Memoria Arts

finding the art of the everyday

Category: Books

  • Fill er’ up…

    A few homeschooling reads I re-visited this summer. Teaching from Rest should be one of those that you re-read anytime you start to feel the walls closing in, not just once a year in the summer! 1./ Home Grown: Adventures in Parenting Off the Beaten Path This came out early last summer, and it was so…

  • Yarn Along

    I’ve been working on a washcloth design of my own invention the last few days, as the type I knitted two and three years ago are starting to reach the end of their working life. I want a bit more of a scrubby-type texture so we can use steel wool scrubbies less. I’ll let you…

  • Book Friday…

    Art Friday has been a long standing tradition ’round these parts. Alas, alack, with all this medical fun, very little works in progress can be shared because, well, I have to start them first. Ahem. Very soon, I hope! But there is a second best thing. My friend Katherine and I started the #fridaybookpile on…

  • Cozy…

    It was a quiet, cozy day. There were still moments of Monday-ness, being Monday and all, but still. We pulled in, read long. We are using Story of the World, Vol 4: The Modern Age as our History spine, taking about two weeks to complete a chapter or so. We finished the (very brief) account…

  • Reading and knitting…

    Work on my pillow cover continues apace. I had to put a lifeline in after the slippery bamboo yarn fell off the slippery bamboo needles for the third time. I love both the yarn and the needles (which continue to smooth with use) but I’m not sure the combination is a good one. I’ve found…