Feature Story, Knitting, Travel, Yarn

True Colors

Road trip! The boyz and I decided to hit the road to the Bitterroot Valley in Montana to visit the Mountain Colors workshop. We followed the footsteps of Lewis and Clark, traveling up the Sacagawea Historical Byway in Idaho then onto the Salmon River Byway and into the Salmon-Challis National Forest. Once we crossed the… Continue reading True Colors

Knitting, Local Yarn Store, Travel, Yarn

Encinitas, California

Last spring we got the chance to visit my brother and sister-in-law and their boys in San Diego, California, the most beautiful, peaceful place on the California coast.  After lunch and before the beach, I paid a visit to The Black Sheep, a LSY located on Highway 101 in Encinitas. This yarn store is the stuff… Continue reading Encinitas, California

Knitting, Local Yarn Store, Travel, Yarn

Mama’s Hands

I come from a long line of hard-working women. Both of my grandmothers fed their families with vegetables from their gardens, milk from their cow, and chickens and eggs from their yards. My grandmothers kept their families warm with clothes and quilts they stitched themselves. My mother also kept a garden and put up vegetables and… Continue reading Mama’s Hands

Knitting, Local Yarn Store, Travel

Deep in the Heart of Texas

I'd never been to Dallas (the city), but I have great memories of Dallas (the TV show) as a teenager. JR Ewing, his family and their crazy exploits were a weekly part of my teenage years. I flew in for a family function and had a little time to do some sightseeing, so I drove… Continue reading Deep in the Heart of Texas

Knitting, Travel

I Wanna Go Back

Mark and I were able to take our teens to O'ahu, Hawaii for spring break this year and my mom decided to tag along. We had a wonderful time. We rented a 50's era, three bedroom house right on the north shore in beautiful Laie. We saw whales, sunrises and sunsets. We toured the Pearl… Continue reading I Wanna Go Back

Knitting

Don’t Know Much

What I know about knitting could fit in Susan B. Anderson's little pinky tip.  I've never meet Susan B. Anderson or even seen her in person, but I do follow her on Pinterest, so there you go. Now you've learned two things about me: 1. Don't know much about knitting 2. Don't know much about Susan… Continue reading Don’t Know Much