Reclaiming My Voice, with kids

Let’s talk about trying to write when you have kids and a husband. And there’s dinner… I get an idea, I ponder over it while busy with life, then I find a moment where everything is calm, sit down with my iPad, get a few lines in- a story just taking shape… No, you can’tContinue reading “Reclaiming My Voice, with kids”

Maybe a Shawl Can Tell a Story

My kids are getting really excited. This quarantine has not been easy and seeing Oma on the phone is not the same as seeing her in person every month. (I am so grateful she was able to be here right before shutdowns began.) We have remained pretty isolated throughout this whole experience and the girlsContinue reading “Maybe a Shawl Can Tell a Story”

The Epic Granny Square Jacket

This is the tale of the granny square car jacket. A technicolor vision that took almost a year of dedication from a person I barely remember at the moment. It all began with a pattern in a magazine and some yarn that had been bought in bulk and set aside for a special project. MyContinue reading “The Epic Granny Square Jacket”

Some Thoughts While Not Knitting

Monday nights are now the official start of my weekend. That means I’m currently end-of-the-week tired. My knitting sat right next to me. I even held it for a little while; enjoying the feel of the stitches I’ve made, the dips in the needle tips, worn in from use. I’ve stopped being upset with myselfContinue reading “Some Thoughts While Not Knitting”