How to Crochet During the Apocalypse: Living with the Face

Yosemite Story ~ Part III American women expect to find in their husbands a perfection that English women only hope to find in the butlers. W. Somerset Maugham ~ The Razor’s Edge Freedom! As a married woman, I was no longer under the dictates of anyone but my husband. Face was the only one whoContinue reading “How to Crochet During the Apocalypse: Living with the Face”

How to Crochet During the Apocalypse: Taking Up Crochet

A hobby is a defiance of the contemporary. It is an assertion of those permanent values which the momentary eddies of social evolution have contravened or overlooked. If this is true, then we may also say that every hobbyist is inherently a radical. Aldo Leopold ~ A Sand County Almanac There were a few foundationalContinue reading “How to Crochet During the Apocalypse: Taking Up Crochet”

How to Crochet During the Apocalypse: Turning the Titanic

Life escapes; and perhaps without life Nothing else is worthwhile Virginia Woolf ~ Modern Fiction The Clouds Gather In April 1972, the Patriarch and his wife (the Matriarch) made a missionary trip to Durango.  I met them at the doctor’s house where they were guests of the doctor and his wife. The doctor’s sons wereContinue reading “How to Crochet During the Apocalypse: Turning the Titanic”

How to Crochet During the Apocalypse: Growing Restless in Durango

Belief is faith in something that is known; faith is belief in something that is not known. H. L. Mencken ~ What I Believe I have been young, and now I am old, old enough to tell my story, old enough to have a story to tell. This particular story begins with curiosity, of wantingContinue reading “How to Crochet During the Apocalypse: Growing Restless in Durango”