tears & laughter


Do You Knit Magic?

Today, Steph has her first cataract surgery. I’ve been in this situation before (and under much more dire circumstances). Even though this surgery takes only a few moments to perform and doesn’t even require her to be put under general anesthesia, I still find myself needing to create my magic circle […]

Dream in Color Everlasting for Color Affection

Remodeling, Tendonitis, and Cross-Stitch

Over the past few days, we’ve started cleaning and remodeling our new place. I’ve taken a faucet from soap scum caked to sparkling clean. I’ve vacuumed every carpet in the house to prepare them for tearing up by the tacks and the settling of tools on top of them. I […]

Studio Before

Celebrating the New House

Today, we have truly made the move to North Carolina. Behind us, you see our new home.  Last week, we completed the sale of our old house in Steamboat and today, we finished the purchase of our new house here in Weaverville, North Carolina. To celebrate, I’m having a little […]

Our New House