The Christensen Family Relief Fund

Help us raise money for a deserving family in need of love! The Christensen Family suffered a traumatic tear in their family when their home caught fire earlier in March.  Father, Clint, and youngest daughter, Jamie were killed.  The mother was critically injured, but has survived.  Remaining Daughter, Wendy, was one of my best friends in High School.  Her family welcomed me in, and treated me as one of their own.   My name is Jessi Rose, but everyone calls {Read More}

Llama skulls and the big photo shoots in the near future

Day one of her new (after)life.

  Things have been moving forward around here!  First, a dear friend and guest in our house of three wonderful months has packed up and gone back home.  It has been a pleasure to have her here, and we were very sad to see her go.  Hopefully she will be back to visit us again soon, but until then, the guest room is… well?  I’d like to say that it’s available for rent, but this is the height of the {Read More}

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Everyone!

Pattern by Irene Lundgaard.

What an unbelievable ride it’s been down here.  The progress on the house is still getting banged out.  My knitting adventures are ramping up with new designs submit for publication (upcoming fall/winter seasons) and we’re saying goodbye to a dear friend today.  Three months ago, my friend of over ten years came to stay with us on our little island.  It’s been a whirlwind of fun, and we are very sad to see her head back north.  Hopefully she will {Read More}

Congratulations, Rusmilen!

Many congratulations go out to Rusmilen, the winner of our Random Knitting New Year’s contest!  Be on the lookout for your package soon!  It’s going to have some fun stuff crammed into it.   Kisses! Pea Kay/Tonks

Forty miles and counting


It started simply enough.  I wake up at the same early time every day to take my temperature for ovulation charting, and I look at the sky.  It’s a lovely view. It was this morning, looking at the pink in the sky and hoping my iPhone camera would capture it, that I realized the view would be even more beautiful if I’d gotten out of bed to actually see it instead of lying about and playing with my phone.  The {Read More}

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