Christmas 2015 Knitting has begun

No I’m not kidding. I finished my first present last night. Last year was such a horrible year – between the deaths of my father and Clancy, and an insane workload, I felt that my family got the short end of what I could do for them. So, with determination (and a project plan with… Read More »

Busy Busy

I’ve been so busy preparing for the classes I’m teaching that every time I thought about blogging, it was “tomorrow…I swear it” I’m now a “resident teacher” (which means I sit on the couch at Creative Yarns a few hours before scheduled classes and knit or crochet) I’ve just finished two classes with wonderful students.… Read More »

Almost done!

Last week was vacation. A much needed, much looked forward to vacation. All I wanted to do was knit and crochet and get some presents done. And that’s about all I did. It’s going to make re-entry to work even harder tomorrow. I finished one Christmas present (which I can’t show) and worked on another.… Read More »

Remembrance Day

This has been a very difficult time in Canada. We lost two soldiers to senseless acts. Our nation is still coming to grips with what happened. These tragedies make Remembrance Day more poignant for us. More tangible. Closer to home. I have always been a huge supporter of the military, making countless afghans through Heartmade… Read More »

Welcoming a New Clan Member

We welcomed a new clan member this weekend. Wee tiny Angus is 12 weeks old and 3 pound of black fuzz and purr. He’s overly fond of cuddling, keyboards and eyelashes (yes he’s freaked out by them and has to investigate when you’re laying down). Cheffie named him, and although he says he’s “Black Angus”,… Read More »