Monthly Archives: December 2011

Looking forward

The other day we startled some deer that were bedded down in a hollow near the road. It has been warm for December so it was a misty morning. They leaped up and ran up the hill turning to look … Continue reading

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the first walk on the lake

I was very excited on Wens. we drove to the cabin and although the lake was still open we were able to walk in the bay. I think we were the first ones to venture out in the bay there … Continue reading

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Winter at last

Christmas has come and gone – we have been pleasantly busy here on the lake. It’s been the everyday business keeping us busy. You know the normal day to day things. We had a nice X-mas with our son coming … Continue reading

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Going to town

I went into Milwaukee yesterday and delivered cookie treats to my son’s office. I had so much fun– we went out to lunch at the Comet. He told me it was one of his best hangouts when he was in … Continue reading

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Its Beginning to Smell a Lot Like X-mas

Ok that sounds like a 8 year old boy’s funny version of a Christmas carol — but I am juvenile enough that I am going to stick with that title. Besides smells really are a big part of our memories. … Continue reading

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Sunrise

I wanted to share my morning with you. I have been waking up slowly these days. Puppy has had trouble sleeping through the night which translate to no-one gets to sleep through the night. But how can you stay mad … Continue reading

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There is a winner

Calling out to 122XXXX you have won your very own owlett kit. please send me an e-mail so I can get it in the mail. This has been so much fun for me that I have decided that I  must … Continue reading

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Owls in the Snow

I am pretty excited about giving a yarn kit away to make a Owlet but unfortunately I am not very tech savy. So while I am waiting for some computer help to post my pattern on ravelry I thought I … Continue reading

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hooting and howellering

I have written in the post on Thursday that my daughter and I are finishing a pattern for an owl. well we are getting closer to releasing and I thought  that I would talk a little about the yarns I … Continue reading

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Hallelujah for a no shopping Xmas

Its been a bustle of activity here lately–with boxes stacked everywhere. Ingrediants for  candy is measured in bowls on the counter and dirty pots and pans stacked in the sink. I make my candy two batches at a time then … Continue reading

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A Parliament of Owls

After along bit of writing and a bit of editing magic on the part of my computer wise daughter than a bit more refining and then testing and then……well you get the picture I am getting ready to release a … Continue reading

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Its busy these days–the air feels colder and the sun sets sooner and there just isn’t enough time to get everything done. this is a very weird statement for someone who claims not to celebrate X-mas. Yes I avoid the hoopla and … Continue reading

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not quite frozen in the north

I have a ritual in the morning –I lie in bed and watch the sun come up over the lake for as long as the dog will let me. Some mornings this isn’t very long because Meva loves to be … Continue reading

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dyeing

My sister Peg sent me a pkg last Tuesday. I eagerly opened it and found the dried dahlia blossoms that she promised me. It was perfect timing cause we were heading to the cabin the next day and that is … Continue reading

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monkey bizynezz

My fingers like these tails are tied in knots as I rework mr monk. I went from a subdued and proper brown to a tweedy striped sock yarn. and monk too is a happy mish-mash of colors. I knit this happy … Continue reading

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