Tag Archives: Yarn Play

Well, Somebody Got to Travel

It’s kind of odd that we happened upon some thrift store finds from far away in a time when most of us can’t really travel.  Of course, there are the usual homegrown things, too, just for contrast. Life is sailing … Continue reading

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Crazy and Not-So-Crazy Craft Patterns XII or Put Down the Crochet Hook… Please

Well folks, it has come to this.  We have given up shopping.  Not for the long haul, but we both feel that we have responsibilities to other folks that mandate our giving up our Fridays, for now.  So far, everyone … Continue reading

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Aren’t Things Hard Enough?

Whew, I was worried that my snowdrops had pooped out after years of faithful service.  Nope, they were just a little tardy: They appear before any other bulbs in Colorado, which makes them so exciting to see.  Winter will soon … Continue reading

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A Thrifting We Will Go

I’ve decided.  Winter needs to be over, so if we could just all get together and do the anti-snow dance, it would be much appreciated.  It was nine degrees this morning, for heaven’s sake.  They are predicting a high of … Continue reading

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The Winter Blues

Well, I am just feeling generally crabby today, so who knows what you are going to get.  It’s been sort of cloudy and windy for the last few days.  That sets off my allergies, and even though it is a … Continue reading

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We See Weird Things

I’m trying to write this while handing out Halloween candy—it’s been that kind of week.  It was cold and snowy this week so I was planning on getting lots of house stuff done; yay me!  Instead, I was sick with … Continue reading

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Déjà Jug

We’ve had a few rainy, cold days this week getting us ready for what is coming in a few weeks, probably.  I’m closing my eyes and ignoring all that because today is a lovely sunny day, and that’s the way … Continue reading

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Did You Ever See Such a Sight in Your Life?

Fall can’t be too far off.  How do I tell?  Is it the cooler nights, shorter days, leaves turning red, or school starting?  No, the sure sign is when mice try to work their sneaky way into the house via … Continue reading

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Summer Cruising

There must have been something in the water last couple of weeks because there was more than enough crabbiness to go around, starting with us and ending with the folks who run sales.  It could have been the heat, because … Continue reading

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We Will Survive!

I was singing my version of the great Gloria Gaynor anthem last week during the blizzard.  I was thinking of my poor snowdrops, which had already been snowed on and endured subzero temperatures a couple of weeks before.  When the … Continue reading

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