I am delighted that so many of you are looking forward to another summer of reading, sparked by Book Bingo – we’re going to have fun! I’m pretty sure most of you know the “rules”, but for ease of reference, here you go: 1. books you finish between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend count. This year that means books you finish May 27 – September 4. this might be a great opportunity to finish books you started a while back … or you could simply get a headstart by “finishing” that weekend. 2. you get to interpret the … Continue reading Book Bingo 2017 | Preparations.
My cousin Beth arrived (on a 5am flight from Boulder!) at our house just after noon. First order of business was a run to the lake – it was misting, so we didn’t stop for a photo. Then lunch and … Continue reading More Photo Fun.
Long-time (and maybe even not so long) readers probably know that my typical Wednesday routine starts with a walk (lately dark early with Marc), proceeds to knitting class and then to wine and knitting with my sister, Karen. It’s a … Continue reading A Wednesday with Extras.
My Aunt Betty flew in yesterday morning. I rode the train down to the airport to meet her and enjoyed the perfect opportunity to cast on Colorwash. We rode the train back together and spent the rest of the day … Continue reading Smile!
Next to Marc, I’ve been friends with Francie longer than anyone else. We met the day I started my first job out of college (the one I retired from 27 years later). It was a very small company (I was … Continue reading New (and Old) Friends.
yay for 10 minutes of pilates! I hit the ground running (well, walking fast) this morning – with just a list in my head (choosing to spend that hour last night when I could’ve been making lists and getting organized … Continue reading Hello Monday.
The Polka Dot Wrap is progressing. I just completed the 17th (of 27) repeats. and I’m really wanting to finish it before I cast on the Colorwash Scarf … tomorrow?! Turns out this project is the perfect accompaniment to Lincoln … Continue reading Ten More to Go.
I mentioned yesterday that my desk also benefited from the bookshelf project … and, from dear Honoré, a beautiful wooden rendition of my 2017 one little word – Light. Want to see? This view holds many reminders of what’s important … Continue reading An Updated View.
aka how I spent* my first Tuesday without Charlie. When I finished my closet “lightening” last month, I mentioned maybe wanting to tackle the bookshelf in my office. Today – that happened! It’s not nearly as fun as a smiling … Continue reading A Bookshelf Makeover.
“borrowing” this Monday post idea from Michelle GD – just a small bit of the inspiration she’s shared with me! …are full of unexpected delights. It was nearly daylight when Marc and I passed the lake this morning headed home. … Continue reading Sometimes Mondays.