Category: Julie

  • Birthday Curry

    Jeremy’s birthday was this weekend, and it was really great to be able to spend it with him, since he was away in New York for the past two. I’ll let him write a post about his presents himself, once he can take some photos. We started out the day with Jeremy jogging for 50…

  • Socky Pictures

    Looks like 2007 is shaping up to be the Year of the Sock, Part 2, and I finally have pictures to prove it. I got off to a cracking start by finishing up the Conwy Socks I was knitting in December. As I mentioned previously, these socks are knit from Socks that Rock Lightweight, in…

  • Woodpeckers, Squirrels and Jays, Oh My

    So between all the driving around in the snow, what did we do while visiting Littleton? I’ll break it down into a few categories, ‘cause that’s just how my brain works… 1. Animal watching We had great fun watching the flocks of sparrows, house finches and juncos swarming over the bird feeder out the back…

  • A Christmas Story

    Jeremy did a great job of keeping the blog up to date as far as our spectacular winter weather in Denver this December, but he hasn’t quite finished the story, so I’ll chime in to wrap things up in a bit more detail. (Jeremy took lots of lovely photos as well, so hopefully he’ll add…

  • Lessons and Carols

    It’s time again for my Lessons and Carols post. As you may or may not recall, for the past 3 years, I have participated in the choir for our university convocation’s Lessons and Carols service. The choir is composed of volunteer staff and students at Willamette, and we get about 4 hours of practice to…

  • (Belated) Thanksgiving Recap 2006

    Jeremy thought I should be the one to post about our Thanksgiving dinner this year, probably because he spent most of the day out in his studio painting while I was in the kitchen. I guess that’s fair. We did a fairly traditional Thanksgiving feast for the two of us, in thanks for the opportunity…

  • Our Fine Four-Fendered Friend

    This weekend, Jeremy and I rented a car to do errands, take the ferrets up to the vet, and generally get out of Salem. The rental agency gave us a PT Cruiser, a car we had both been a bit enamored of, but after riding around in it for two and a half days, I…

  • A Few Updates

    I haven’t posted much on the blog of late, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy. Besides all the cooking I’ve been doing (trying to take advantage of the last few farmer’s markets of the season–they end in October around here), I’ve been occupied with coordinating a printmaking exchange for Baren Forum and finishing…

  • Happy Halloween!

    This is slightly belated (we were having some technical issues with an upgrade to the blog yesterday). The Hatfield Library staff generally dress up for Halloween every year. This year’s theme was reality television, not my favorite. But a little quick thinking, and a part of last year’s pretty cool costume… …and here you have…

  • The Fall Line-up

    You probably think this post is going to be about the fall TV schedule, especially since we now have Dish and can record two shows at once. Of the new shows, Heroes seems promising, Jericho sounded like a neat idea but the premiere wasn’t so great, and we’re watching Studio 60 and Kidnapped for the…

  • Summer Sock Roundup

    Here comes the long anticipated knitting post. Since Fall has officially started, here are the finished summer sock projects to show you at long last. It was a busy summer (actually I’m not sure where it went), and I really don’t have much knitting to show for it. But here’s the tally: I knit three…

  • The Sturdy Old Oak Tree

    I’ve been quite busy this week (and intermittently for the past several weeks) making an illumination for a friend of my mother’s. Because the poem I was given contains very strong oak tree imagery, I was immediately drawn to the idea of an insular-inspired knotwork illumination, the oak tree being important in Celtic mythology. After…