Crochet Hook

One cannot crochet without the hook. I know “Thank you Captain Obvious”. Its funny though, I have spent decades crocheting and never gave too much thought to the hook. My main concerns were the hook size and how it felt in my hand. I have recently learned, however, that there is more to a crochet hook than that. ANATOMY There…

History I Didn’t Know

history book

I love History. I really love learning about historical things I didn’t know about. Especially if it is about something I thought I knew. I get a kick out of learning the obscure and not so obscure.  Enjoy these three historical vignettes: MARK TWAIN We all know who Mark Twain was, right?  Most folks know Mark Twain as Samuel Langhorne…

Christmas Town ~ The Bakery

  “But Mr. Patisserie even your name means pastries!” “I don’t care if my name means schmuck we are not going to make cookies and donuts and foo foo  things. This is a bakery! We bake breads and sometimes cake. Maybe in the big city they do things crazy but here we make bread. That’s it! Now make some bread!”…