Hello all, and welcome to real and proper summer in Phoenix. None of those cool mornings and soft nights. This phase of summer is the real deal, where your lip gloss gets weird in your bag and the shadows of lampposts are so stark they look like debris in the road. Today I have for … Continue reading The Millennials Finally Got Me
Hello again readers! We had an odd little backslide into cool nights and rainy mornings here in Phoenix and the temperatures have not yet returned to the usual melting heat. It's been strange, but other than that load of laundry I left out on the drying rack overnight, pretty delightful. This sort of weather is … Continue reading Mermaid in the Desert
Hello all, today's super-delayed sweater post is not really useful for the northern hemisphere. If Insta bears any semblance to reality, everyone up here is tossing their worsted wool back into the stash to run full-force into summer knitting. So hi everyone in the southern hemisphere, pull out your needles! I've got a really fun … Continue reading In the Wrong Hemisphere
(Note: I found this post in my drafts 6/25 and I am not sure how it came to be there. I apologize and am republishing with minor edits) Hello all, I am checking in briefly to make clear my thoughts and feelings on the recent discussions of race, diversity, and inclusion in the knitting community. … Continue reading The Hard Post
Well good morning everyone and hello new readers! When Sarah Instagrammed the sweater I knit in her Less Traveled yarn, I had no idea how much traffic would result. Then the spam comments started popping up, and I realized there had to be a fair number of real eyeballs out there too. So I guess … Continue reading What Next?
Greetings, all, from the cusp of the new year. The old year ended with a deliciously gray, rainy day. We had a rare few days of proper winter here in Phoenix, with dirty clouds, a sharp breeze, and threats of freezing overnight. I know all this is nothing novel to a lot of you, but … Continue reading Year Out, Year In
Merry Christmas, if you're celebrating, Merry Monday everyone else. We haven't begun festivities yet and are just putting the house to rights. Laundry was washed, a huge bag of tunas were boiled so I didn't trip over the darned things another day, and now I'm sitting with some coffee and an unfinished Christmas gift. I … Continue reading Merry Monday