Monthly Archives: December 2013

Last FO of 2013

Well, I had plans for a much grander finish to 2013 but I’ll have to settle for this small quilt.  I started sewing this at least 2 years ago – I know that because I can remember sitting at my … Continue reading

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Field Trip – Lowell

We woke up this morning with no plan for the day, but then the VEB reminded me that months ago I had mentioned wanting to go to the New England Quilt Museum.  And the next thing I knew, we were driving north … Continue reading

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Compose – Year in Review

My word for 2013 was Compose, and the story behind that choice is here.  I am sorry to say that the spare room is still a mess, I haven’t written anything except for blog posts, and I go to the gym so … Continue reading

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Vacation Dispatches (#2)

Two days ago I was still grumbling about the terrible job the plow guy did on the driveway after the recent storms, and today it’s all moot.  The snow is gone, thanks to a couple of unseasonably warm days, true “halcyon … Continue reading

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Vacation Dispatches (#1)

1.  Making progress on The Luminaries.  It is so much more helpful when she sits next to the book and not on the book.  (iPhone pic) 2.  Making gingerbread cookies.  (After two trips to the grocery store because I yet … Continue reading

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Cat-along #2

Solely because it amuses me.  (Pattern here.)

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Various & Sundry

Five days off, and the accounting is thus: 1)  I’m still plodding through The Luminaries.  There are moments when I find myself absorbed by the story, but then the story shifts characters and I’m lost again.  I often read books in one … Continue reading

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