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Fire in the afternoon
Sunday, April 26, 2020      8 comments

Yesterday afternoon I was feeling a bit stuck. I had just finished pressing most of the bands for the next set of masks and wanted something else to... Read more
Surprise-You're a Winner!
Thursday, April 23, 2020      10 comments

No, not the lottery. I received an email from the university retirees association that one of my submitted photos for the annual photo contest came in second place for photos from Iowa. ... Read more
Masks - for the senior center
Wednesday, April 22, 2020      9 comments

Everything comes in a bag - everything? well the fabric and bags to put the masks in when I am done. I cut everything and start sewing. This is... Read more
"Oh What A Beautiful Morning"
Tuesday, April 21, 2020      8 comments

Why am I waking up at 4:30 or 5am? This has happened the last few days. Today I just got up. Dearly Beloved was also awake so we bundled up to go walking. It was only 36 degrees F with a bit of a wind. Walking that early at the park meant we did... Read more
Snow and sun!
Saturday, April 18, 2020      7 comments

Yesterday was all about the snow. Today is all about the sun. We went neighborhood walking. I overestimated what my leg could handle. Sore now but held up, mostly, during the walk. Then we brought chairs out and had drinks with the cats in ... Read more
This is April!
Friday, April 17, 2020      9 comments

The lilacs got hit again. The second time in a week. Walking out this morning it was a black and white world until you looked around a bit. ... Read more
Masks - a lot
Monday, April 13, 2020      12 comments

Since I posted the last time, me in a mask, I have finished 23 more for friends. Delivered three sets today and hope to deliver the last bunch on We... Read more
Me and the sewing machine
Wednesday, April 08, 2020      13 comments

Now that the CDC has said "Mask. Don't leave home without it!" I dug out some fabric and started making. This is the small of three sizes in the pat... Read more
Behind-the-Scenes at a museum
Friday, April 03, 2020      11 comments

A million years ago, before COVID19, a small group from our village when to another village to ask questions, view back areas, and generally pass information back and forth regarding how to manage collections, donated and otherwise. As we were ... Read more
This is starting to move along
Sunday, March 29, 2020      11 comments

Once I got the first photo for the pattern (of the ribbing) the hat has been moving steadily along as I get caught up with emails containing video attachments. ... Read more
We have comfort!!!
Thursday, March 26, 2020      14 comments

It felt like it took forever!! We finally have a living room and kitchen!! No longer the chair and couch in the kitchen, along with bookcases. No longer a path not wide enough for two people to pass between the table and counter in the kitchen!!... Read more
Still no living room
Wednesday, March 25, 2020      7 comments

The living room. Still just for the cats. The kitche... Read more
Waking up to a black and white world
Tuesday, March 24, 2020      9 comments

It was very strange but lovely. But squirrels do not care about that. ... Read more
Floors - the big reveal
Friday, March 20, 2020      10 comments

This picture is the living room the night before everything started. The floor guys coming. The cats being crated and taken to boarding, etc. We g... Read more
Walking in the Rain?
Thursday, March 19, 2020      8 comments

Yesterday it stopped raining late in the afternoon so we headed out and went west on the trail instead of east. Babbling quietly was this little brook.... Read more

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