live in each season

trees

“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.”
― Henry David Thoreau, Journal Entry, 1853

We must take sides.

We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant. Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must – at that moment – become the center of the universe.
Elie Wiesel, Nobel Acceptance Speech delivered in Oslo on December 10, 1986

trees with afternoon sunlight filtering through the leaves.

… in memory

“Love isn’t a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.” ~Mr Rogers Read More about … in memory

coffee for quiet

coffee mug & knitting

I spent a few days at the end of March in Köln, Germany. I was there for h+h cologne, an international trade fair for creative handicraft & hobby supplies. Early each morning I loved to sit for a bit with a cup of coffee, my knitting, and people watch.

How do you like to recharge while traveling?

snuggles & speaking up

We hope you are safe and warm in this polar vortex. Shadow alternates between sleeping in (and on) all the blankets and on us.

There’s long overdue conversations about racism happening in the fiber community (among others) for the past few weeks. While my default mode is quiet and subtle, I know that silence isn’t good. Read More about snuggles & speaking up