Category Archives: Simple Pleasures

Friday Night Game

  It may not be quite summer yet — but, the ‘boys of summer’ are coming out to play on a Friday night in Yukon, Oklahoma.  Our little guy is out there in left field, number 7 — and,  Mama, Daddy, … Continue reading

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Once a week treat

It may not be as ‘low carb’ as my doctor would like — but, at least once a week my breakfast comes from our neighborhood Sonic.  A large Diet Vanilla Coke (easy ice please) and a sausage burrito — it’s so … Continue reading

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Garden animals, mitered squares & rick-rack

A couple of weeks ago, the calendar said it was Spring — which meant, my garden animals made the annual move from their winter home (a basket in the garage) out into the sunshine of the front flower beds (below you can see the foot of … Continue reading

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Dreaming

My birthday money is being put to very good use — buying books to dream on.   (Note to self:  Quilting Blogs & Amazon.com – dangerous combination!) Just look at this pattern:  ‘Square One’ –cannot  get it out of my mind.  I keep … Continue reading

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Carli Rose & Moopy

A slightly modified ‘Moopy’ with floppy arms/legs and ears – just right for those chubby little hands. O, how I love sewing for babies !  Note:  Pattern is loosely based on the ‘Mini-Moopy’ , Nest Studio / Carly Schwerdt.  Fabric … Continue reading

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A photo & a quote

When great leaves fall, the winter is at hand . . . William Shakespeare

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Car Pool

I was on car pool duty yesterday — and of course, I got in line way too early.  But, that did give me about 30 minutes of knitting time, which was very nice.  Nothing like a little wool/alpaca fiber therapy … Continue reading

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