creativity · reading · yarn along

Yarn Along: New Reads, New Link-Up

When I finish a really good book, a really absorbing read, it often takes me some time afterwards to get into a new book. I need time to savour the finished book, to think over the plot and characters, maybe even mourn its ending a little bit. After finishing two significant reads in the last… Continue reading Yarn Along: New Reads, New Link-Up

babies · incarnational living · Life in community

Receiving, Spring, and a Baptism

It’s beginning to feel like spring – appropriately, since the first day of spring was this week. We’ve been working our garden bed in preparation for planting, I’ve been reading seed catalogues, and cooking a lot more – which doesn’t technically have much to do with spring specifically, but I have been referencing the “spring”… Continue reading Receiving, Spring, and a Baptism

creativity · reading · yarn along

Yarn Along: Claw Two

Joining with Ginny’s Yarn Along as usual. Another week, another slow progress report on Christopher’s Tridactyl mitts. At least now you can see why this pattern is so ideal for cycling mitts! Two claws, each housing two fingers, keep fingers warmer while allowing for more dexterity than a regular mitten. I over-extended the first claw,… Continue reading Yarn Along: Claw Two

adventures · kids + families

  Nurse Stumps and a Weekend

When we lived in Victoria during Christopher’s time at medical school, almost every Thursday night we would go to dinner at Colin and Tara-lynn’s, along with a bunch of other residents and their families. It’s been two years since most of us moved away, to residency locations, or, in our case, fourth year on the… Continue reading   Nurse Stumps and a Weekend

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Yarn Along: Not Very Far

 I’m barely knitting enough to merit a Yarn Along update post. Well, I did cast on another Puerperium sweater in the car this weekend. I’ve already noticed a mistake in it but it’s minor and I’m not going to worry about fixing it. (Too many rows between buttonholes.) The Tridactyl gloves are still waiting… Continue reading Yarn Along: Not Very Far