Guinevere Pattern Now Available

Announcing the arrival of my Guinevere Evening Cardigan pattern, available for sale through my Ravelry store and on this site […]

Up, Up, and Away…

Preparations for Saturday night’s graduation party led to all sorts of evocative silliness, such as: It’s going to be hard […]

She Did It!!!

Woo-hooooo!!! I am so proud of my little girl! The New York grandparents made it out to CA for the […]

It’s My Birthday and I’ll Forget It If I Want To

Well, not forget it exactly, but rather simply decline to make any fuss about it until other, more immediate celebrations […]

Brushes With Fame

I haven’t been able to say much about this until lately, but now that the manuscript for my knitting book […]


A funny thing happens nowadays when your child turns 18. Doctors who previously discussed your child’s health freely with you […]

Wacky Weather Wednesday

It’s not supposed to rain in June where we live. In June, the days are supposed to be hot and […]

We Interrupt This Blog Post…

… to bring you this very important announcement. It’s official; I am writing a knitting book. The contract has long […]

Away I Go

Late spring iris I really hate getting up at 4:00 in the morning, but that’s when I’ll be up tomorrow […]

Snow Queen Melts in Spring

Whenever I go out of town for a few days, I never know what to expect from the garden upon […]

Second Sock Syndrome… No Way

Just returned from a quick trip to New York for a combination of work and family. Two long plane rides […]

Another Milestone

Last night was Senior Ball at my daughter’s high school. Well, it was not held AT the school, but at […]

Happy Birthday, Rachel

Today my daughter is eighteen years old. In just three months, she will be off to college. Celebrating the day […]

Happy Mother’s Day…

… to all the mothers out there in the blogosphere. For you, a bouquet of the garden’s finest: For all […]

High on a Hill Lived a Lonely Goatherd…

Rachel’s spring recital was this afternoon. Her voice teacher of four years assembles his students twice a year for a […]