Monthly Archives: December 2018

The Art of Crochet Blankets by Rachele Carmona

A most welcome gift under the tree this year was the much anticipated The Art of Crochet Blankets by Rachele Carmona of Cypress Textiles. She became one of my favorite crochet artists this year.  Her designs are unique and beautiful.  … Continue reading

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Feed Me?

Waaay too much like The Little Shop of Horrors.

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Birdbox (Netflix)

  Birdbox is an intense couple of hours!  A sudden worldwide crisis of people being driven mad by something they alone see (but you never do) decimates the population in what seems like hours. A few people huddle in a … Continue reading

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Pulp Librarians

Via Mystery Journal, some pulp era style book covers featuring everyday problems in the library.  I could write all of these books. Except I don’t care too much about the liberry thing.

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The Territorial Seed Company 2019 Catalog

One of my favorite seed catalogs has arrived.   I always find plenty of things I’d like to grow in their catalog pages. Here are some of their featured plants for 2019:   I love their artful seed packets, which include … Continue reading

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Jackson and Perkins: Jack’s Giant Elephant Ear

  I’ve always wanted to grow Elephant Ears.  They’re just so huge and exotic!   This Jack’s Giant variety from Jackson and Perkins looks perfect.   At first I liked that it fit in a reasonably sized pot, then I … Continue reading

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Red Heart Yarn Pretty Squares In A Row Bedthrow

Isn’t this pretty?  I think I have enough of one of the purple ombré shades in my stash to make a queen sized cover. http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/pretty-squares-in-a-row-bed-throw

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