Happy Thanksgiving, one and all! I am thankful for many things this year. First and foremost, my job. I am so thankful to be employed, in my field, with a whole bunch of lovely people. I am thankful for my Querido, and my Melba, and my KITTENS, and my family, and my friends. For a … Continue reading Thankful

The Daily Bleat

Though I may not have the brain space right now to write my own words, I am soaking up the work of other bloggers and fiber aficionados. Although everything the people behind Wovember create is top notch, I have to say that this post, and especially their video, is my favorite piece from this year.


As well as here you can find Team WOVEMBER on Facebook and Twitter and on Ravelry. Louise looks at how the world of wool operates in social media and introduces us to some of her favourite Tweeters!

Who can remember the times before social media? Although find it odd that things like cassette tapes and dial telephones are museum pieces items for generations today, I cannot deny that social media has changed my (woolly) life and I fully embrace its wondrousness.

My chosen social media channel is Twitter, and very recently Instagram. I do not subscribe to the ‘Book of Face’ as what I love about Twitter and IG is that they are quick. short bursts of interactions which fire off info very widely. Instead of being what could seem (from my description) throwaway snippets of information – although I am guilty of the “look at my cat” tweets…

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The monsoon has rolled over Phoenix like a giant slug, stifling us with icky damp humidity that rarely turns into rain. Our only reward is the cloudy mornings, which give a short break from the bright, sticky days. Although now that I've taken that picture and noticed how all the smog is nicely sandwiched between … Continue reading Rewards

And Then it Was December

November happened quickly, didn't it? I am currently procrastinating while I'm supposed to be studying for a section exam, but as the picture above indicates, I did not come out at the end of NaKniSweMo staggering under a pile of completed sweaters. Details to come. How did you do in November?