How did we end up here? We've lived in Northern Illinois for 24 years. Way too long for this vegetarian! Thankfully, we're only a Metra ride away from Chicago.

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Drive In Knitting

We've been having a streak of summer-like temps here and the kids have been in the pool for over a week.

Last night after a day of swimming we headed to the corn field for the drive in movies. Good times!

Coming up for tomorrow-trail riding. Yes, on horses. I can't believe my family has agreed to participate. I think watching me ride has given everyone the itch to try it out. Should be interesting.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Will Work to Ride

I answered a wanted ad a couple of weeks ago to get back in the barns. I miss the open space of the country and this gets me out of the city and doing what I love.

The next part of my plan involves getting my family addicted to the country too.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

May Mojo

Or lack of knitting mojo? I worked on one project the past 20 days. It's a beautiful laceweight shawl(Icarus Shawl) but it sucked my knitting mojo this month.

For 3 days I haven't touched my knitting needles because I don't know what to start. A cardigan, another shawl, a simple discloth? Maybe I'll sit out the rest of May and start something new in June?
Last night I entered all my projects into to see how many yards of yarn I've knit this year so far. During 2010 I've knit 9 shawls and knit close to 4.5 miles(@7000 yards) of yarn.

Wow, no wonder I feel like giving knitting a short break.

Friday, May 07, 2010


To all the Moms out there-Happy Mother's Day.

Take some time this weekend to smile!!