My Oyster spin is pushing me in to a new fiber prep, as well as new fiber types, and it’s helping me develop my spinning. If you’re a newer spinner … Continue reading New Fibers, New Territory
So I started a blog, and then I dropped off the face for a little bit. I think it’s time to get back to it. I’ve been up to a … Continue reading Missing in Action
Try as I might I’m not managing to carve out much time for fiber. Work is just going to dominate things this semester, but I’m looking forward to some quality … Continue reading Update – A birthday gift and another podcast to listen to
I didn’t really intend for this, but I seem to be learning to knit and spin concurrently. I do want to put up a post about how I’ve started that … Continue reading And spinning
I owe the fact that I’ve posted at all recently to my being on spring break. I am always trying to build the skill of chipping away at things, but it’s not my MO. I now have entire days open to me and I’m drowning in fiber pursuits. I FEEL like I’m drowning. I’ve been looking forward to doing so many things for a while now. Here I am on Wednesday morning, and I’ve done some things, but I haven’t completed anything. I have no hierarchy. Like a computer that can’t figure out parallel processing – all the programs are at a standstill.
I keep coming back to this battle between social media and my productivity. It doesn’t take much energy to consume social media, but it steals all my time to do things. Yet, the reason I feel anxious about not doing things is because I’m not posting on this blog, and contributing to the social media cycle. It’s holding me back and driving me forward at the same time.
Less is more.
I kinda want to build a spinning wheel. I’m still learning how to use drop spindle, and I’ve never used a wheel. Surprisingly, I have an itch to make one. Won’t happen any time soon, but a girl can dream.