It’s the little things that count

It’s the little things. And snowflakes definitely qualify as little things. But there are a million billion trillion other little things that I love about living in the North East Kingdom of Vermont. I love that I can see two cars and three turkeys and think it’s traffic. I love that my neighbors have horses. I.. read more →

Oh Vermont! How do I love thee…

Oh Vermont! How do I love thee? Let me count the ways: One snowflake, Two snowflakes, Three snowflakes, Four… A wet muddy-brown spring brings the purple, red, and yellow flowers to bloom. In summer, sunshine and rain collaborate to create myriad shades of green. Autumn bursts into a fire of red and orange leaves. But a white winter.. read more →

Welcome to a Year in Vermont

Happy  New Year! It’s 9 am on January first and I can only now write 1-1-16 because I fell asleep before midnight last night. I’ve never gone out to a New Year’s Eve party in my entire life. When I was a teenager, I baby sat and when I was older, I preferred to stay.. read more →

Joyous Knitting 6

This is the last post in my series about knitting books that made me smile this year. The posts are coming in the order in which I found the books. Each is a mini-review with a list of what made me smile as I read the book. Penguin: A Knit Collection by Amy Maltz What’s it about? This.. read more →

Joyousa Knitting 5

This week I am going to blog about knitting books that made me smile this year. The posts are coming in the order in which I found the books. Each is a mini-review with a list of what made me smile as I read the book. In the Footsteps of Sheep: Tales of a Journey through.. read more →

Joyous Knitting 4

This week I am going to blog about knitting books that made me smile this year. The posts are coming in the order in which I found the books. Each is a mini-review with a list of what made me smile as I read the book. 4. Knit the Sky: Cultivate Your Creativity with a Playful Way.. read more →

Joyous Knitting 3

I am going to blog about knitting books that made me smile this year. read more →

Joyous Knitting 2

This week I am going to blog about knitting books that made me smile this year. The posts are coming in the order in which I found the books. Each is a mini-review with a list of what made me smile as I read the book. 2. Knitting Stories: Personal Essays and Seven Coast Salish-Inspired Knitting.. read more →

Joyous Knitting

This week I am going to blog about knitting books that made me smile this year. The posts are coming in the order in which I found the books. Each is a mini-review with a list of what made me smile as I read the book. 1. Knitsonik Stranded Colourwork Sourcebook: A knitting book that shows you.. read more →

Edible Memories: Food and Pleasure

I’m sorry so many of my posts are downers this month. I make no pretense of having a sophisticated palette. When I think of pleasure in relation to food, it all goes back to childhood and my grandparents. Sweet and savory, all served up at Grandma’s kitchen table. No meal of Foie Gras-Banana Bread Terrine.. read more →

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