Category Archives: learning

Iain Banks & Reading with Babies

I’ve always been a bit reader. With the little I’ve found it relatively easy to continue to read. Lots. I’ve read blog posts and social networks. I’ve followed links to new information that’s helped me help friends. I’ve read easy … Continue reading

04.24.2013    Leave a comment    jana, learning, life, raves


I’m very lucky to have an awesome (almost) sister-in-law. Kerri and Chris just moved out to a small farm, which came with a barn! Of course, we started discussing livestock and we may have purchased two lovely Border Leicesters who … Continue reading

05.17.2011    Leave a comment    awesome, learning, life, spinning

Hello Yarn in Askew

I spun up 4oz of Hello Yarn’s Askew colourway. This was my first attempt at doing a colour gradient. I separated the colours as best I could and then spun, roughly, from light to dark. I believe that this was … Continue reading

04.22.2011    Leave a comment    crafting, knitting, learning

Hello Yarn Combos

I’ve spent a lot of time over the last two weeks spinning. I’ve been doing a pretty major spring cleaning/overhaul of the house and had started to get a little overwhelmed by my fiber cupboard. The best solution? Spin like … Continue reading

04.21.2011    2 Comments    awesome, crafting, fun, knitting, learning

My Hood, way back when

A friend of mine is working for the Map & Data Library at U of T. They are doing some crazy work, funding the digitization of old fire insurance plans (which become public domain after 60 years). She’s come across … Continue reading

04.07.2011    Leave a comment    awesome, learning, life