Playing Hooky (part II)

Fishing is not the only hooking that’s been going on this summer. I’ve also gotten quite a bit of crocheting done recently… surprisingly.  A huge creative surge of ideas has taken over my brain lately, which is always a great place for my brain to be…it’s the hands that don’t always have the time to follow through.  (This is the…

Playing Hooky (part I)

Even before the solstice officially marked the onset of summer, we have been feeling the change of season in everything we do.  You may find us on any given day, still in our pajamas at 11 am, reading books or hiding out in our “underwater-space- submarine-rocketship” (aka the couch cushions and blankets). At first, I must admit I was slightly…

T-Shirt Yarn Tote

A quick little post to follow up on what I made from all of those t-shirts that got turned into yarn. It took awhile to cut up so many shirts, but having a big basket of t-shirt yarn balls to play with, sure did inspire me. The yarn is so much fun to work up with a big hook. I’d…

Cool It Down

It’s hot. Really hot. We are being hit with an early heat wave here in Northern CA and I have to say, I’m not too fond of it. Mostly because this heat wave coincides with allergy season, which has completely obliterated my ability to see and smell…and then I’m hot and sweaty on top of it. I can’t seem to…

May 1st

Nanny, I miss you. I miss calling you on the phone to have a chat and yet I hear your voice in my ears all the time. I miss your big, warm embrace and yet I wrap myself up in the warmth of your beautiful crocheted blankets and I feel your love. I miss swapping stories about parenting and hearing you laugh…