Tag Archives: Life

A knitting non-update

You may have noticed the extreme lack of knitting update on the blog in the past two months. With good reason. There has been no knitting. I’ve been battling elbow and forearm pain for a few months, which started when … Continue reading

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To Tea

There’s a fascinating article on NPR about why drinking tea was once considered a dangerous habit. Not because of any health concerns, but because it was considered a feminist threat to traditional ways. Women of the world unite… and enjoy … Continue reading

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Today, as always, I am thankful for my friends and family. I’m also thankful for the reminder that it’s often the simplest things in life that are the most satisfying.

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It’s a Plaid, Plaid World

For the last few days, my computer monitor has been randomly doing this: Although it’s pretty, green plaid is not exactly what I want to be seeing on my monitor, unless I’m shopping for tartans. Maybe it’s a sign that … Continue reading

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The Eve of Destruction

I’m not happy to have the sun setting before 5:30 pm, but at least we had a glorious sunset to make up for it. Only one more day before my phone stops ringing with all of those election-related phone calls. … Continue reading

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Nothing much here

Nothing too exciting has been going on around here, it’s pretty much just been status quo. I went to my local farmer’s market yesterday, and was pleasantly surprised. I hadn’t been there on a Saturday for a couple of years, … Continue reading

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A Change in the Weather

We went from hot, sunny days in the 100s to cloudy days in the 90s, with a bit of rain here and there. This morning was pretty pleasant – mostly sunny, and in the low 80s. I spent a bit … Continue reading

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80 and 67

This week marked my mother’s 80th birthday. Since she went out for a big lunch on her birthday (Wednesday), we waited until last night to have a dinner celebration. When people ask her what she does to stay so young-looking, … Continue reading

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Darn it, Cookie!

See what you made me do? Yes, after seeing Cookie’s, I had to have one. It’s now housing my most-used tea.

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At the local Target:

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