Hello Summer!

It was a billion (or maybe just 98) degrees outside yesterday so I stood over a hot cauldron in the studio for hours and hours. Of course, the AC was blowing in my face so spending the day this way wasn’t complete insanity.  Here are some lovely lace merino skeins to replenish the Yarn Shop colorways…

Meet Edgar – my father

When I did a search for photos for this post, there was one that I knew I wanted to include – dad with the car. I’ve always liked this young cocky image of my dad. In my youth (years after this photo was taken) Dad had funny nicknames for cars – like the Blue Goose.…

The Queue Blues

I’ve got a case of the Queue Blues. 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(); Here are the top two things on my Ravelry Queue Daenerys by Wandering Cat Studio for which I want to use the dark teal fingering alpaca dyed by a…

Reviving the Churro

In case you missed it, here is a link to an NPR story about the Churro sheep and the Navajo Nation. Please read or listen. It’s worth the time to learn more about the Churro. The Churro, which was the first domesticated sheep in the New World, was thought to be eliminated but managed to…

Leftovers

The other day I needed to put leftovers in a casserole dish from the cupboard.I pulled several stacked ones out from the Asian cupboard that we use to house casserole dishes, kitchen linens, vases and extra glassware so I could get to one of the smallest dishes. I scooped the leftovers into the dish and…

My messy head

This morning I had Hoyt Axton in my head.  Well, it’s all Stephen over at Pork & Green’s fault. He’s got a sweet side and a wicked wit to boot. I made a facebook comment about bullfrogs and Stephen commented about Jeremiah and off my brain went on a tangent. var gaJsHost = ((“https:” ==…