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The Crocheted Gray Granny Square Shawl

The Crocheted Gray Granny Square Shawl

Almost a year ago my father’s mother passed away. I have her photo on the shelf, and plenty of her “stuff”. Using some wool found in her stash, I crocheted a granny square shawl for myself. I love it and I’m so happy we finally got snow before New Year’s so I could enjoy it […]

365 Collages | Week 16 | Grandma Edition

365 Collages | Week 16 | Grandma Edition

A muse can act as the conscious voice for something your subconscious already knows. Katharine Dunn I’m calling week 16 of the 365 project Grandma Edition because I think most of these collages have a vintage feel. Together they build a little story, like a memory of childhood, visiting old grandmothers, sitting outside and drinking […]

Thankful thought no 2

Thankful thought no 2

Another thankful thought after the first one: I’m thankful that my grandmother is still a part of my life! She is 92 years old and was very ill last year. I went with her in the ambulance to the hospital when she broke her hip at home, and it was a stressful time. Now she […]

Thankful thought

Thankful thought

It’s been the iciest winter I’ve ever experienced. I don’t mind the snow, the cold, not even the darkness so much – but when the streets are covered in ice it is really difficult to walk anywhere, especially for old folks. Some days it feels risky just to step outside. Plus, I miss my bike […]

Taxinge garden

Taxinge garden

There was a garden exhibition at Taxinge Castle this weekend. We made it into a day trip and brought my 89 year old grandmother too. She is very fragile but wanted to come. I brought my camera. Gran and me walked slowly slowly through everything and finished at the caf, famous for its beautiful and […]