Author Archives: Brenda Bell
Looking for the Bond Videos?
Several years ago, I moved them to Google Drive to alleviate the bandwidth pressure on my servers.Continue reading
Using International Characters On A US MacBook
Sure, you can use the little Special Characters feature of the Edit menu. Or you can launch Google translate and use the pop-up keyboard.
But it’s a lot faster — and I think easier — if you just learn how to access these characters directly from the keyboard. Fortunately, the most commonly used characters — like à, é, ç and ô, etc. — are intuitive and easy to remember.Continue reading
Broken Toe Cast-On For 2×2 Rib
This is my favorite 2×2 cast on for pretty much any gauge and type of yarn. The beauty of this cast on is that the comb is hanging on a temporary row of stitches that will be removed after the piece is off the machine. This keeps the comb from pulling on your first real row of stitches.Continue reading
I fell in love with this tank the moment I saw it.
After a lot of speculation about how it’s done, I managed to get my hands on the original pattern, painstakingly translated it from French to English and managed to duplicate the slanted rib pattern on a knitting machine.Continue reading
“Facts change as more information comes in.” No, no, no, @TuckerCarlson. Facts are facts.
I LUV my job. Today’s sample sale is a luxe bag raffle and I’ve got 10th pick.
Crusty Bread So Easy You’ll Make It Every Day
I don’t believe in doing anything the hard way… and I’ve got this bread down to as simple as bread can be. You may have to invest in a few tools you don’t have, but it’s worth it.Continue reading
And so FeeBee’s recovery begins…
CAVES called this morning. They said Feebs was relatively comfortable throughout the night, but very lethargic and not eating. They also suggested that we may want to leave her there another day because she was going to be difficult for us to handle.Continue reading
Faubara O ChaCha a.k.a FeeBee is officially a TriPawd
We dropped Feebs at the vet’s office at 8:30 AM this morning. I have to tell you I was having serious doubts about whether we had made the right decision and it was really hard to walk out the door knowing she had no idea what was about to happen.Continue reading