Hello, all! It’s been a very busy semester in graduate school: I’ve been working on my dissertation proposal, teaching a seminar and working at a library, and it’s been eating most of my time. That has prompted a little bit of news on this front though: after trying out SquareSpace, I’ve decided it won’t work … Continue reading Back & Forward
I’ve been quiet here, but I’ve been crafting up a storm behind the scenes. I’ve knitted several shawls, and just blocked the three of them. First up is a semicircular shawl in a handspun merino/yak yarn from Spunky Eclectic: Next up, New Hope Creek by Naomi Parkhurst (gannet designs). In sewing news, I’ve done two … Continue reading Knitting, blocking, sewing, etc.
All income (not profits: 100% of income) from January and February 2016 will be donated to Water Aid for Flint, MI, via the The Mission of Hope Shelter and Pastor Bobby Jackson, and the GoFundMe setup here: https://www.gofundme.com/rjp53vz8 Help me raise money to provide water to the kids of Flint, MI, where the water has … Continue reading Fundraising for Flint, MI water
I’m sure by now you’ve all heard about Ahmed Mohamed, the Irving, TX 9th-grader who took a home-made clock to school and was arrested for a bomb, then charged with making a hoax bomb — even though he only ever called it a clock. Ahmed has received a huge outpouring of support on social media … Continue reading STEM education and scholarship fundraiser
I’m going to the Massachusetts Sheep and Wool festival this weekend and decided to turn it into a long weekend out of town visiting friends. And what do you do when you visit friends who knit? You bring them yarn they commissioned. (I sometimes spin for friends if they buy the fiber.) First some Gotland … Continue reading Pre-MASW update