Knitting Stripey Socks

Prepping for cold weather by knitting socks. We don’t wear a lot of wool here in Mississippi, but handknit wool socks feel scrumptious when the humidity makes even temps in the 50’s feel cold. If the socks purposefully don’t match, that’s even more wonderfulness! Size 1 circular needles.

Yikes! Messy Studio!

Thought I’d share a walk-through of my studio as I’m cleaning and organizing today. The video file apparently is too large to upload here, so I’m linking to it on my Sharon Ivy Studio page on Facebook. I’m sure there is a way to compress videos to upload to blogs, but I’ll have to figure …

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Little Toad Friend

I have a little toad who stays around my back door under the carport. The light from the glass door and the kitchen window draws lots of bugs there at night. I have to be careful not to step on him (or her?) when I go outside after dark. While cleaning the carport on Labor …

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Sprucing Up

Thanks to my son, Chance, and his wife, Sara, for spending their Labor Day weekend helping me cut grass and move some things around that were too heavy for me to move on my own.  The two grandsons, CJ and Bascom, even picked up limbs that had fallen, which will make it easier for me …

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New Beginnings

Life happens. Or, perhaps I should say, death happens. Most all of us have experienced the sense of loss that floods our hearts upon the passing of a loved one. We work through the raw emotions, the brain fog, the copious changes forced upon us. Eventually, though, try as we might to hold fast to …

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