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wife, mom, grandma, knitter, gardener, antiquer, bookworm, cook--trying to tread lightly on this earth
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so many exciting things going on in your life!!! (well, the vet trip...not so exciting!) No one deserves that media boost more than've worked so hard, and deserve it!!!!! congrats!!!
Toggle Commented 7 hours ago on Workin' it. at lady cordelia
I planted a roof today. A very very small roof. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at woolythyme
that would NEVER happen!!!
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on we have flags.... at woolythyme
I'm learning about that resiliency....I cut back (to nubs) my 'dead' fig tree so I could toss it out, only to have it put out growth like I never saw last year. Wondering if I'll get figs this year?? Same thing happened to a meyers lemon. Plants are my heroes!!!
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on we have flags.... at woolythyme
I think this might make it official. The flags mark the footprint of our little addition. When we moved to our itty bitty bungalow 18 years ago, a lot of people thought we I was out of my mind. (Most still do!) One bedroom/one bathroom....about 1000 square feet. I read... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at woolythyme
The weekend storms left us without a land-line and without an internet connection. I tried hard to embrace being disconnected and faired a bit better than hubby who looked at his phone every 30 seconds for four days. It's rather humbling to discover how tied I am to technology when... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at woolythyme
Oh, Mary Lou, that's my goal, too!!!!! At least you KNOW for sure that they visit.
Toggle Commented May 17, 2015 on The majestic Monarch.... at woolythyme
It rained, rained, drizzled, rained, POURED !, rained some more, misted, ---the sun peeked out for a minute, then, rain...rain...rain. And then more rain. The basement flooded (again). The Arts and Music Festival got very very wet. So the best part of my weekend was catching up with a friend... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2015 at woolythyme
I loved that book!!!
Toggle Commented May 16, 2015 on The majestic Monarch.... at woolythyme
Schmidt's Farms had some last time I was there. :)
Toggle Commented May 15, 2015 on The majestic Monarch.... at woolythyme
These are two of my favorite hats to knit!!! (and of course, the colors couldn't be better.....grey family all the way!) I'm having window sill envy....we have an old house that I would deem perfect in every way if only it had deep sills!!!
Toggle Commented May 15, 2015 on more small knits at tiny happy
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One of the community projects my garden club is committed to is the development of a certified Monarch butterfly waystation at Whitehaven, our local tourist welcome center. Biennially we have a fundraising plant sale/luncheon/garden tour to fund these endeavors; it took place earlier in the week. It's always a ton... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at woolythyme
On the needles: I think I showed great restraint by waiting a whole week before casting on Prickly Poppy. Berroco's Indigo is proving to be a very nice denim/cotton yarn and I'm counting on it shrinking a whole lot since for some reason I decided to knit what looks like... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at woolythyme
you finished......that is a major accomplishment!!!! congrats....and the boa and tiara are sooooooo YOU!
The pile of FEFBs (Finished-Except-For-Blocking) was so high in the laundry room that it actually took a tumble off the shelf and into the washing machine. A couple of nice, sunny, hot days, and those babies are now REALLY, officially FOs. Magrathea was the first to be blocked....showed it here... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at woolythyme
Happy Mother's Day, Momma Robin. Not bad for a point and shoot camera. Canon SX700HS* I never thought I'd shoot with anything other than a DSLR. I never thought I'd shoot with anything other than a Nikon. Never say never. *This is strictly my 'purse' camera. (Until I change my... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2015 at woolythyme
The "harvest" is complete. They've been sliced and diced... and pickled... with enough left over to roast for supper. I'll be planting these babies again!!! Thanks to everyone who left cooking suggestions. I never dreamed radishes were such a versatile veggie! YUM. Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at woolythyme
i knew oaks held their leaves through winter, but didn't know about the beech. interesting article!
Toggle Commented May 6, 2015 on Marcescent at Life With The Crew
nice try, though....leaving it out for the knitting elves to work on while you were away! Sorry they didn't show up. (They never come to my house either.)
Toggle Commented May 6, 2015 on WIP: just keep knitting at SnapShots & WhatNots
I've gotta agree!!!
Magrathea2 is finished thanks to two back-to-back road trips. If there is any drawback to this pattern, it's that it knits up almost too quickly. It would never last as a vacation knit. But, I was still engaged with the pattern to the very end. That's saying something since I... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at woolythyme
No, Presbyterian here, but our son married a Catholic girl and joined the faith several years ago.
Toggle Commented May 4, 2015 on weekending... at woolythyme
I left my SD card with my was First Communion weekend and it was only right that she have the photos loaded on her computer before they got loaded onto mine. So, here is what you missed.... :: a very, very quick overnight visit from a fraternity brother whom... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2015 at woolythyme
Yep. Doing this one thanks to you. How far are you ?? Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented May 2, 2015 on the best laid plans.... at woolythyme
I might have been exaggerating just a bit!!!
Toggle Commented May 1, 2015 on the best laid plans.... at woolythyme