What a Wonderful World

As I begin uploading the photos below into Flickr the Louis Armstrong and Jimmy Durante classic, What a Wonderful World, was playing.  I truly feel that I live in a wonderful world.  Other people pass along those Fwd: emails that tell you about why we’re supposed to be happy and thankful for your family.  They…

Comfort Knitting

You’ve heard of comfort food right?  This morning I told Chris I didn’t feel well and I needed comfort knitting.  It’s that knitting that isn’t frivolous and isn’t fancy.  It just makes you feel good.  And usually it’s fast.  I think this is part of why people knit dish clothes (although I’ve never done it…

Word for the Day

Here on the creek we like a good cryptic crossword puzzle, primarily The Nation’s puzzle.  It arrives weekly and both households take pencil to paper and exorcise our brain cells to twist and turn the clues into  the words that only the likes of Frank W Lewis can pull out of his hat.  Mr Lewis…

Late Breaking News

This just in…best homemade pizza yet was consumed on Clear Creek tonight.  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(); Now…back to your regularly scheduled yarn-naming contest.Scroll please…..

Just say NO!

In 2006 Hershey bought socially responsible chocolate company Dagoba. In 2007 Clorox bought socially responsible personal hygiene company Burt’s Bees. In 2006 Colgate Palmolive bought the primarily vegan Tom’s of Maine personal health care company. Now Hershey wants to purchase British chocolate company Cadbury. DON’T DO IT CADBURY!!! On another note, Chris despises when people…

Keeper of the Flame

“Keep the fire going,” was Christopher’s parting advice today as left for a day in town running errands.  He needn’t have told me.  My day consisted of researching health insurance options online and making phone calls to health insurance brokers in search of a reasonable alternative to our current individual policies.  It’s not easy.  Some…