Category Archives: Life

2 sides of the table

I have been suffering from startits. Followed by ripitoutitis. Long time readers know that I handle stress by getting all figity and I want to Make All The Things. Which leaves me almost paralyzed with indecision. I only have two hands…what am I supposed to do? The cats don’t have thumbs, so knitting isn’t easy… Read More »

Now where was I?

Between starting a new job and dealing with a family member with medical issues, it’s been awhile since I had the energy (or even the interest) in updating the blog. I’ve had a lot of startitis hit me, which is the norm when I’m stressed. My all time record is starting 9 projects in one… Read More »

And the wheel turns

I haven’t forgotten about you my fellow stashaholics. I have been working through some very difficult things in my personal life. Someone who is very close to me, (who will remain anonymous at this point to respect their privacy) has been hospitalized for congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation and we are working through what… 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 »

Daddy’s Girl

I’ve been quiet for a while because the difficult time that I just went through was impossible to capture when it was so emotionally gut wrenching. A few years ago, my father was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. He battled his way through each round of treatment, always with his trademark dignity and good humour intact.… Read More »