"Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn't hurt the untroubled spirit either." ~ Elizabeth Zimmerman


We Got Sunshine

Yesterday was an absolutely gorgeous day! It was sunny, clear, and 65F degrees. The air was sweet with the smell of pine. A real spring day.


I think maybe Marguerite took the cold with her when she went home. Thanks Marguerite!

It was one of those days when you just can't stay in the house and do same old same old. I had to be out in the sun. So, when I checked the mailbox and discovered the sock yarn I won in the Fearless Fibers contest had arrived, I took it's picture while it hung in a tree. The yarn is beautiful. So soft! It's part Merino wool and part Tencel. It has a wonderful sheen to it that came out quite nicely in the sunshine.

The snow is retreating very quickly with all the warmth. It's so nice to see the grass again. I just sat in the sun and soaked for awhile. It felt so good!

Being so nice out, we couldn't stand to stay home. And since I was out of laundry detergent and whatnot, I said "Lets go to Costco." Whew! I think everyone in the county had the same idea. It was crowded.

While there I picked up a bouquet of flowers. They had a bouquet that I could not leave without. It has the most unusual color of roses in it I've ever seen.

There's also chrysanthemums, daisies, carnations, and half a dozen other flowers that I don't know the names of-all in shades of red and yellow. But it was the roses that are what attracted me to it.


I wonder what variety rose that is, and where can I get one for my yard??? Me WANTS!

Oh, excuse me. Chenille wants to squeeze into my lap and suck her 'thumb'.

"Just what do you mean by that?!"

"Ah, cheek scratch. Bliss.......prrrrrrrrrr............."

Whew! I managed to escape that face scratch. (Just between you and me, she DOES suck her toes.) They are still sayin' today will be 70F. I think they just might be right this time. I'm gonna go drink my coffee out on the deck in that long awaited sunshine.

Have a great day!


  1. Happy to help.

    It was snowing here when I drove to church this morning. Next week it's supposed to warm up and even be sunny. We are so ready!

  2. The roses are called abracadbra or hous pocus - depends where you search!
    They are difficult to get a hold of online, but Im sure you will manage with some searching!