Archive for July, 2006



Babies grow up too fast

Published on July 16, 2006

Here’s a picture sent by Kate. She always does a wonderful job taking pictures, and doing creative things with them afterward. This one brought tears to my eyes, seeing the boys take this big step, and being reminded of when my Briley was a little guy. Nick doesn’t seem too happy with all this! He’ll […]


Another Cast-On to learn – Can old dogs do this?

Published on July 14, 2006

This is the cast-on called for in that little Calliope sleeveless shell pattern I got for the purple and hydrangea yarns, Shine Sport from Knit Picks. Eeeesh. I got to For back, Channel Island Cast on xxx stitches, and I was already in trouble. http://www.haveayarn.ca/stitch/08_2005_stitch_of_the_month.htm I fought with the pattern at work this afternoon, and […]


Sunday in the Summer

Published on July 2, 2006

Spent the afternoon at the pool in our community, with 2 of my 3 children, and all 5 of the grandchildren. Beautiful weather, bright sun, my kids and grandchildren around – it doesn’t get much better in life. The boys already love the water, and are completely at ease. Son Jim is steadying Alex, who […]