Weekend with Algae (Spirulina)

I am writing last weekends post very late… several days late in fact.  I almost decided not to write this week… but…  I have been posting on this blog weekly for almost two years and how can I break this blogging tradition?… plus this is one of my only good habits.   I do have… Continue reading Weekend with Algae (Spirulina)

Weekend Silk Reeling

Greetings everyone…  This weekend I want to share with all of you my experimentation with silk worm cocoons and my attempt at making silk thread from the cocoons. Before I do this I want to share just a bit of silk history and silk legend. Legend has it that Empress Hsi Ling Shi while drinking… Continue reading Weekend Silk Reeling

Weekend with “Franken-Sweater”

“Good week” everyone!  (I am not sure that means anything… but since I only write this at the start of each week…  I am greeting you with my equivalent of “good day”)  This weekend I decided to share some progress on my manly knitting sweater project.   For those of you who were wondering what… Continue reading Weekend with “Franken-Sweater”

Weekend exploring art with selfies.

This post will be less about what I did this weekend and more about an application that I downloaded.  This application by google matches your selfie to famous paintings.   For those worried that I am “slacking”,  I actually worked on other things this weekend.  I even started knitting my first sweater. Isabelle has already… Continue reading Weekend exploring art with selfies.

Weekend with Indigo

This weekend I played with Indigo dye and I have the blue finger tips to prove it.  I have been scrubbing my hands for the past two days and I have removed a good portion of the blue along with the underlying skin. Despite my vigorous attempts of hiding my “indigo activities”, the telltale signs… Continue reading Weekend with Indigo