Copper Wings

Every summer there are a few weeks here on the farm when the dragonflies are especially thick in the air between the studio and the garden. It seems early but it appears that dragonfly mating season has begun. Despite the triple digit heat I lingered to watch the show last evening as I walked from…

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Mayfest 2012 Recap

Ah, dang. I meant to write a nice little blog post about how great Tulsa Mayfest was several days ago and somehow the week slipped by and now the weekend has slipped by as well. To catch up… Last weekend was Mayfest, not just any old Mayfest but Tulsa’s 40th Mayfest International Art Festival. It’s…

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Goal oriented thinking.

While the blog has been silent for two weeks, the blogger has been knitting. Knitting like a woman possessed some would say. I’ve been wearing my silk Aeolian a lot lately and have been eager to finish the green silk Laminaria that I cast on in mid-March. The joys of knitting with silk lace yarn…

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Climbing Rose Mitten Kit

The recent season premiere of Mad Men had many people buzzing. It’s such a popular show that Newsweek celebrated the return of the series with an issue chock full of 1960’s style advertising. As I flipped through the pages, enjoying the ads and all of the photos accompanying the articles I had to smile. That…

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Road Trip Recap

Before leaving on any trip the first thing I do is pack my knitting bag. My clothing gets shoved in the backpack in a matter of minutes, which explains a lot about why I often end up packing the wrong clothes for whatever weather we encounter, but the knitting gets special attention. This was to…

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