Current Crush-Lollia “Wish”

“It’s spring fever.  That is what the name of it is.  And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!”  ~Mark Twain Spring is just around the corner and I’ve been going for…

Snow Ice Cream

“There is nothing in the world more beautiful than the forest clothed to its very hollows in snow. It is the still ecstasy of nature, wherein every spray, every blade of grass, every spire of reed, every intricacy of twig, is clad with radiance.” ~William Sharp When I was younger my little brothers and I…

Current Crush-Laini’s Bohemian Ladies

I have a pretty lady that sits on my desk and watches over me as I write. Jeff bought her for me when we were vacationing on the Door County peninsula in Wisconsin. She inspires me every day. I got this one for my friend Chantelle who loves coffee… And this one for my friend…

Cute Knit Hat

“… Even though there are no knitting police and we could start 20,000 projects a day (if we wanted to) we try to ‘do better’ or work on being a monogamous ‘one project at a time’ knitter…as though there was some sort of moral victory in resisting the urge to do more of what we…

Book Review – “Good Grief ” by Lolly Winston

I remember when this book first came out in 2004 and seeing it’s pretty, glossy book jacket at Barnes & Noble. I remember reading the flap copy, sighing, and thinking, “That sounds way too sad.” So I put it back on the display table. Over the years this book would pop up in different places…