Author Archives: Olivia

About Olivia

Knitting, travel, sailing, and writing

Let it go…

If you read my post last week, you know I lost a needle while on a ski trip, with no place in sight to replace said needle. So when I got home, naturally I went out and bought a new … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Forced Sabbatical: Has it ever happened to you?

We were going skiing. Not just any skiing, we were going to take a 5 hour plane ride to Denver then drive 2 hours to Vail, rent a gorgeous condo and ski for 4 days. As I settled myself into … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Happy New Year

Been super busy with Christmas and family but I wanted to wish you all a very happy new year in 2018. May all your stitches be straight and your rows even and your yarn stay untangled. PS: I got a … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Merry Christmas Knitting

I know it’s been a while and sorry for the lack of posts but 2 things are keeping me away. One, the remodeling in the house is at fever pitch as we try to get the living room done for … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Heart of Texas

Last weekend was fast and fun. I flew into Dallas and spent Saturday at Dallas Cowboys Stadium. Being a huge Cowboys fan this was a bucket list item for me and it didn’t disappoint. We were able to get right … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

One Shawl Down

I was busy busy again and promised myself that between carpenters, landscapers and masons I would slip in some knitting and a post. Walls came down and walls have gone up, debris was hauled and cement was poured, and a … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Little Time (Off)

The question is where have I been? Moving. That should say it all. After moving my daughter into her first apartment in Texas, where she will attend graduate school, and dealing with putting it all together during Hurricane Harvey, we … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Hurricane Harvey

Sorry no post for this week. I’m in Texas moving my daughter into her first apartment (for grad school) and Hurricane Harvey is happening. We are ok so far but it is still raining and we are under constant flash … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Heat of the Summer

I have been traveling so long that I don’t have a clear sense  of what day it even is. My daughter had 2 days to pack up her life after her summer internship ended and get on the road to … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Block Party

Clean, eat, sleep, knit, repeat. If you've ever sold your house you know the drill. Constant cleaning "just in case" they want to show the house at a moment's notice. Since I've never used blocking wires I had no idea … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments