• confident lap cat

    confident lap cat

    Each day, Dot gains confidence in her role as a lap cat. We have a regular afternoon appointment on my studio couch to practice. She curls up on my lap and I either work on a project or catch up on reading. Read more …

  • Thoughts on my January 2022 Reading

    Thoughts on my January 2022 Reading

    I felt as if I didn’t read much last month. It was a pleasant surprise to check my notes and discover I’d read 17 books. Last week, my friend and I had a laugh over this article about reading spreadsheets. We’ve tracked our reading in a shared one for a long time (after years of … Read more …

  • Happy Rainbow Socks

    Happy Rainbow Socks

    Without fail when I finish knitting a new pair of socks I’m in a good mood. Hand knit socks make me happy; I love that I’m able to create what I need and customize the fit. This pair is knit with 1.75mm needles in Lion Brand Mani-Pedi, Crew colorway with the heel in Anzula Haiku, … Read more …

  • Winter Weather Snuggles

    Winter Weather Snuggles

    Dot thinks snuggles are good when the sky is grey. She’s very happy this week with the clouds and wintery mixes. We’re thankful there wasn’t much precipitation this morning. But we’re both tired of grey and know the cold will continue for a while yet. Is it spring yet? Read more …

  • feline joy

    feline joy

    Earlier this week I completed crocheting the sample for a new design. I gave it a quick wash then laid it out on the floor of my studio to dry. Dot claimed it immediately. I barely stepped away before she started to roll around. Her purrs were audible across the room. Read more …