Janet's thread

A weblog, mostly about knitting but other topics appear

Knitting Makes Me Happy May 2, 2016

Filed under: Blankets,Knitted Squares,Knitting — Janet @ 6:50 pm

Simple isn’t it.  After doing several crochet blankets I’ve picked up my knitting again.  An easy project just knitting 8×8 inch squares and eventually joining them to make blanket.

IMG_0203   knitted squares blanket under which I often take a nap – note the red square in the upper left corner – it’s the first square of the new blanket

IMG_0205      each square could tell a story



Cat Painting

Filed under: Art works,Artists,Cats,Exhibitions,Pierre Bonnard — Janet @ 3:11 pm

bonnard_04_femme-chat-exigeant_print  Woman with Cat,  by Pierre Bonnard        bonnard_18_self-portrait_print   self portrait


Caister By Sea, Norfolk, England

Filed under: Ancestors,Genealogy — Janet @ 3:04 am

Caister Castle Ruins                Caister_Castle 2

Caister Castle Ruins.

Caister By Sea near Great Yarmouth in Norfolk England is the birthplace of Mary Smythe, my 9X Great Grandmother.


An Item To Look For

Filed under: Ancestors,English Immigrants,Family Tree,Genealogy — Janet @ 1:05 am

Moulton Annals by H W Moulton

I found this reference in my genealogy research.  The Moulton name occurs among my English Immigrants who came to New England in the 1600’s.