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Crochet: puppy fashion

Since August, Ellis and I have been learning how to crochet. It’s a mumble jumble of fingers getting tangled up in yarns and losing tension with the hook. The only thing I can make so far is this single crochet square; it’s uneven at the sides when I miscount the […]

Imminent burn out

In two weeks the school year officially ends. This homeschool teacher (me) is emotionally stretched and haggardly tired. I usually start the day with high ambitions and my scribbled planner shows all the cool learning stuff we could do: gardening, nature walks, identifying flowers, new fish, cooking, outings. But playing […]