Idle Hands

I have few hobbies. I like to take photographs, read and crochet. My aunt taught me how to make Granny Squares when I was around ten, since then I’m mostly self-taught. If only the internet and Pinterest were around when I was a kid… Since first reports about COVID19 in January, then the subsequent “shelter […]

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Tied up and twisted Hooked, chained, spun, dyed in the wool More than a hobby

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When passion is possession

selfie in tiny mirror

My passion is to see the things that no one else sees, and to capture that moment. During a recent morning walk, I noticed what appeared to be a tiny side mirror from a bike or scooter on the ground. At first, I passed it by, only to backtrack and take the shot with my smartphone. […]

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Roy G. Biv

multicolor nesting bowls

Roy G. Biv… red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet – that elementary school acronym we learned so we could remember the colors of a rainbow, and their prism sequence. Roy and I have been hanging out the last few days. He’s my crochet muse. I’m making a set of nesting bowls, using some […]

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Pearls off a string

pearl bracelet

One of the perks of joining in the February “Make” NaBloPoMo is that I’ll have a lot of new jewelry to wear, or else, I’ll be far ahead on my Christmas gift planning. Last night I finished a new bracelet. I shamelessly copied one from Worldstock. I had all the elements in inventory and it went […]

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Space of her own

black pearl and silver necklace

For all intents and purposes, our daughter has moved out of the house. This is a good thing, but because it’s not all “official,” we haven’t done much with her room. As it stands now, it’s more of a glorified walk-in closet than a third bedroom. It is so crammed full of her leftover stuff, our stuff, […]

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