I finished my Drea Renee Knits Nightshift Shawl! Made from stash yarn, I am pleased with how it turned out! Details: Colors: A Swarthy Parrot Fish (blue variegated) (used entire skein) B HiKoo White C Manos Grey D Nice & Knit Capsize (orange) E Hikoo Marbled Gray F Nice & Knit Dockside (gold) I particularly … Continue reading Finished!
I finished The Library Book by Susan Orlean. A very enjoyable and educational read. I liked that the book moved back and forth between the 1986 fire/investigation and the history of the library. I found myself going online to find pictures of the art, architecture and additional background on the fire. I recommend this book. … Continue reading Book Date
My last item for 2018 is a free pattern named Center Row Lace Headband/Neck Warmer (found on Ravelry). Although an easy pattern I, of course, did manage to mess up a few of the increases. However, I think only I will notice them. The middle portion of this pattern was an easy two row repeat-perfect … Continue reading Last make of 2018
Oh Lord...... I am trying to read this book. Really, I am. I don't know what it is, I am struggling. I know its just me, but I feel like mid paragraph there will be a random sentence that doesn't make sense and I go "HUH???". I get lost in those paragraphs. But, I'm sticking … Continue reading Book Date
Happy Monday! This week, I am back to reading The Lido (I had neglected to charge my Kindle, so I wasn't reading it for a while). Such a sweet read (via Net Galley). I finished American Housewife by Helen Ellis. Meet the women of American Housewife: they wear lipstick, pearls, and sunscreen, even when it's … Continue reading Book Date
This week, I finished A Place for Us. A Place for Us unfolds the lives of an Indian-American Muslim family, gathered together in their Californian hometown to celebrate the eldest daughter, Hadia's, wedding - a match of love rather than tradition. It is here, on this momentous day, that Amar, the youngest of the siblings, … Continue reading Book Date
Happy Monday! It is a happy Monday here-Summer Camp (i.e. Extended School Year) begins TODAY!!! That means back to a routine, which all of us need here at Summer Street. Although I am still reading The Lido and A Place for Us, I also picked up a few more books at my favorite book store … Continue reading Book Date