The Kansas Wind

A child of Kansas. This is what needs to be pressed into your nature. Sown into your wild self. Your sense of storms. Of fires. Of beauty. it’s the noise that makes Kansas. The force. Its insistence of what it’s always been. Its own wild nature recycling back upon itself. You are a Kansas child.…

A Fair Knitting Competition

Some of the award-winning knitting at the 2013 Kansas State Fair. I didn’t submit any items this year, so just eyeing the competition for next year! This won Best in Show – i believe over all the felted categories, which was what I won the previous year.

I Must Knit All the Things!

Something as overtaken me, causing an immense desire to knit. Knit a lot. I only spare the time it takes to write this as I sit under a sleeping baby. Not quite in a position for two sharp needles to be clanging together. ┬áSo here’s what is on the needles: Christmas socks for my father…

Elephant socks

In the process of knitting some lovely socks, and it’s turning into a very, very long process as I only knit about 30 – 45 minutes each night.

Tweetup: when TV people plan the party

Let me be perfectly upfront and honest. When I was first assigned with producing the station’s 2nd Tweetup, I was ambivalent. You see, I love twitter. I love meeting people, but my mingling skills leave something to be desired. I love planning! I do not, however, love getting up at 4:30am (as a new mom,…

House Hunting: when homes attack!

Today, a house attacked my husband. We are shopping for a new home. This is an especially prudent course of action for anyone who’s house it to be demolished soon. But that’s another story. As I imagine many house-hunters have done somewhere along their search, we decide to “up” our house budget a little to…