Unexpected spinning joys

A few years ago my poet cousin gave me a quotable card that lives on my bulletin board.  One simple line from H. Jackson Brown Jr.: May your life be crowded with unexpected joys. That’s exactly how my spinning feels now-a-days.  The plan this winter was simple – I wanted to meet other handspinners.  Based […]

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Jumping off the Bandwagon

While my take on the February Lady Sweater chilled (incomplete) in sundry bags around the house its Ravelry bandwagon got a little more crowded… insane heights of popularity @ 8,250 projects & counting.  It’s cute, free, and in 7 languages. My original plan was to get going on the baby gift this weekend.  Well, that […]

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St. Valentine’s

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Tomorrow is the still-new Family Day here in Ontario, so it’s a long weekend for us.  I can’t resist dropping some Emily Dickinson on a day like today… 210 The thought beneath so slight a film – Is more distinctly seen – As laces just reveal the surge – Or Mists – […]

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Love in the air

Cupid came early this year to Cuz!  Congrats on her engagement!  My girl was packing for a weekend trip down to Jamaica when she stumbled upon a box in with her jewelry.  So in the space of 2 sleeps she gets the ring, hops on a plane, soaks up some rays & family loving, and […]

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Where did January go?

January, over in 2 seconds flat.  Faster than Usain Bolt.  It went out with a spin bang though… There was my visit to the Oakville Handweavers & Spinners Guild meeting last Friday afternoon.  Their blog is here.  It was a Very Cool Experience!  First off, after emailing back & forth, it was great to finally […]

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