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February 2014

I participated in this year's Ravellenic Games over at Ravelry, which is a series of "events" that run alongside the Olympic games. There were hopes of knitting a cowl or fingerless gloves, but I couldn't get any knitting mojo to happen, so I chose to instead challenge myself to pick up dyeing again, using a technique that's relatively new to me. I'm happy to share that I completed the day before the games finished, so I was able to re-skein and braid the dyed items then take a few quick shots for Instagram and sharing on Ravelry. The lighting for... Read more →

I spent most of 2013 sick with one thing or another, resulting in my learning in December that I had heart failure. Even while struggling through being sick, and having emotionally up and down--mostly down--days, I often found myself on drives to the beach or the middle of nowhere (which is always somewhere, really, but new and seemingly empty in comparison to what I'm used to). It felt natural to take some photographs while visiting my favorite spots or discovering new ones, be it with my phone or actual camera. This photo to the left is one I took of... Read more →