Bright red cactus blossoms

Spring Things

Welcome back dear readers! The heat is kicking in in earnest. As I have discussed many times over, I do not like being hot, or being stuck inside when it's too hot to bake, or the relentless sunshine, but there is an upside: the heat will KILL ALL THE BLOOMING THINGS. I have progressed from … Continue reading Spring Things

Comfort and Joy

Hello, dear and long-suffering readers! I come to you from my kitchen, writing while standing and eating chipped beef dip straight from the container.* If your dishwasher was smaller than Barbie's, that's how you'd eat it too! These past few weeks, I had been frustrated, challenged to find those little moments of joy in my … Continue reading Comfort and Joy

Welcome Peanut

Our little Peanut has arrived safe and sound.  Querido and I are thrilled, proud, tired, and bewildered all at once.  Blogging is going to take a back burner as we all get ourselves sorted out, but knitting continues and you can find me keeping odd hours on Instagram @antiquotidian.  P.S. He wore his Little Sprout … Continue reading Welcome Peanut

About that Shawl

Hello all!  November is barreling along here so it's time for another post. The shawl in question is the Other People's Houses Shawl by Heidi Gustad.  She is  is a super spunky designer I discovered through the Yarn Talk podcast on YouTube and then followed on Instagram...but before now I had just gone "ooh, neat!" … Continue reading About that Shawl