a trip to Southern Virginia…

Thanks to Groupon the BF and I had a wonderful extended weekend in Southern Virginia.  We spent two nights in Smithfield and two nights in Williamsburg. A fun filled weekend of historic places and things -- the Jamestown Settlement, Smithfield, Colonial Williamsburg, some great driving tours, passed a number of plantations, saw lots of cotton … Continue reading a trip to Southern Virginia…

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rain and a NASA theme corn maze…

Things have been going gangbusters.  I've been busy knitting away finishing up on a custom order and as a result, the blog has been a bit neglected. As promised -- let's go back two weekends...it was a rainy week that was proving to be a rainy weekend.  The BF and I had a groupon to … Continue reading rain and a NASA theme corn maze…

wonderful weather…

it's been delightful the last few days.  The mornings have been a bit chilly, but nothing to serious. yesterday was one of the most lovely days I can remember in a few weeks.  In September we had only 2 'partly-sunny' days in our neck of the woods.  The rest was grey, cloudy and usually rainy. … Continue reading wonderful weather…

autumn…

it truly showed up over night here it seems.  One day it was 90 and a tad bit more humid than I cared for, the next it was 65 and down right chilly.  My scarves are out (yes, I made 99% of them) and the sweaters are starting to make their appearances. I've noticed over … Continue reading autumn…