After a lovely slow Passover week we’re finally back to the routine. As much as I enjoy the holiday I do appreciate having my routine days once again. We didn’t have any special plans for the Passover week except for the fact that E took all the week off. We’ve spent most of the time together at home, enjoying a slow family time and simple things. My absolute favorite. °°° I knew in advance that I would teach two knitting groups during the holiday because my girls wanted to meet anyway and I’m here for that. However, these meetings were…

The week before Passover is very special but it could easily turn into a hectic one. For years I have been trying to keep it cool and stay out of the mass pressure. It gets better as years go by, simply because age gives some perspective. One learns what things really bring joy into one’s life and what really matters. ​Pre Passover days made me reflect and be thankful for life and for the little things. Like the growth of an avocado seed in a cup of candle that I was given last winter by a very loved knitter in…

It’s officially Spring here in our little patch. You can see and feel it in every corner. The Moran on our balcony garden blooms my heart away and I have a new Spring raglan on the needles. This blog post is coming to you from pretty hot weather, which is actually the end of the first heat wave of this Spring. Typical Israeli Spring. ♥ Yesterday morning, before writing this blog, I went out to run some errands. Even though it was a little too warm and hazy, I decided to walk and not to use the car. Ended up…