Monthly Archives: April 2009
Despite some strenuous effort to kill it (mainly in the form of utter neglect), this orchid stands tall: It’s not every day you wish you were more like a plant.
Helped set up the Mind’s Eye Yarns booth at Gore Place. Lucy dyed a lot of yarn (something like twenty-eight pounds, and that basket didn’t hold all of the sock yarn), packed up the shop, and managed not to loose … Continue reading
Don’t bother to think about where you’re aiming the camera. Sometimes it works. Often it doesn’t. It’s one of the reasons I got a digital camera.
Well, on the one hand, the bread turned out fairly well. A little salty for my taste, and denser than I’d been hoping. (Next time I won’t follow the recipe, and I’ll try to start earlier.) (However, sandwiches for lunch … Continue reading
Just in case some other poor soul had the same thought I did, I would like to point out that starting your day’s bread-making at 9 p.m. is not the best plan ever. It’s rather later than I wanted to … Continue reading
Today was a perfectly lovely day, with electric blue skies and little puffy clouds. It’s time to get out of the winter cocoon. (I love parts of winter, but … really, summer is best.) The first weekend in May is … Continue reading
The best thing about this here piece of work, if you can decipher it, is the fact that I am using a shuttle from a Fisher Price loom. Anyway. It’s also a great stash buster. I’m using some silk/cotton (the … Continue reading
Dandelions are one of my favorite flowers, because they’re so good at showing up in otherwise nasty drab places. The alley where this one sprouted is otherwise extraordinarily vile. But it’s a useful reminder. There are wonders to be found … Continue reading
I must confess: I have a deep and abiding fondness for legitimately obtained lens flare. Doing it in photo editing seems like cheating, but as an effect … sometimes it’s just too perfect. (I would like you to notice, before … Continue reading