We survived…

on December 28, 2020

 The family is sort of DONE with having their picture in social media en masse–so no pics of Christmas, but that’s fine. It’s enough that nobody killed themselves with crafting and to know that the Christmas cards are going to be very late this year.  That’s okay. All my adult children asked for was a… Read More

Christmas and the Time of Infinite Knitting

on December 19, 2020

I had it planned, you see. I was going to make scarves and shawls and cowls for EVERYBODY I knew and loved this year, and that was going to be that. It totally was.  And then I got… well, an itch. I was going to make my friend Damon a sweater. I just sort of… Read More

A New Birthday, an Old Memory

on December 13, 2020

The social media learning curve is a frightening thing. When I first started blogging I was un-fucking-guarded. I held nothing back, and my colleagues read the blog and were offended. And I started to watch my tongue–but I’m still sort of opinionated, and then my readers were offended. And then the whole getting pulled from… Read More

Kermit Flail–Merry Christmas!

on December 7, 2020

YAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAY!!!! Folks, we made it to December–and that is saying something.  Congratulations for making it to the Solstice festive season, in all its many incarnations–may this year get better after the dark of the solstice, and may the new year spring bright. (And wet–saying–California is looking a might crispy round these parts.) I know I… Read More

That Moment When

on December 2, 2020

The Advertisement that made me sob So, I’ve said it many many times–ZoomBoy had the things he loved pulled out from under him in a heartbeat–drama, choir, and dance– and he has not been okay.And I’ve been so worried, and tonight I saw this ad, and I lost my shit. One minute, I was knitting… Read More