• Life,  Yarn Designs

    Farmers Market Bag

    This beauty was started last Fall and finished this Spring. Right on time for pursuing farmers markets on the weekends. A long time dream of mine is to shop weekly at a farmers market. Buy all the produce I need,…

  • Life

    Coyotes

    Every time I ask myself what to write about next I say, “Coyotes.” Well, it’s not necessarily coyotes, but fear. For nearly three months I have put off sharing this story (other than with close friends and family) because it…

  • Life,  Mothering

    Grace in the Wilderness

    Warning: This post is about pregnancy loss, centered on the year that followed the losses. However, there is much hope and restoration in this story. If you are dealing with this yourself, I completely understand if you cannot read further…

  • Life

    The Other Side of a Marathon

    Snapshot of my marathon experience… Always go through the gear checklist YOURSELF before leaving for a race event. David and I rushed out the door, but needed to turn around when I realized my headphones were still charging. Thankfully, we…

  • Life,  Mothering

    It’s Only Twelve Miles

    I’m at the point in my life where I can say, “It’s only twelve miles, today.” What on earth have I gotten myself into!? Every time I add more miles to a run, I am more convinced that long distance…

  • Life,  Mothering

    Forest Cure All

    I originally wrote this post a few weeks ago. Surprisingly, it was an encouragement to myself this morning. I’ve been having a rough go at mothering a two year old lately. Why are mothers the full time punching bags and…

  • Life

    A Little Time Away

    You may have noticed it’s been a little sleepy here at High Desert Yarn. My family and I spent the weekend camping in Greer, AZ with another family. The trip was exactly what all of us needed, including the dogs.…