It’s fairly rare that I stay home on a weekday. And yet the sniffles/snorts and coughs drove me there a few times this week. It was nice to be at home, even when the weather was nice. Five things in my house that make it a home In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Home Turf.” Me, there, more often than just to sleep. It’s … Continue reading Home, sick
I finished it! Just in time for (hopefully) our last round of snowy weather. It could have taken just about two months to finish, but then I took on a sock knitting project, a summer trip, a few fall and winter trips, and a busy life of working, running, yoga, cooking and playing board games, among other activities. Alas! Early last winter, I started this cowl, … Continue reading One of those rare months in which I knit
“Knitting is a marathon, not a sprint.” My knitting teacher Sarah imparted this wisdom to me this at class (at the Yarnery) last week, after I’d confessed to completing a grand total of what seems like 20 stitches, the entire prior week. Now that I count them it was more like 200, though all 200 fit into the tiny but technical tapered heel of the … Continue reading Then what is a sprint?
Home for the holidays; we are enjoying a white Christmas! Here’s the weekend menu: Saturday: Sourdough popovers Sunday: Mustard & Kenai-River Rubbed Salmon, Fried Cauliflower with Tahini and Pomegranate Seeds, baguette, Caves of Faribault Winter Blues Cheese Monday (Christmas eve): breakfast of corn pancakes, dinner will be Tourtière, salad, and Chocolate Mousseline Tuesday (Christmas morning): Sausage and Polenta Breakfast Casserole Check out, at right, the other white … Continue reading Speedy sourdough
Somewhat ironically, this post is going to be about mustering up nerves to do something risky. And yet, when faced with the idea of posting a photo of me in my costume, which reveals a fair amount of cleavage, I am wary of strangers’ eyes, when I can’t see those eyes. So, I’m using an in-progress photo of a part of the costume. I hope … Continue reading The nerve