One Word Photo Challenge: Cream

This week’s One Word Photo Challenge from Jennifer Nichole Wells at http://jennifernicholewells.com/2014/08/26/one-word-photo-challenge-cream/ is Cream! To participate: Create a new post on your blog titled “One Word Photo Challenge: Cream” Include an image or images that you feel fit the theme Tag your post with “One Word Photo Challenge” so that… Continue reading

The End of My Week-finally!

I have had an eventful week with our beloved dog, Sugar and her diabetes, and various other family related issues.  It is all under control now, or I should say moving in the right directions.  Life happens.  You deal with it and move on to the next thing. Sugar is… Continue reading

Plum Splendor

A few weeks ago, I shared with all of you some of my Prussian crochet doilies that I enjoy making.  I know they are not for everyone’s taste and that is alright with me.  The one challenge I have had was to find ways to display them without them appearing… Continue reading

Prussian Crochet

Automation has made it possible to produce so many objects — from bread to shoes — without the intervention of human hands (assuming that pressing a button doesn’t count). What things do you still prefer in their traditional, handmade version?  This post is part of the Daily Prompt at http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/handmade-tales/…. Continue reading

Gardening With Thread

One of my favorite things to do while I am waiting for my garden to grow is to crochet with thread and make doilies.  Inevitably, I end up sitting in my comfy chair, during the hottest hours of the day, with a ball of crochet thread and a good pattern. … Continue reading

THE END OF THE VINE…

When I started my blog about retirement I had no idea I was going to dedicate so much time to my garden and neglect my other hobbies.  However, it is as you say, “So much to do, so little time.” A busy week of writing, crocheting, and helping my husband… Continue reading