Most of us around Seattle have had a gloriously, long Summer, marred only by the smoke and ash of the recent wildfires that the rest of the NorthWest have suffered. But Sunday, like turning on a faucet, the rain started and we have overcast skies and rain forecast for the rest of the… Read More Who turned on the rain?
I’ve been away but I have a very good excuse, I’ve been moving. Not moving far, just moving upstairs. One thing we’ve learned having a small house and living in it for over 20 years now is that we keep re-purposing rooms. It is how we avoid outgrowing the house I guess. This move started when… Read More New Studio
We’re counting down to the 2016 LYS Tour: Five days of fiber fun, May 18 – 22, 2016. Puget Sound, Washington. Click the sheep to see the cool countdown timer counting the days. LYS is an acronym for Local Yarn Store and each store on the map will have items on sale and a free pattern. There… Read More The 2016 LYS Tour
Seattle seems to have joined Tacoma and all the other cities around the country with some amount of lead in their drinking water. The public utility says that IF your home is one of the ones testing positive for lead the lead isn’t from the water, it’s from your old goose-neck pipes used to attach… Read More Got Lead?
Happy Groundhog day! It was also known as Imbolc or Candlemas in the old European Calendar. These mid-season holidays fit between the solstices and equinoxes in what is called the Wheel of the Year. Candlemas is the final deadline for Christmas or Yule decorations to come down. But you are wondering about the weather, here is the… Read More It’s February Second
Going, Going, Gone… The Peru exhibit is over now and I wanted to share a little of what we saw there with you. According to Seattle Magazine, ‘Seattle is the only U.S. venue to host Peru: Kingdoms of the Sun and the Moon, a rare and astonishing collection of sculpture, metalwork, paintings and textiles spanning a whopping… Read More Peru at SAM: The Seattle Art Museum
We have a fresh dusting of the lovely, clean, white stuff today! Granted, it is 41F so it won’t last long but it is pretty. Rob and Gracie were so excited to run around in it this morning that it is already plowed under in the dog yard. Gracie apparently decided an extra layer was… Read More Snow!