Musings on the Midwest

I grew up in the Midwest. The British Hubby always says, "You can take the girl out of the Midwest, but you can't take the Midwest out of the girl." I'll always be a Midwesterner at heart. Here's a few highlights of my favorite things to do when I visit my family. Lightening bugs also…Read more Musings on the Midwest


Stage Three Begins

Stage three of Tour de Sock began Tuesday morning. I told myself I wouldn't cast on six new pairs of socks when I'm trying to liberate my Orphans, but you know I can't resist casting on another pair of socks. The pattern is so neat! I also love the idea of expanding my sock knitting skills.…Read more Stage Three Begins

Heat Wave

June is usually a very pleasant month in the PNW. The mornings are crisp, the afternoons are sunny and the sunsets after 9 p.m. The past few days have been unseasonable warm. Today's high is around 95 degrees Fahrenheit or 34.5 degrees Celsius.  That means knitting on big projects is sort of unpleasant. It also…Read more Heat Wave