Roadside Oddities: Paul Bunyan Statue of Kenton, OR

Not to be confused with the Muffler Man Paul Bunyan statues that litter the country, this Paul Bunyan is a 31 foot concrete and metal sculpture that was erected as part of Oregon’s centennial celebration and is listed on the US National Register of Historic Places. Currently located at the corner of North Interstate and […]

Stash Enhancement Saturday: The Bookworm Life Planner

Today’s review combines two of my favorite loves – reading and planning. I’ve been an avid reader all of my life. Some of my earliest memories involve my great grandmother taking me to the library and coming home with armfuls of books to read each week. I am sure getting to feed the ducks that […]

The Landmark Project: CHL# 859

CHL# 859 VON SCHMIDT STATE BOUNDARY MONUMENT This boundary monument, a cast iron column erected in 1873, marks the southern terminus of the California-Nevada State boundary established by A. W. Von Schmidt’s 1872-73 survey. Von Schmidt’s line, the first officially recognized oblique state line between California and Nevada, erred slightly, the boundary was later corrected […]

Stash Enhancement Saturday: WWKIPD @ the Purl Soho Warehouse

Today was World Wide Knit in Public Day. On the second Saturday in June every year, knitters across the land come out to prove to doubters everywhere that people besides older grandmas actually enjoy this hobby. I knit in public all the time, so I don’t really plan around this event, but as someone that […]

FO Friday: California Love (With a Bonus Knitter in the Wild at Pinners)

I actually had time to craft and finished a long overdue project! Thanks to a kit by Details2Enjoy, it is super easy to make, too. Back in March I went to Pinners with some friends, and I had intended to write a recap for the blog shortly thereafter. It was right in the middle of […]

Knitter in the Wild: Go Wild in Las Vegas

My recap of my Go Wild experience is a little behind because I had to take a quick time out upon my return to finish grad school. That’s right, peeps, I am officially done! Mini wave in celebration of me! Now that I am back to only having the day job to work around, I […]

Advent Calendar Palooza: Cricketmas Finale

Merry Christmas,  everyone!  Today is my final advent calendar post.  I am looking forward to returning to the regularly scheduled programming of the blog filled with pictures and finished projects, but this month has been fun.  The advent calendar palooza was filled with surprises, even if it was a challenge to post every day around […]