Let us put by some hour of every day for holy things...

Think on th' eternal home,
The Saviour left for you;
Think on the Lord most holy, come
To dwell with hearts untrue:
So shall ye tread untired His pastoral ways,
And in the darkness sing your carol of high praise.

--from Keble's The Christian Year, Thoughts in Verse

Sunday, February 16, 2014


 The surge of energy I reported a few days ago has dwindled away and I have to admit to nodding off on the couch during last night's Olympic broadcast. Well, I'll chalk it up to a beauty sleep.


We had wild, gusting winds most of yesterday afternoon and I even woke from a sound sleep last night hearing some massive gusts slamming against the house, and the weatherman tells us that was the "baby storm" and we're getting the Big Brother tonight. That means a probable blackout so I may not be able to post for a bit. So this will be a quick entry and I'll show you those dolls I mentioned later on.

Meanwhile, I thought you might enjoy looking at a few dubious Olympic items I've found for sale while perusing Etsy. (If you're the seller and you're offended, please feel free to make fun of my stuff in retaliation. I am, after all, a woman who makes and offers crochet poodle toilet paper cozies for sale. You'll find plenty of scope for mockery.) And I'm told all publicity good publicity...

Lame Olympic Stuff
Wool Felted Embroidered Doorknob Hanger Banner OOAK Primitive Ornament USA Sochi Heart Red White Blue

Michael Phelps Greeting Card  (5 x 3) with Envelope Included

Handmade Olympic Rings Coaster Set

Olympic Poo Charm Set
(Is this a reference to the toilet situation in the Olympic village?)

Instant Download - Curling Rock Hat Crochet Pattern

(Actually I'm rather smitten with this hat! It's just absurd enough to be fun!)

Figure skating pillow, skater pillow, Winter Olympics, small pillow, oil cloth, pink, 10 x 10"

Men's USA AMERICAN FLAG G-String Thong Lingerie Male Patriotic Underwear
Please, please NO!!!!!!!!!!!

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