cindi gay No progress in the studio yet. Dave hurt his back so we are taking a time out. I need the base molding installed before I put up shelving. This may have to wait until after Christmas. . . .

Jackson at One Year

At eight weeks

Gave Jack a bath today to help him with the bug bites from West Virginia.  His markings have changed quite a bit.  He is loosing some of the white around his muzzle and his chest is very different.  Up to the last month or two it was pure white.  Now he looks like he has […]

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Jackson Caught in the Act

You didn't see that, did you?

I wish I had gotten this as a movie, but it happened so fast, I only got this shot because the camera was in my hand. I’ve been dying wool all month and started in on anther new bolt.  I decided to rip the selvedge off as I went so that I had a long […]

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Use and Abuse of Hand Hooked Rug

This entry is part 28 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

This entry is part 28 of 35 in the series Room Sized RugI use my hand hooked rugs as rugs. It is remarkable how well they hold up. Wool is one of the very best fibers for rugs. It does not accumulate dirt and because I hook on rug warp, my rugs can take what […]

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Day 428 Homework done and ready

For those of you paying attention, the last post was actually Saturday’s post, but I cannot figure out how to change the date. Did it once before, but can’t find it now. Today is Day 428. Jack’s assignment for puppy school is to do the “down” command without a treat to follow. The movie clip […]

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Day 372 Rug Hooking Progress and Jack

This entry is part 21 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

This entry is part 21 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug I’ve been home a little over a week and I am back at the rug hooking frame. I am concentrating on hooking the center of the rug. As soon as I have it completed, I will check for holidays. What this means […]

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Rug Hooking at Cape May

If we have talked about rug camps before, you have heard me say that my favorite rug camp is Rugs by the Sea in Cape May, NJ. I arrived with no idea what I was going to hook. I had a project I had started on my own earlier and blank rug warp. I taught […]

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Meet Jackson, my new puppy

We went to family reunion in West Virginia. We needed ice so we went to Wal-Mart. In the parking lot was a sign, “Free Puppies.” Enough said. Jackson is part boxer and part so something else. We are still trying to figure that out, but he has been very trainable so far. He meets the […]

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