors so it won’t be a flying missile to the neighbors or ourselves. The winds for this area are not supposed to be so high that we need to tape the … Continue reading Hunker Hunker Hunker
Here I sit, (my newly trimmed-down behind exceedingly sore on the stone bench) near the lovely fountain outside the Baltimore County courthouse. I am waiting for the afternoon docket and it’s the loveliest August day I’ve ever seen! It has to be about 65 degrees F – glad to have my jacket on! The morning’s docket was fairly uneventful except the Master (they preside over … Continue reading Heresy!! Or WWAD?
Cat Bordhi is one of those people who gives more than she gets. Her videos are worth their weight in gold, yet they are out there on YouTube free of charge. Here’s one of her Sweet Tomato Heel Socks. This technique is featured in her e-book of a similar name – it can be found on Ravelry or on her website. And here’s another … Continue reading Homage to Cat Bordhi
This has definitely been an interesting week. We’ve been rearranging – well JOHN’s been rearranging a lot of furniture since S has moved into her own place and D is back into B’s room, who is now moving to D’s old room. J still has her room…. and so do I, LOL:)! Work has been crazy busy – have court all day, then off to … Continue reading Keepin on keepin on
It’s very late and everyone is sleeping, except for John, I hope, LOL:) The silence is deafening save for the clicking of the keys on the keyboard as I type these words. I’ve always been used to living with lots of people, so silence bothers me more than it should – not that noise doesn’t LOL:)! Well, today was one of those “I was supposed … Continue reading Shoulda kind of day