Who is he?
What does he know?
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow?
While habits unfamiliar, we find our way
Each day different, “one day at a time”, we say.
like the crystals in a kaleidoscope,
one turn and the reaction
Silence from others, busily living as the world turns
we carry on
In case you were wondering, he is sweet and tender
as always, during this complicated
I love pink, especially pale pink. Inspired by Rebecca Taylor‘s color palette as seen in some of her recent collections and the fact that I am making every attempt coordinating the pieces I knit with my existing wardrobe, I thought I would knit myself a kind of mini collection. With my eye on a knitted modern baseball jacket pattern (foreshadowing), I wondered if the other pink yarn I had in my stash might make the perfect complement as a hoodie.
Continue reading “In the Pink (1 of 2)”
Copper garment, “Orange is the new black.”
“Absolutely retro, yet undeniably modern.”
“Is it a tunic or sweater?”
Symbol of life change.
Simple style while coping with the complicated.
Vintage yarn at hand, modern technique repairing life lines.
Busy constructing, resting to heal
Strong statement, rebuilding strength.
The tiger lilies recently transplanted in a courtyard otherwise unruffled
from one garden to another.
Today, to my surprise
blooms of copper, in a sea of green
just two of them . . . for now
to welcome my best friend
Thank you to my dear knitting friend, Gina for the rooted cuttings and whose constant and continual support helps me to go on and for Sarah, a blog writer whose words were of inspiration to me. I cannot forget Denise and Terry who are constants in the VK Challenge.
Copper garment details, HERE.
I have been very grateful for a little online thread on Ravelry set up by a fellow knitter and avid fan of Vogue Knitting, coilycurly. This knitter, to honor Vogue Knitting’s 35th anniversary, has set up what she is calling the “Anniversary Challenge”. According to the ‘rules’, contestants are to knit one project from the VK magazines, from each decade since the publication’s start, from the years ending in 7. That would be a total of four projects to fulfill the challenge and at the same time, honor the magazine for its longevity in bringing high fashion and current designers to the forefront.
Continue reading “Copper”
If you believe in kindness, thoughtfulness, and love for a pet, then this update is for you.
A few posts ago, I shared a good-bye love letter from Lizzie, our lab of five years. The letter was written in first person, Lizzie, who wrote to her ‘new family’ sharing a thing or two about her upbringing as well as explaining how and why she needed re-homing. HERE is that post.
The other day, in the mail . . . none other than a letter from Lizzie!
Continue reading “A letter from Lizzie!”