Journeyman Camp at Old Sturbridge Village

Before I forget, I want to share about Pepper’s experience at the Old Sturbridge Village day camp this summer.   Pepper had a¬†wonderful time at this camp. In fact, I was surprised by how much she enjoyed it. She spent the week immersed in…

Iris Season, the Turkey Returns, and a Knitting Update

It’s Iris season! The lovely specimens you see below are currently outside the Smith Museum in downtown Springfield. Happily, I have irises growing in my own yard as well – though not in such spectacular profusion. Here is a yellow “volunteer” that popped up…

Ballroom Dance and an Escaped Turkey…Plus Crochet

Sorry for the delay in posts – it’s been a busy couple of weeks! Last week’s craziness was a ballroom dance competition in Connecticut…Pepper’s first. Here you see her fresh from hair and makeup the morning of the competition. She went in looking barely…

Post-Holiday Check In

I had meant to post something earlier, but didn’t manage it. As a result, you’re going to get a hodge-podge of images from the previous few weeks to give you a fair idea of our holiday season. If it all seems a bit wacky…

Crochet at the Quadrangle

I spent some time this weekend at the Springfield Quadrangle – the spot where all the city’s museums are clustered. The weather wasn’t particularly nice – as you see from the photos, we’re still a long way from Spring here – but I managed…