Welcome back readers! I am not really sure what happened during the past two weeks except there was a lot of cleaning. Then organizing. And picture hanging. And then more cleaning. The house is consequently in a strange, upside down state where the top layer is untidy but the bottom layer is exquisitely organized. It … Continue reading Valentimes
Some things are hard to do. Not because the task itself is inherently difficult, but because there is some other hurdle to mount before you can actually do the thing. Finishing baby sleeves is hard. Not because there’s a lot of knitting, and on this little sweater there wasn’t even any pattern, just the knit … Continue reading Hit the Trails
As promised, here is a photo of the mountain turning green. The bottommost layer is a fine fuzz of green grasses and wildflowers. Above that, the brush--bursage, brittle bush, and creosote--are all coming out with their leaves, filling in the space around the perennial spots of green, the cacti.Unfortunately, all this green is being helped … Continue reading Week 5: Just like Spring!
Well, it's Monday again, and guess what? I haven't gotten anything done. Clarification: I got in a hike (picture of the telegraph lines above the trail), and completed my correspondence--which would have gone better if it involved me in an Empire-waisted dress with and a writing desk, not me in a Skellington hoodie with Gmail … Continue reading Week 3: It Never Fails