You Rock!

You Rock!

We knitters are such nice people! I’m very pleased to announce that a total of 413 patterns were sold from my Ravelry site between Wednesday, September 13, and Wednesday, September 20, for a total of $1,900.25 raised for disaster relief!…

Every Little Bit Helps

Every Little Bit Helps

Between the fires, floods, and fierce weather, hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced, lost their homes, or worse. It’s hard to keep up with the devastation. To help with the relief effort, I am putting all of my…

Remembering Mom

Remembering Mom

Four weeks ago my dear mother Barbara Walker left us. The photo above was taken in 2008, before dementia took over. Although she did knit, she wasn’t the Barbara Walker of stitch dictionary fame. Instead, her artistic medium of choice…

Post-Op, Day 4

Post-Op, Day 4

I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you who have sent good wishes and support regarding my thyroid surgery. It means a lot to me! I had surgery Wednesday, July 27. Being the first patient, I had…

In Retrospect

In Retrospect

I recently had what should be the last X-ray of my broken arm. Just for reference, here’s my arm right before surgery (6 weeks after it broke): Here’s what it looks like now: Although it appears that the surgeon wasn’t…