Knitter in the Wild: Stitches SoCal 2018

Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend the very first Stitches SoCal, held at the Pasadena Convention Center.  Stitches is the convention name for events held across the country by XRX, and are four day events filled with classes devoted to fiber arts, fashion shows, demonstrations and a marketplace. The closest Stitches event to […]

Stash Enhancement Saturday: Woodland Cottage Farm Bullet Journal Cover

My usual planning system includes my Erin Condren Life Planner coupled with a bullet journal.  Since my EC already has my appointments and daily to do lists, I use my bullet journal mostly for collections, trackers, goal setting, and other types of lists.  While functional, I really like the freedom to be creative that the […]

The Landmark Project: CHL#369

CHL# 369 CHAPEL OF SANTA YSABEL (SITE OF) The first mass at a site nearby was celebrated September 20, 1818 by Father Fernando Martin. By 1822, Santa Ysabel was an asistencia, or mission outpost, that had a chapel, a granary, several houses, a cemetery, and about 450 neophytes. After secularization in the 1830s, priestly visits became […]