I have been in search of a good book. This past Sunday I was on call and my co-worker recommended Commonwealth by Ann Patchett. Overdrive had it available as an audiobook. I really like the narrator and am enjoying the book both on my commute and while I'm knitting or sewing. One Sunday afternoon in … Continue reading Yarn Along
While waiting for my book club selection (Lincoln in the Bardo) to come from the library, I reading and listening to some cozy mysteries. I listened to The Sleuth Sisters #2 (Three Sleuths, Two Dogs, One Murder) and now I am listening to #3 (Murder in the Boonies). Although the character of Barb irks me, … Continue reading Yarn Along
Happy 2018! Today, I am joining Shelia at Book Journey for her First Book of the Year. In my 2017 review of my books, I had written that Lincoln in the Bardo was going to be my first book. Best laid plans. While reviewing my Good Reads list, I looked at all the books I … Continue reading First Book of the Year
When 2017 comes to a close, I will have surpassed my Good Reads Challenge of 35 books. I have always been an avid reader, but after a hard 2015 it took quite a while to get my concentration/focus back. This is one of the reasons I love the yearly Good Reads Challenge, I set a … Continue reading 2017 Book Recap
It has been a while since I posted my reads. This week I am listening to The Good Girl by Mary Kubica: "I've been following her for the past few days. I know where she buys her groceries, where she works. I don't know the color of her eyes or what they look like when … Continue reading Book Date
The charity that I donate items to (Hooking for the Homeless) has put out the call for zippered accessory pouches. The book, School of Sewing, has a zippered pouch pattern that utilizes fat quarters. This was the first project I used my zipper foot on. I need practice with that, I broke a needle **insert … Continue reading Charity Sewing
This weeks project is the super popular Hitchhiker Shawl by Martina Behm (found on Ravely). My roommate from college, Miss Jennifer, told me I had to make it. Hers was so lovely, made in fingering weight yarn. As a newish knitter, fingering weight yarn intimidates me...it would take me FOREVER to finish. So, I had a … Continue reading “Hitchhiking” Through L.A.