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What have I gotten into?

Okay, so I went out and decided that the bushes out front needed trimmed. I just trimmed them this spring, and they’re looking like they are swallowing the house again.

Here’s the BEFORE:

And here’s how far I’ve made it so far:

Yep, I’ve ripped out one entire bush and […]

Happiness Is…


Halle says: “This is Phillie. He’s a girl. When he turns into a moth his name is still Phillie.”

Halle was so excited to find this little fuzzy caterpillar in the backyard. She was so gentle with it. She makes friends everywhere she goes!

Halle and Phillie

And here’s […]

New additions

Today Sam and I went to the pet store and got these new guys…

New Cichlid 1

New Firemouth Cichlid

Another Cichlid

Silver Dollar Fish

And here’s what I’ve been working on…

Boteh Scarf

This is the “Boteh Scarf” from Interweave Crochet Spring 2007, crochet from Happy Feet sockweight yarn, […]


No matter where, no matter when, anytime you get a group of women and their children together, you start to overhear criticisms of those mothers and their parenting skills. I’ve done it; we all do it. Our society has accepted altogether too well the Freudian attitude that our mothers are to blame for everything. We […]

Just another post

T-Rex, Ready to Attack

This little guy was peeking around the corner at the top of the stairs this morning.

On the Needles

Here’s what I’m knitting up now. The pattern is called the “One Row Lace Scarf” and it’s super easy. It’s the same […]

Mission Accomplished!

The Sleekit Mitts are done! A complete pair. Erm (the Husband) wants a pair of black mitts now that he’s seen these mitts finished.

I also made another set of knitting needles today. These are US5 bamboo needles. I just took a couple of bamboo skewers and sanded them down to gauge, then glued on […]

Halfway There…

I’ve got the first mitt done, one to go. The pattern is called “Sleekit Mitts” by Star Rabinowitz. I found it on Ravelry. This is knit from a sock-weight yarn called Regia Galaxy, in Jupiter Sylt color, on size 2 needles.