Now that I am home and have looked at the calendar and absorbed what I am seeing, I realize that my homework is due sooner than I thought. So while I finish spinning and knitting the sample for the two technical skeins I have left, I need to finish my final project. All the yarn… Continue reading Backwards
When I said yes to teaching this class at BOSS, I had not really thought through the logistics of teaching a full fledged fleece to fiber class outside while camping. What I have realized is that I am relocating the contents of my studio, minus my wheels, to the great out doors. I am hoping… Continue reading And I’m packed, I hope
Spring is arriving here in my neck of the woods. My bulbs are blooming. It’s kind of been warmer, but those winds are still chilly and I heard we might get an inch of snow tomorrow. Meanwhile inside, my seedlings have been transplanted for the first time. That tomato? (the plant on the right.) It’s… Continue reading Spring, it takes so long!
I don’t usually share too much about my kids. That is not what this blog is about. Yet last night I had a moment… My oldest, who just turned 17 and is nearly grown and flown has started blacksmithing classes. Yesterday was his second session. These sessions are 3 or more hours long. He is… Continue reading Joy…
I must have lost my mind…. Or been distracted. My son convinced me that his close friends from Southern NM needed to come visit the week after Christmas. We negotiated that I would not be driving on my birthday…. which is 2 days post Christmas. So we ventured to the halfway point of Albuquerque on Wednesday… Continue reading New Year’s Madness
First I have to say that I am a very lucky person. Last weekend our 4H club had our annual holiday party. My sneaky co chair emailed the club and many of them brought me gifts of yarn. It was so amazingly sweet. (I also got a very nice candle.) I was so focused on… Continue reading Swatching, and odds n ends.
With our swim club’s fundraiser looming, I decided to delve into the world of giant cookies. Ordinarily, I like a nice normal sized cookie. You know, one or two, perhaps three bites. You might have two in a sitting. Maybe 3, if it’s a 3 cookie day. It doesn’t feel excessive to eat a small… Continue reading Large Format Baking