The Obus seat cover is complete! It is made with a simple stitch, and of a simple design. A single crochet stitch was used to create a “cylinder” to slip over the seat cushion, using worsted cotton yarn and a 5 mm crochet hook. The seat cover “cylinder” is open at both ends, designed to… Continue reading My Body Remembers
There is flooding all around us! It began to rain on Thursday night, then we had heavy rainfall all day Friday, and it has rained all day today. Luckily we had installed a sump pump when the water main was broken in front of our house, which is carrying away the water accumulating below the… Continue reading Floods!
This morning the piper was paid. My arms are stiff, but I can still move, I can still eat and type, so all is well. Loading wood yesterday was a good idea. Tonight, after Attila gets home from work, we will give it another go. If this routine is maintained daily, the stiffness will gradually… Continue reading Filling the Woodshed
Sunny! Warm! Gotta love it! The birds do, I can hear them through the open window. An open window! It has been an uneventful day, thank goodness. The flood waters continue to rise, and still have not peaked, according to the local news. I thought they had peaked, but Attila assures me that they have… Continue reading The Peak of the Flood
After two days of lovely sunshine, it is raining again. It is a cold, relentless rain, and, gasp, mixed at times with snow. I suppose it is an April Shower, but unlike the cheerful sounding name, there is nothing gentle about it. The temperature has slowly been dropping all day, and will dip below freezing… Continue reading Snowing Again