Monthly Archives: April 2007

Blue and Green Lap Robe

Usually, when I’m doing a crochet project, I work on one item until I am done and then move on.  This last month has been very different in that I began a baby afghan and put it into my crochet … Continue reading

Posted in Crochet | 4 Comments

Flowers over There

It seems the bluebonnet flowers are blooming in Texas. There are pictures at The Lawdog File, and also Army of Mom. My sinuses are beginning a twitch with just looking, but oh, I can see how one gets sentimental. Nothing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Learning something new for something nice

About a week ago, a lady from the Needlework Group and I took a class at Michael’s Craft Store.  We were getting a lesson working with the Knifty Knitter round loom.  I had bought one with money from Christmas, but … Continue reading

Posted in Crochet | 4 Comments

One of my I-wannas

In April 2002, I was in Row 4 at Braden Auditorium on the ISU campus for a concert by Donny Osmond.  The ticket had been a Christmas present from my long-suffering spouse, who knows well of my crush on he-who-wears-purple-socks. … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | 7 Comments

Blue Star

Spring has finally arrived here in our little town on the prairie. The side yard has violets and dandelions and bluebells. Last year the flowers looked better because there wasn’t such a cold snap as we had about 10 days … Continue reading

Posted in Crochet | 6 Comments

Watching from a Distance

Yesterday, as soon as I saw a news site on the web reporting a shooting spree at Virginia Tech, I called my brother, David’s cell phone.  One of his paycheck jobs is in the Foodservice Dept. of Virginia Tech.  He … Continue reading

Posted in Family | 4 Comments

With Love Goes the Traveling Shawl

This morning’s e-mail brought a request from Susie, who happens to be the person most recently in possession of the Striped Comfort Shawl. Susie is asking me as the crafter, and Kranki, the first owner, if the situation is alright … Continue reading

Posted in Crochet | 1 Comment

A complicated yarn

There had come a request from the county nursing home for “as many lap robes as you can get to us,” so this last week I have been busy with the hook and yarn.  It only took about 8 hours … Continue reading

Posted in Crochet | 3 Comments

Laundry Detergent must meet Standards

Last week I did some shopping.  I was very glad to find a nice Bobbie Brooks shirt in my size for only $6.  It is the same shade of purple that the ladies wear at meetings of the Red Hat … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | 3 Comments

Easter Greetings

THE EASTER FEELING… The Easter feeling does not end. It signals a new beginning, of nature, spring, and brand new life, and friendship, peace, and giving. The spirit of Easter is all about hope, and love, and joyful living. ~~Author … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | 5 Comments