I am so fortunate to be invited to travel to meet knitters and teach. Meeting people who share my passion is wonderful, and I absolutely love spending time with them. Packing for the trip? Not so much. Packing drives me crazy because I can’t take all of my knitting stuff with me. When it comes […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Travel Anxiety
The past few years have shattered the illusion of a safe place. Homes, schools and shopping malls are becoming fortresses. We all know what has happened to airplane travel. And now, the Boston marathon has been hit. The marathon is a unique combination of sporting event and a parade. I have been fortunate to have […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on A Safe place
I am a runner. Not a quick one, or a graceful one, but I can go the distance. It took me 50 years to find a sport that required no skill, and when I discovered distance running it changed my life. I will run for hours, and it is the one time in the day […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Reaching a milepost.
I have the good fortune of having spent some time with Hunter Hammersen. If you also have the opportunity to do so, I hope that you take it. She is a force of nature, and her enthusiasm and creativity are inspirational. Although she is quite a bit younger than I am, I consider her a […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Word is spreading that there will not be another Sock Summit. I am sad, but not surprised. This was a world-class, huge event which was basically designed and run by two people who have very busy lives and work schedules, and live 3000 miles apart. The fact that Tina Newton and Stephanie Pearl-McPhee could make […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
So, I am starting a blog. It is not that I have been avoiding it, exactly, I was just positive that this was not in my future. No one would call me shy, but I am a private person. However, I have been persuaded (looking at you, Hunter Hammersen ) to give this a try. […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.