#WWKIP 2017

Knitting and crocheting in the park

Yesterday (June 10) was World Wide Knit in Public Day.  It’s an annual event that encourages knitters and crocheters to get out of their homes and show the world their craft.  Anyone can organize an event – yarn shops, guilds or private individuals.  I know there were at least two gatherings in our area. My […]

Buckhorn State Park

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On Thursday this week, we left for an extended-weekend camping at Buckhorn State Park.  The last few years, we’ve only taken one camping trip, but each year Little Chick asks when we can go again, so this year we planned an extra one.  We originally thought about heading to Door County, but we planned a bit […]

3 Crazy Weekends

Milw zoo - elephants, Mama and Little Chick

I haven’t been very good about updating the blog the last few weeks, but we’ve been home so little since mid-July! July 20th was Papa’s 35th class reunion weekend.  We were fortunate that his sister and brother-in-law live in the same hometown so we were able to stay with them.  In fact, Papa pretty much […]