A Writer’s Voice

Not long ago (2/9/16 to be exact), I heard a story on NPR¬†about a writer who has been quite successful in her writing career (she’s a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist), but had decided to make a change by writing only in Italian. Her name is Jhumpa Lahiri. You can read about her at randomhouse.com. What attracted … More A Writer’s Voice

Shearing Day

In each of the last three years, I’ve volunteered at a sheep shearing at a nearby Shetland sheep farm. In fact, this is the farm that has the sheep whose fleece I’m using for my Shetland Tartan Blanket Project. Sandy and Bill Truckner of Twin Springs Farm, have a smallish farm (about 38 sheep) but … More Shearing Day