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Archive for January, 2012

Cabbages and Roses – Comfort Quilting

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

I had almost made my mind up not to start anything new and only work on existing projects, but there’s something rather sad and not very creative about making a decision like that. It’s almost saying that my will-power should be stronger than my creativity – and I think that would be rather a bad […]

An ordinary Tuesday

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

  The incredibly gift of the ordinary! Glory comes streaming from the table of daily life Macrina Wiederkehr (A Tree Full of Angels, 1988) Sometimes something very small can make a big difference in my day. I’m taking time to notice the little things and trying to put everything else into its true perspective! Helen

Something new

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

I’m not a kit person….nor am I a kitsch person… but here I am today indulging in a little bit of both.     I’m making myself a knitting bag using a kit from Nähzentrum Heidelberg that I bought in Ste. Marie aux Mines in the summer. It’s actually rather pretty, but I’m miserable at […]

A cold stormy afternoon and a little gentle knitting

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

It’s really quite wild outside today – with high winds and big black clouds overhead. The rain will be back in a minute I’m sure. On days like today I can’t think of anything nicer than being cosily indoors, firmly ensconced on the sofa and happily knitting along. I’ve just finished my Twisted Fate socks […]

Go slow

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

I’ve been sitting on the sofa knitting socks quite a lot this week. Nothing very momentous to report other than that they are nearly finished, and that they seem to be taking ages! Which got me to thinking…. Skipping around the internet and reading some of the blogs that I follow regularly I am amazed […]