Wednesday, February 3, 2010

how to begin~

"I think I could,if I only new how to begin. For,you see, so many out-of-the-way things had happened lately that ALICE had begun to think that very few things indeed were really impossible" Lewis Carroll I have been thinking~ sometimes it's hard to begin~ and wishing~ wishing for things to be done~ and wishing for new things to start~ and believing~ because you simply must believe in something~ So many out-of the-way things have been happening. The magazine is finally available~ 2 weeks seemed like such a long time to wait for some~ And it was possible to feel like a queen~ with a small crown~ a swap package arrived~ all the way from Tasmania ~ and as I unwound~ I realized you could stay connected in a multitude of ways~ and that very few things were impossible indeed~ I could begin~ at the beginning~ and create~ and so can you~ {I hope you like my journal... made of cotton and wool and all things good... I need to draw something for the cover~ for the opening I have left~ so I must again begin to think~}

32 comments:

Maegan Beishline said...

What precious gifts!

Heather aka Htekmo said...

Beautiful post. You are a queen...so wear your little crown proudly as you begin to "think".

Oh and although I am not a knitter - if you do the yarn ball next year - count me in. I think I just may know someone who can knit me up something special. I was bummed I hadn't thought of that sooner.

All my best, Heather

Anonymous said...

I love your posts, T. They make me think and wish......

Michele

Char said...

what a beautiful idea there - love the shots too

the nest said...

Oh, yes, Alice is the perfect muse for creative thought!

best - Annri

Bloom fine art fotografi said...

Oh gosh ...beautiful gift from down under. I bet it was thrilling to unwrap.
I am off in the a.m. in my quest of finding the mag....can't wait.

barbara said...

what a fabulous idea... that swap. you are perhaps THE BEST person ever! :)

Mr Puffy's Knitting Blog: said...

Your posts are just a delight! And how fabulous that your magazine has finally arrived. I have a feeling this is just the beginning.

PS I do love your journal ~

Journeying Five said...

my magic ball just arrived and so did my partner's! what a fun swap, thanks so much for organzing. your post is lovely today.

fridica said...

The yarn balls are so precious, truly a treasure.
Enjoy the magazine :*

Sarah said...

Ah magic - I believe in that and it has been captured in this wonderful swap of yours - thank you again :)

Meryl said...

Words to start my day!....thank you for such beautiful inspiration. I am new to your page, but have found it to be a lovely place to warm my soul.

L'Atelier said...

what beautiful treasures! just fit for a queen :)

Eadaoin said...

what a beautiful post, i always love to read your lovely words :) that wish photo especially has caught my eye in this post!! i love the little hearts very much.

kim said...

How did I miss this post?! I love the photos and sentiments in this post. Beautiful yarn ball. This was such a fun swap. Thanks for hosting it....

Jane said...

Thanks for hosting the swap T. I keep holding my gift from Rachel. anxious to start knitting and finding my goodies!

raining sheep said...

I love these magic balls and people's posts with them. Such amazing things are being wound inside these little tactile packages :)

peaknits said...

oh my - what a lovely documentation of your beautiful gifts!

Linda said...

The yarn ball swap was fabulous T, thank you for organising it. Your journal is so nice, show us what you decide to put on the front.

Nicole said...

lucky you !can't wait to see your goodies in person !

Cindy Garber Iverson said...

I have to tell you that I was at the bookstore today simply browsing through the magazines, and there you were! It was an unexpected serendipitous moment that brought a smile to my face. I beamed as I read your words and admired your images as I do each day on your Flickr photostream. It was truly a treat.

Knitting Out Loud said...

Wonderful Alice in Wonderland quote. Congratulations!

Rachel said...

Reading your words, seeing your images always have a calming effect on me. It's what I appreciate the most about coming to your space on a regular basis. Such a beautiful yarn ball and your journal is amazing...I hope you show it again when you decide what is fitting for the front section.

larissa said...

So much goodness here. so beautifully presented. please share more of your journal. in the meantime happy thinking - and a wonderful weekend to you.

Anna said...

What a lovely post! I love the yarn ball swap idea - I've seen a couple of them on blogs recently. Love your little crown!

heather said...

that was fun to read. i love it when i al of a sudden feel like a queen, sometimes with a huge crown, but usually with a nice little one...i liked that part, especially, the small crown part.

Bee Yourself Designs said...

I really love photo of the ball of yarn with the photo of the Eiffel tower! Beautiful post!

Sarah { bee house hives } said...

Stopping by to say Happy Valentine's Day to a sweet sweet friend :)

joyefulart said...

Am checking out your blog, just received Artful Blogging, congrats on an amazing article!! Love your photos and your blog! I am also a knitter & love wool! Have knit since I was 8, long time now... very impressed, will come back & visit!!

Dee said...

Beautiful gifts & wonderful swaps. Those things make the everyday so special.

ailisf said...

Miss you T. I love your thoughts and how you express them.
Keep warm

iNdi@ said...

when my grandmother was a small girl in Latvia in the early 1900s she received a similar gift...hers had a crochet hook tucked in the outside
and as she worked, small treasures tumbled out of the yarn ball