This Old Dog Learned a New Trick

** This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links, at no additional cost to you, I receive a small commission Though I have been crocheting since I was 10, my crochet world was very limited. I only knew the most basic of stitches and didn’t learn how to read a pattern until 6 or so years ago. I’ve made a blanket for each of my children when they were babies, but poor Dory was blanket-less until about a month ago. … [Read more...]

A String of Mistakes

I was lucky enough to get to live with my grandparents (my mom too), when I was 10. My grandparents were both Mexican, and switched freely between Spanish and English. At the time my grasp of Spanish didn’t go much beyond all my body parts and counting to 100. It was an education, to be sure! My grandfather was retired and would spend his days either sitting on the front porch reading his newspaper and talking to any and all passerby, … [Read more...]