Bits and bytes

The past few days have been jam-packed. I hardly know where to start! So, in no particular order…. On Saturday we meandered out to Linda Lewis’ place in Chapel Cove to visit the sheep and pick up a spinning wheel part. I ordered a jumbo flyer for my wheel because having to stop part-way through…


I am apparently thought-provoking. Whodathunkit. Paula (The Quilter) tagged me as a blog that makes her think thoughtful thoughts and has awarded me a Thinking Blogger award. She very kindly also included a link explaining the concept of the Thinking Blogger Awards, which I pass along here for those curious enough to follow just one…

Literature Meme

Sarai just fished this neat meme out of the capacious chasm of the Internet, so I thought I’d play along. The rules are: Look at the list of (100) books below. Bold the ones you’ve read. Italicize the ones you want to read. leave blank the ones that you aren’t interested in. Movies don’t count….

Guess where I’ll be July 21st?

The date has been set. Must book the two days following (one for reading, one for catching up on sleep) to finish the series! That is, if John doesn’t beat me to the copy we’ll buy! I truly wonder what J.K. Rowling will write next….

My night-time reading canon

As far back as I can remember, I’ve read myself to sleep. As a kid, I churned through C.S. Lewis (The Chronicles of Narnia, which I encountered at the age of five while stricken with chicken pox), Roald Dahl (Danny, Champion of the World, The BFG, etc.), F.W. Dixon’s accounts of Frank and Joe Hardy…