Spreadin' the News

There’s a lovely fiber contest over on the Fiber Farm blog. Fiber, buttons, pins, project bag…. How fun is that? To top it off they’re starting someone off with a herd of angora goats!! Check it out! I’m hoping my friend Lisa at Living Kitchen wins the goats!!! var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ?…

Knitter in the Mist

For several months now the well here on the farm has been misbehaving. Granted it’s over thirty years old and only about fifteen feet deep. For decades it has provided wonderful tasting water for drinking, clean water for cooking and bathing and even irrigation for our fields. Late yesterday afternoon I turned on the shower…

Torrents

It is still officially summer – but the temperature is beginning to dip into the 50’s at night and the fall rains have arrived early. The video below was taken this morning during a heavy rainfall. The sound was deafening when I stepped onto the balcony. The spring runs beside our house for about forty…

It's World Hoop Day!!

Mother – Daughter hoop shots! var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”)); var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(“UA-xxxxxx-x”);pageTracker._trackPageview();

The Muthu’ Ro

Aeolian Update Knitting to the center of Row 43 took 2 hours and ten minutes. This includes adding beads to threader floss, switching podcasts on iTunes from Sticks and String to This American Life, and scrambling to answer a ringing phone. Not bad. Not bad at all. Now for some more of that Tiramisu to…

There's a new blog on the block!

Friends and Followers – There’s an incredible new blog that you should know about – Hungry Holler. Marc is the Zen Spoonmaster and Jan does creative things with gourds that will make your head spin. I like ’em fine and I think you’ll enjoy Jan’s writing style. After seeing Jan’s tree nest I’m shopping around…

Calling a winner – just a bit early

It’s two days early but I’m calling the contest over and a winner announced. The Random Generator over at Random.org selected comment #2 – Julie aka Okami! Julie give me an email and your package will be in the mail! For those of you who are avid journalists – Julie has a great blog and…