I finished this quilt just in time to give it a good test drive during a short camping trip to Jasper National Park last It’s so much fun having a quilt to photograph when you’re camping! This particular project was a “Shop your Stash” challenge quilt hosted by the Good Time Quilters, one of the… Continue reading Finally, a quilt for the cabin: Garden Party by Blackbird Designs
We’re home! We got home last night after what felt like a (relatively) short drive. The trip that usually takes three nights only took two this time. That’s because instead of driving the entire Alaska Highway, we cut a loop off by taking the Stewart-Cassiar. It’s a full half-day shorter, cutting one night out of… Continue reading Highway Knitting & the Itsy-Bitsy Yarn Store
When we left the Yukon to pursue a new life as early retirees 17 months ago, our plan was that we would return for at least one month every year. Except for that first year. Mr. C travelled back and forth quite a bit doing contract work, but I wanted to experience an entire uninterrupted… Continue reading We Arrived!
One year ago today I drove away from Whitehorse, embarking on a solo journey down the Alaska Highway in -30 something temperatures. I stopped along the way to take some photos and jot down some poems. Here is that post. Day One: Whitehorse to Watson Lake (December 2, 2013) This is the Alaska Highway: … Continue reading Alaska Highway, Whitehorse to Watson Lake one year ago today
Would you like to take a walk around the neighbourhood with us? I’ll take my camera and snap a few pics along the way. 🙂 Samson is in charge. Which way shall we go today? Right or left? Samson chooses to turn right. Here we go! The water is high this year…there’s no more beach… Continue reading Going for a Walk
In April, 2010, Mr. C and I traveled to Australia. To buy some fabric. Well no, actually. We went so that Mr. C. could fulfill a life-long dream of doing his astronomy thing under the Southern Night Sky. But of course, I bought some fabric. I bought 12 fat quarters of these beautiful prints, designed… Continue reading The Australia Quilt (part 1)