Cold weather and knitting

Wow...so much has happened the last few weeks.  So much so that I haven't had a moment to sit and reflect about any of it! First visit from the parents.  Great to have them here, awesome visit and first meeting of both sets of parents.  Did some wonderful tourist stuff.  Was sad to see them … Continue reading Cold weather and knitting

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tolerance part deux…

As I mentioned earlier in my post about Misophonia and some of the public forums that I've been exposed to -- I've come to see a pattern of annoyance among those with Misophonia.  It seems that a good number of people that post on the public forums are extremely agitated that those around them aren't … Continue reading tolerance part deux…

Great Saturday adventure

Spent the better part of today in DC with friends (old and new) and enjoyed a truly lovely day. Temperature was perfect, crowd size was acceptable, the company was great. Did A LOT of walking...my left knee is kapute as a result, ouch. Saw two new monuments (FDR and MLK) and got to briefly go … Continue reading Great Saturday adventure

things I miss the most…

daily phone call(s) with my mom. the faces and voices of my friends and family. quick access to the beach (even tho I don't like sand and the water). saturday/sunday morning breakfasts at the Ocean Diner in Redondo Beach. nightly Disneyland fireworks. fresh & easy store shopping trips. the faces and voices of my friends … Continue reading things I miss the most…

custom orders…

and lot's of them!  It's been a busy few days for The Yarn Cabinet.  I've gotten three custom orders and I can't WAIT to get started on them! this does NOT include a few custom orders I've taken on for my close friends -- thankfully I've got a little time before the clock starts ticking … Continue reading custom orders…

the long holiday weekend…

I spent a good amount of time knitting this past weekend.  Partly in thanks to the large amount of rain that decided to swing on in and ruin my plans!  Well, not so much ruined -- but adjusted that is for sure. I'm sure i've mentioned before, but I'm Scottish (my mom was born there) … Continue reading the long holiday weekend…

bug bites, bbq’s, an engagement and more…

Well my first 4th of July on the East Coast was a great one, as the title sort of puts out there.  The only thing I wish i could change...the bug bites.  I am COVERED in them...my face, my arms, my legs, my back.  Seriously, I hate them.  I've got to get better about my … Continue reading bug bites, bbq’s, an engagement and more…