Jack needs help

He needs your help. I don’t know how to help him.

He’s the third dog that I’ve owned that with this issue and I haven’t known how to help any of them. I’ve tried a few strategies, none successful, so I’m turning to you. Have you had an animal with similar problems? If so, […]

Christmas Eve 2016

It’s Christmas Eve. I’ve baked my grandma Troiano’s date nut bread and grandma Cherre’s pizzelles, chocolate-peanut-butter balls (some call them buckeyes), my sister’s most excellent recipe for ginger cookies that include lots of freshly grated orange peel, and some cinnamon biscotti. The first three are major traditions in my family.

I’m still knitting […]

Wanna (w)rap?

I have an order for a baby wrap, first in a long time. Mom has worked with me to design the wrap of her dreams.

We’re now looking for the mom or dad who wants a semi-custom – the sister of this lovely wrap. That family will choose their own weft color, and […]

New adventures

Helen Keller is quoted as saying that life is either a grand adventure or nothing. I don’t know exactly how I feel about that sentiment, but I do know that I’ve certainly had my share of adventures in the last decade, especially in the last few years.

My latest adventure is placing some of […]

Twill block towels

Somehow I can’t stop weaving twill blocks. The straight edges & the contrast in the colors, they just draw me in. Apparently others, too.

My daughter asked me to weave a few towels for her to give as Christmas gifts. Sure, no problem. I gave her images of 6 weave patterns from my weaving […]