Grow. Explore. Advocate. Part 1.

A look at Spruce Knits 2017: Grow, Explore and Advocate. 

Holiday Self Care

When I was a child, my mother did everything to make the holidays a magical time. She put the tree up, and let it stay up well into January. She would dance to Christmas music in the car on the way to school. She would let us stay up late and watch the Christmas specialsContinue reading “Holiday Self Care”

Ghoulish Musings

It’s been October for nineteen days. Can October please slow down so I can savor it? Also can there be more hours in the day so I can do all the things? That would be fabulous. A lot of knitting has been going on here, but not a lot of pattern writing. I want toContinue reading “Ghoulish Musings”

mindful knitting

I’ve been in a funk lately. I think that using the word “funk” is putting it mildly though. Really it’s been a downward spiral of intrusive thoughts and negative self-talk. It doesn’t help to be in a new place without really knowing anyone, without a decent job, while your spouse gets to travel the worldContinue reading “mindful knitting”