Knitting Yoda

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This fall I was inspired by a pair of adorable knitted mice and their maker Robin Nikkel to pick up my abandoned knitting needles and try to make something besides scarves using the most basic stitches. I haven’t ventured far into the world of cable knitting yet, but I did make a few little animals […]

A few things

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Quite a bit has happened since the last time we posted, so here’s a VERY abbreviated summary of Aug-Dec: JACKSON WAS BORN! – Our little nephew Jackson John was born August 8, 2015 and he’s AMAZING. He’s SUCH a good baby and absolutely the most darling little boy I’ve ever beheld. We were there the day […]

Has anyone seen a Rodriguezia venusta around?

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  In the past year or year and a half, I have become very interested in growing orchids. We rescued several plants from the clearance section at Lowes, bought several more in bloom at Trader Joes, and received a few from Leslie’s mom as gifts. Now close to thirty orchids dominate almost all of the window […]

Day Off in CO

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Today is a good day. I woke up this morning and, miraculously, I could smell a pot of fresh coffee already made. I assumed I would be the first one in this group to wake up this morning, but Josh beat me to it. He fixed a pot of coffee earlier but had since gone […]

2015 begins (a late recap)

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Some months are better than others for blogging. We had an entire week snowed in and even with all that time at home on my hands I still didn’t write anything out. I would just start with the immediate goings-on in our lives but I have so many beautiful photos worth sharing from the past […]

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