knitting with yarn and words
by Lisa Hendrix Simmons

October 18, 2019

I am an old world nerd.  I love teckie stuff but I also love making my own yarn from alpaca wool and knitting socks and scarves.

I love getting a new computer or a new smart phone, but I hate the time it takes to get it all up syncing and working.

I love beginning with a...

July 22, 2019

 Happy 50th Anniversary NASA!!

July 22, 2019

  That is truly exaggerating because following this incident I did drink wine...and a lot because my nerves needed it.

   It all began as a normal Monday...well it wasn't really normal because I don't usually drink wine when I get home from work on Mondays. I wait at le...

April 26, 2019

     Isn’t it funny how God can remind you that He is always with us during our day?  Sometimes when you least expect it or you are feeling down and alone, you get a little reminder during your day that He is right by your side.

     I feel that way...

January 25, 2019

Knitting and crocheting are always relaxing, even when you are learning a new stitch, dropping stitches, searching for the long lost double pointed needle you just dropped. It is STILL better than sitting at work, not knitting (or crocheting.)

January 25, 2019

This was one of my favorite things to crochet last year!  My daughter who is a personal trainer has some clients who are training with boxing gloves and are also expecting a baby.  So she put together this cute 'gift' of tiny boxing gloves which I crocheted and a onesi...

January 23, 2019

I discovered a new craft store this weekend out of town that I fell in love with until I got to the checkout lane.  I  did not realize that you in order to make a purchase anywhere in this part of town you have to either state your age or admit you are over 21.


January 17, 2019

It's another day zinging around the planet, what shall we do?  Recently my husband and I flipped furniture and 'areas' in our house that we thought weren't working quite right and I found out there really is something like feng shui in my home!  Many years ago when my...

January 17, 2019

I was reading one of my favorite knitting authors' blog today about her ski trip.  Her humorous post reminded me of the ski trip my husband and I took just a couple months after we had gotten married. We were poor...I had a full time job that wasn't even paying minimum...

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