Randomly, on a Thursday

This has been a banner week for communication. Sometimes it seems impossible to accomplish anything when it involves appealing to far-away people I don’t know for a response. It can feel like my phone calls and emails are just wafting off into the void. The last few days have been different, …

Sublimation

Where to start? (Please ignore Elvis the Rooster for the moment.) Sometimes I don’t know if I’m fifty or five. I’ve been in an absolute funk for days because yarn I ordered to start my Geek-A-Long blanket seemed to have disappeared in transit. I placed the order at the end …

Not Yet, Winter

This weekend was all about fall.  The leaves are shockingly beautiful. It’s surprising again and again that they they can be so vivid. I keep trying to soak it all in so I’ll have it in the dark and cold that will be here before long. I’ve been spending as …

Keepin’ On Keepin’ On

Lots of work going on here. At the end of last week, I had a bit of extra time which was divine. I did a little organizing and planning while taking frequent knitting breaks. Everything changed, today. The final installment of a big editorial project arrived. In some ways I’m …

Plans

My husband always says that you plan plans—you don’t plan results. Today, as on many other days, he was proven right.  My schedule involved a set of papers that needed to be graded, an editorial project that needed work, and a couple of errands, in addition to all the regular …