Thursday, February 26, 2009

BJP 2009

December is in honor of my older sister. The thread used for the embroidery is a silk buttonhole twist that she used on a wool suit that she made while in college.
January is in honor of my grandmother, Ida. The central portion is a button from her collection.

February is in honor of the five cats I've had the pleasure of sharing my life with.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

The Pond

For this knitting challenge, the pond out back provided inspiration. I am using seven colors - one variegated, three greens and three blues. The knitted piece has a nice murky look to it the way the water does.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Sunrise Hat

A knitted sunrise ---- the yarn for this hat is from Harrisville Design in Harrisville, NH. Forty-four color changes resulted in eighty-eight ends that needed working in. Two hours of watching American Idol saw the job done.

Monday, February 16, 2009


Here is a photo of how the light looks shining into the house through the front windows and door. During the holiday season I had hung 12 Swarovski crystal snowflakes/stars from the dining room chandelier. It was like living with a disco ball turning every time the heat kicked on. Of course our cat Maggie thought it was wonderful having all those sun spots to catch.

Friday, February 13, 2009


The rising sun shining through our front door. Most mornings the front hall, dining room and study turn a brilliant rose/orange.

Thursday, February 12, 2009


Just can't resist photographing the sunsets. It seems every night there is a beautiful one.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009


While getting dinner started, I just had to stop and take a picture ----- so colorful

Friday, February 6, 2009

6:38 PM

After such a chilly start, the day warmed up and as so often is the case, the sky to the west is a delightful sight each evening.


We awoke to sugar coated leaves.