Call me obsessed. Call me intense. Call me stubborn. This sweater, Renaissance designed by Teva Durham was NOT photographing to its fullest potential and it was driving me mad until I realized . . . oh, dear . . . it’s the SWEATER!! My thinking . . . What was it? The body fit […]Read more "Ripping Out and Resolving Renaissance"
I recently heard someone say of her house, “This is not a house of yarn.” She and I were looking to repair a knitted hat and she was fearing she did not have yarn or supplies we could use. With that criteria one would say that this home is a house of yarn. And, I am always looking for new, functional, and creative ways in […]Read more "Little Red Wagon"
A retirement gift, a plaque from the District where I worked, beckons me. It is as if it can talk and recall; that plaque with the Varsity letter. I hear students’ voices, excited anticipation in the air, their endless desire for learning. It speaks my tongue and reminds me about lesson planning into wee hours. It sounds with the […]Read more "Sweet Boyfriend Sweater and its Unlikely Source for Inspiration"
The other night I was asked to define this term. It was my daughter who asked and I took the request seriously. I played around with the concept wondering if ‘MomStrong’ was a noun, verb, or adjective realizing it is truly all of them. I gave considerable attention to its definition. My daughter explained defining the […]Read more "Mom Strong"