(que the time travel music of your choice - going back in time) When I was a teenager, I was very interested in the Victorian era and the differences in what they did then. One day I was interested in the different flavorings that they used in their baking other than just the plain… Continue reading Sodas of Surprise!
Growing up, from my fourth grade year until graduating High School we lived in the same house. During Junior High and Senior High Schools I would walk the 2 miles each way. Twice a day I would pass this street, always intending to walk down the street and look at the homes along the drive. … Continue reading Weekend Wanderings – Mystery street of beautiful houses
This was amazing post by Messy Nessy: The Real Ice Queens: Women Who Conquered the Cold Wearing Corsets I hope you enjoy it as much as I did
Some months ago, I mentioned to Son that when I retire I plan on walking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). After a short period of time (a couple of weeks later), he asked me if I wanted to do it as a threw hike or would I like to do it in stages? He mentioned… Continue reading My First Hiking Trip: crafting memories with those that I love
The Dolly Dearest knitting pattern had been translated by Franklin Habit and posted on the knitty.com site. But what wasn't there was the type of wool and size of needles suggested by the original pattern. I went to my book shelf and skimmed through the reprinted volumes that I had, until I found the pattern.… Continue reading HSM January 2019 – Update #1
Many months ago I heard from a co-worker that His son was to have a son of his own. I got started on a knitted baby blanket to welcome this coming little one. That day I had to go to a local yarn store for something else and saw a light blue-grey yarn called "velvet". I knew… Continue reading Baby Blanket – Velvet Basket Weave pattern