Kicking Caffeine

There are few things I like more than a great cup of coffee.  Traditional brewed.  French pressed.  Creamy espresso.  Iced.  Hot.  With frothy steamed milk or just a bit of cool almond milk.  Lightly sweetened.  A splash of vanilla.  A sprinkle of cinnamon.  And then there is soda.  I have treated myself to an afternoon…

10 Things To Do on a Road Trip to Modesto

1. Stop for fast food that you would normally never eat. 2. Watch the little blue dot on Google maps. Alternate between zooming in and zooming out. 3. Knit half of an adult-size sock. 4. Get grossed out by bugs splattered on the windshield. Then try to identify the various species. 5. Observe farming practices.…

The Yarn Stash

I confess.  I am a yarn-aholic.  I have several moving boxes bursting with skeins, some untouched, some unraveling, some tangled into a wool-monster that looks like it should be lurking under a bed, waiting to go bump in the night.  I have bags of yarn stashed behind unexpecting pieces of furniture, hidden in little baskets…