Fingerless Mitt Gardening

This fall has been so busy with preparing future gardens, harvesting and preserving produce and stacking wood.  Even though we only have over an acre of land, the work seems endless.  As I work, my mind does one of two things: zones out completely or thinks constantly about the other work that needs to be … Continue reading Fingerless Mitt Gardening

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“So in peace our task we ply, Pangur Bán, my cat, and I…”

This week, the Pangur Bán sweater will be bound up with twine, placed in a cloth hand-sewn bag and shipped to Germany. Across the Atlantic Ocean, leaving behind its humble beginning on Prince Edward Island. This original sweater was made during the summer of 2016 using Létt-Lopi that I purchase online at Alafoss. What you may ask is … Continue reading “So in peace our task we ply, Pangur Bán, my cat, and I…”

“I wish to speak a word for nature…”

"For absolute, freedom and wilderness" Henry David Thoreau,  Walking Walking is one of my absolute favourite activities.  Walking for no purpose aside from joining nature and losing oneself. I feel very lucky and grateful that I live in a place that is so close to many magical environments. There are so many different landscapes on the … Continue reading “I wish to speak a word for nature…”