The Landmark Project: CHL# 152

CL# 152 DOMÍNGUEZ RANCHHOUSE The central portion of the ranchhouse was built in 1826 by Manuel Domínguez. Rancho San Pedro, ten square leagues granted provisionally by Governor Fages to Juan José Domínguez in 1784, was regranted by Governor Solá to Cristobal Domínguez in 1822. In the battle of Domínguez Ranch, fought here October 8 and […]

The Landmark Project: CHL# 718

CHL# 718 SITE OF THE INITIAL UNITED STATES AIR MEET About a half mile southeast of this spot, on Dominquez Hill in historic Rancho San Pedro, the first air meet in the United States was held during January 10-20, 1910. This area has evolved into one of the world’s leading aviation-industrial centers. Note from Christine: […]

Stash Enhancement Saturday: Cascade Ultra Pima Cotton

My yarn purchasing has been a bit slow lately, mostly because my knitting has been slow.  My wallet enjoyed the break, I am sure.  I need to start the holiday gift making, though, or else I am going to end up with no gifts to give. Therefore, right after Ravellenics is over, I am going […]

Stash Enhancement Saturday: Burning Impressions 2 Sock Blockers

As you may have noticed from pictures of my finished sock projects, I have big, Fred Flintsone sized feet.  Despite already owning sock blockers in a Large size, my socks still look kind of loose on them, so I knew it was time to size up to the XL sized blockers. Luckily, you can buy […]