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It Could Definitely Be Worse (Probably)

Sometimes things end up a bit of a disaster.

When I got my fiber club installment from Cloudlover Yarn & Fiber in the Spice Cake colorway dyed on the most luxurious Organic Polwarth + Silk base, I did my best to get right to it. 597 more words


Wash on Monday: Eight Stories of the People behind the Antiques

Wash on Monday is now available as an e-book. This is the first in the Forgotten Stories series, each telling the tales of the people behind eight antique and collectible pieces. 144 more words

Trisha Faye

Spinny spin spin...

I’m still like a kid with a new toy as far as the Matchless wheel is concerned, we’re slowly getting to know each other and our quirks (clearly I have none, she has a clackety bobbin). 293 more words


Thank You, Lew Soloff

Trumpet Legend Lew Soloff passed away in the early morning hours of Sunday, March 8, 2015 in New York City.

Soloff was the consummate New York musician whose 50-plus year career spannedĀ thousands of recording sessions and live performances with artists such asĀ Gil Evans, Blood Sweat and Tears, Frank Sinatra, Carla Bley, Barbra Streisand, Machito, Marianne Faithfull, Paul Shaffer, Manhattan Brass, Jon Faddis and Ornette Coleman. 71 more words

Appreciation Of Others

Let's Go Solar - Part III - Done for now

So the panels are in and we are producing electricity.

“Well how do you know Vern ?”

Pretty simple. There is a screen on the charge controller that tells you about your system. 827 more words


Ladybugs and Cold Sheep

For about a year now, I’ve been dreaming of owning a spinning wheel. In the first meeting of my spinning class* in January 2014, I got to treadle an… 633 more words


FFW: Malabrigo Nube

For this week’s post (hopefully first of at least two) I thought I would share with you my somewhat productive weekend. Aside from the gorgeous spring weather we had, and seriously it was amazingly nice out…if one ignores the fact that all of the tree have decided to “SPREAD ALL THE POLLEN” and so I am left with only one working nostril at a time. 255 more words