In late September I felt the urge to knit again--after a long hiatus. A friend introduced me to the HeartScarves program, run by Women Heart.
The mission: to visit women in the hospital because of heart disease, and to make their stay a little more comfortable with a red scarf.
Knitters can make red scarves--any shade of red, any pattern, and mail them in. I made a familiar pattern in a week, and it felt great to get back into the groove:
I found this in a bin at a farm stand. The sign said calabaza and nothing else.
I bought it, roasted it. Made it into soup. Read up on the calabash--a very ancient New World squash. Fun to eat, and the shells were used for making bowls, traditionally.
|Calabash and coconut oil, very yummy.|
One reality of working with children's programs is: You celebrate all seasons with (for) them.
This month I'll participate in one Haunted House fund raiser. Spoooky!
Also, this event is my life. But every year it ensures that I dress up for Halloween: