I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be. ~ Douglas Adams (1952 – 2001)


The Felted Bag From Hell is settled into its new home:




I’m making progress on the Summer of Scraps blanket. I have a feeling the finished blanket will either be gorgeous, or it will look like a gaggle of clowns threw up:




Another blanket has come off the needles:


A Gem of a Blanket


What: A Gem of a Blanket

Yarn: 3.5 skeins of Red Heart Soft in the color Gem
Needles: size 11

Pattern: Diagonal Baby Blanket

Date started: 6/24/07

Date finished: 8/21/07

Size: 33″ x 35″, 48″ diagonal

Lesson Learned: None. A quick, easy, enjoyable knit.

Destination: Warm The World



Samantha’s favorite toy is a tennis ball. She was playing with one last night and when I walked down the hall I discovered that she’d stashed it in a safe place:






I don’t know why I’m so fascinated by vanity license plates, but here are two more I’ve seen this week:







Friday’s Feast:


Say thereโ€™s a book written about your life. Who would you want to narrate the audio version?
Katharine Hepburn. Yes, I know she’s dead, but having her reading the audio version of a book about me is about as likely a a book being written about me!

Take the letters from your favorite kind of nut and write a sentence. (Example: Perhaps every avenue needs understanding today.)
Stupid question. Next!

If you could go back in time and spend one week in another decade, which decade would you choose?
I’m a bit of a bonnethead, so I’d pick the 1860’s.

Main Course
Name a song that brings back memories for you.
The Boys of Summer. I love this song and have from the moment I first heard it: I was riding up a ski lift on a sunny, Saturday morning. I was listening to Casey Kasem‘s American Top 40 on my Walkman and the second the song started it mesmerized me. It still does

Do you prefer to wash your hands in cold water or warm water?
Warm water.

Finally….Kishka naps:



7 responses

  1. The Gems Blanket looks wonderful, so fresh and happy! I’m sure someone will love it dearly. Kishka is cute as always. I don’t envy you all the sewing with your scraps blanket, but you can do nice things in putting it together. I’m sure it will look great in the end!

  2. The scraps blanket is super fresh and striking, not at all like clown vomit!

  3. Oh, great. Now, Mingus and Vespa are going to be asking for felted placemats. Thanks a lot!

  4. The summer scraps blanket is looking great! I love allof the different colors! I can’t wait to see the finished project!

  5. I think the scraps blanket will be really lovely…not puke like at all. ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. I feel a wee bit wiser today, now knowing the definition of bonnethead. Who knows when that trivia may come in handy? ๐Ÿ˜‰

    It’s funny the way music conjures up memories with such amazing clarity.

  7. The word “alene” is danish and means: alone. Taxastrikkeren means : the taxiknitter.No more lessons today ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Gitte from Denmark

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