Yellow Jersey

Another Tour de Fleece is in the books! Even though the Tour de France is not running this summer, the spinning event continues as scheduled. And the upshot is that this is the first TdF in a long time when I haven’t been traveling. My goal was pretty simple: spin for at least an hour … More Yellow Jersey

Oh, Canada!

We had a rockin’ Canada Day today. A friend and I found Dooners dress at “Canadian Tire,” which inspired the other two to join in the red-and-white display. This was the most fun when we joined in the town parade, at which I forgot to take pictures. The annual Canada Day cookout was cancelled because … More Oh, Canada!


I can’t help it – every time I see a flower for the first time each year, I have to take a picture of it. This year, being in a different region, I got to see some flowers that were entirely new to me. Others are old friends. Here is a record of what I … More Flora


This cabin trip was the first time I’ve ever had any real success taking good pictures of wild animals. This is a catalogue of what I photographed this week – mostly birds. Eider ducks: Loons: Swans: This pair of swans turned up in the neighborhood every evening. Mostly they stayed at the furthest edge of … More Fauna

Stall Tactics

Startophoboa has struck again. I’m done Ringle, and my two shawls, and this months spinning samples. I’ve been playing a little game with myself since Ringle wrapped up: how long can I go without casting on something new? I knit swatches, mended some leggings, played with silk, did some cooking, cleaned up the yard, etc. … More Stall Tactics