In preparing to write goals for my first year of retirement, I’ve been reading and researching the topic of a healthy lifestyle. Not that I’ve just started being interested in living a most fulfilling life, but now with my own time on my hands, I am fortunate enough to be able to do so! I am aware […]Read more "Director of my Destiny"
I know. You’re expecting some sort of fantastical afgan, or yarn bombing of a city, or full blown suit knitted in fair isle with fingering weight yarn but you’re not going to see that with this post. One can never predict what is coming next in life and this little project that was to take just a […]Read more "The “Five Year Celebration” Project"
“Constructivism is a theory of knowledge that argues that humans generate knowledge and meaning from an interaction between their experiences and their ideas. It has influenced a number of disciplines, including psychology, sociology, education and the history of science.” (from Wikipedia) Niagara University, my alma mater (one of them), believes in this Constructivism philosophy and […]Read more "Piaget Monday"
“Pack a Backpack”, a community effort in preparing students for school, ads on TV for back to school clothing shopping, family and friends posting their children’s first-days on Facebook, like it or not the excitement is in the air preparing for a new school year. Just as obvious are the schools with parking lots filled with […]Read more "A New Kind of August"
A new skill set was needed when I entered into the world of social networking to post my knitting. It was called photography! The how-to, what equipment, the where to go. Questions were endless and thank goodness, so were the photos on Ravelry. And by perusing, believe you me, you learn quickly how important this skill […]Read more "A New Skill Set needed for Knitting"
To blog or not to blog? Is blogging work or leisure? I love thought-provoking questions such as these, recently seen on WordPress, and I’ve been contemplating how I might respond. I think the answer to both questions is surrounded by one’s purpose. And, what I mean is there are as many reasons to write a blog as […]Read more "To blog or not to blog, that be the question"
Do not mistake my angst as described below with my love of this project. I love the rich color of the French Red Egyptian cotton and the quality of the fabric that was created with this unique diagonal cable stitch. It was indeed this wonderful feel, drape, and body of the fabric that singlehandedly motivated me to continue on […]Read more "R.E.D."
Toys – 1 an object for a child to play with, typically a model or miniature replica of something: [ as modifier ] : a toy car. • an object, especially a gadget or machine, regarded as providing amusement for an adult: in 1914 the car was still a rich man’s toy. • a person treated […]Read more "‘Toying’ Around"
As I begin this journey (retirement) into the unknown, I am allowing myself to meander freely around and about the house going here, then there, not with any great decisive purpose (just yet) and am secretly eavesdropping on my movements and feelings. So, between you and me, these are few of my observations on myself:Read more "Knitting is Part of the Plan"