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Aging Parents

One of the hardest things to deal with as we get older is watching our parents age. I’m in an interesting position in this regard. You see, my parents are roughly the age of most of my peers’ grandparents. My folks had me, their only natural-born child, late in life after trying to get pregnant […]

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Where Have I Been?

So much has been happening that my own blog has fallen to the way side. Here’s the accelerated version of what’s gone on these last many months. I spent two miserable months with my foot wrapped and in a boot thanks to an injury while…wait for it…training the puppy on the Down command. He’s still […]

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A Beautiful Baby Afghan

Many, many months ago, I finished a baby afghan for a young couple having their first baby. I figure that I’d better post about the afghan before the child is old enough to go to college! Ha. Most of you know that I came back to crochet after a 20+ year absence. The pattern for […]

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The Pleasure of Grilled Veggies

One of my favorite foods is simple, grilled vegetables. Unfortunately, several years ago our outdoor grill died and we never got around to replacing in until last month. And oh have we been having fun! In addition to all the meat and seafood flavors that a grill elevates spectacularly, there are the vegetables. Zucchini, eggplant, […]

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Project Updates

After a long absence and lack of promised updates, I’m here to catch you up on the latest happenings in the crafting arena! First things first. Although it is stopped at the moment, I am halfway through a beautiful Aran (rhymes with Cairn, like the terrier, and also hails from Scotland) crochet project. It is […]

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