a musical interlude

This is my quiet moment. Calming, peaceful, inspiring. Schubert Impromptu in G flat major D899 No.3 -  performed by Vladimir Horowitz. He defines the term 'economy of movement' and yet produces the most beautiful sound.  


I woke up this morning with this song going through my head. It's weird how I dream songs... is that a thing? I wasn't thinking about it, haven't listened to it in a long time. Anyway, this seemed rather prophetic for this week. There must be some way out of here," said the joker to … Continue reading dreams

cypress trail and amethyst sunset

Two new shawl/scarves to add to the shop!  First is a shawl woven with one of my favourites, Zauberball.  I love the long colour striping it makes for the warp and paired with a lace, in this instance a Madeline Tosh lace, it makes for a light weight wool shawl.  It reminds me of our … Continue reading cypress trail and amethyst sunset

slip sliding away

A new year to me means new dishtowels and washcloths.  I don't know why, but it's the first project I like to get started with for the year.  This year I used Purl Bee's Slip Stitch Dishtowels pattern and Lion Brand Recycled Cotton in rose coral and sand.  I used the Three-and-One Tweed Pattern, one dishtowel … Continue reading slip sliding away

still around

I haven't meant to be such a stranger to the blog, but life gets busy!!  And the longer I'm away from blogging, the harder it is to jump back in.  There's been a lot going on and I don't have the energy to report on it all, but let's just say that all the categories … Continue reading still around