steamboat springs

Instead of Chaos, a Weekend of Summer Socks & Tennis

For the past three years, I spent this day in rollicking chaos. The Steamboat Arts Council’s biggest fundraiser, Art in the Park, meant early mornings and late nights, starting with Friday when all of the vendors arrived and I made my contact with each one of them. The beer tent […]

Eric's Summer Sock Progress 070717

The First Day of My First Spring

Over the last nineteen first days of spring, I have been confronted with piles of snow or snow actively falling out of the sky. My biggest goal for the day usually was not falling on the slippery ice while walking the dogs or shoveling the walk. Flowers laid dormant under […]

First Day of Spring 2017

Feet of Snow = Warm Slipper Socks

We have been watching the snow fall in Steamboat from the east coast. The folks there are rejoicing as feet of snow fall from the sky each day. Each time I remember that much snow falling, I am simultaneously jealous and relieved. Snow, in that quantity and in those temperatures, […]

Slipper Sock Swatch

A Very Happy Solstice to You

I opened up Facebook this morning and found this video in my memories from last year with the caption, “This was my day. I got to shovel at home, work, and then again at Sew Steamboat. Still, it’s so beautiful.” This year, I celebrate the Solstice with this view. I […]

Kitties by the Fire

Ripping Out the Roots

Three years ago, a group of ladies followed me into the grand adventure of small business as we banded together to save our local yarn shop, Sew Steamboat. While a couple of the faces have changed, this group has continued to keep the shop running, offer each other emotional and […]

Dolce & the presents