Relief – win yarn and patterns

After the terrible earthquake hit Japan in March, relief efforts were almost instantaneous. The recovery process will be long and hard, though, and money will be needed continually for those relief efforts, long after the earthquake is gone from the news entirely. As always after a disaster, money is what is most needed. Donation of … [Read more…]

The fiercegrrl fund

Hey, all!  I’ll have pictures of a wee sweater to show you shortly, but in the meantime, I wanted to point you over to this very worthy cause: the fiercegrrl fund, a blog put together to help raise money to cover medical costs for Nicole Puzan, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.  Nicole’s friends in … [Read more…]

Birthday knit, mitts, and Stitches

Say that three times fast! My little sister’s birthday was yesterday.  I had previewed her birthday present on here, but hadn’t dared show a finished picture in case she happened along and I ruined the surprise!  (Which is my wont, anyway.  I get so excited about gifts that I bubble and giggle and give everything … [Read more…]

Still kicking

Whew.  Surfacing for a moment.  This semester is just crazy for me.  I’m taking Spanish and Statistics, which, if you’re a full time student means you’re sitting there thinking, “And?”  The and for me is that I’m just not that organized.  A mythological SuperMom would be able to parent three children effortless while simultaneously attending … [Read more…]