Work is Really Cramping my Crafting Time

Originally posted on capital2apple:
Dear Libby, I have been diligently working on my Christmas Stocking for Gavin and you can see the progress has been slow but steady. It is difficult to limit myself to only an hour of stitching each night.  As each stitch is laid the picture develops more fully beneath my fingers…

Bastille Day and Festering Ponds

Originally posted on capital2apple:
Dear Jane, Joyeux quatorze juillet! Ouuaaaaiiis! C’est La fête nationale! Je suis très excité! HAPPY BASTILLE DAY MA SOEUR! Today, in 1789 the French Revolution began with the storming of the Bastille! I can still remember my high school French teacher telling me about the storming of the Bastille and…

Magnolia Blossoms

Originally posted on capital2apple:
Dear Jane, The magnolia trees are in blossom and I think of you every time I see them. The courtyard at work has four or five magnolia trees and they make the world a study in pink, white, and magenta. I feel happy and at peace when I look at…

Belonging

Originally posted on capital2apple:
Dear Libby, Must you discuss such things? Was not there another conference you could have attended that weekend? Young Knitters of America perhaps? A nice wholesome club where like-minded people knit mittens for orphans, drink tea and discuss the latest episode of Downton Abbey? Where if someone happens to be…