Category Archives: Knits

December Experiment

As I knit each night, I’ve been inspired by all the knitting podcasters and vloggers out there who have held spaces of sanity and comfort in 2018. Amid the torrent of bad news, sheer craziness and challenging times, these creators … Continue reading

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Whittling

Whittling: Reduce something in size, amount, or extent by a gradual series of steps. I feel a strong pull to shake myself free of most belongings, most books, all furniture, fish tank, cantankerous upright piano. Keeping a mattress, a work … Continue reading

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Proclivity

As if not obvious, I have a proclivity to the therapeutic benefits of knitting. And frankly 2017 has needed a lot of therapy. My holiday dreams came true! And more. I was gifted a year of a girl in a … Continue reading

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Legend of 2017

This was a year that began with a queasy feeling of dread. Day of Mo(u)rning, 01-20-2017 Night terrors shudder you awake before sun. Make your way to the deep half-moonlit woods. Wait for the curtain to be lifted, the switch … Continue reading

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Inheritance

I have been immersed in tracing family roots the past few months and have felt the power of appreciating our inheritance, both collective and personal. By inheritance, I mean not money, but all the struggles and survival and joys our … Continue reading

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When I Grow Old

A photo shoot of a gift I made that to honor a person in my life who loves the poem read by the author below. (Designer: Helen Stewart, Snowmelt Shawl). And when I grow old, I shall continue to write … Continue reading

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Dreams Are Free

George Addair is paraphrased as having said, “Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” It occurred to me that I do not fear much, but everything I want is on the other side of money. I must … Continue reading

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