Welcome back. Happy 2021! It’s a new year full of fresh possibilities. I’ve previously said that I don’t understand the need to reinvent oneself and one’s goals with the debut of another calendar year and I stand by that. I’m constantly attempting to improve myself throughout the year and don’t currently have a laundry list of 2021 must-do’s. However, I think my motto at the moment is best summed up by a quote from Austin Kleon’s book Steal Like an Artist.
When the weather outside is frightful, I make sure to bundle up with a few of my favorite things. My mom, the knitting queen, always ensures that we are outfitted for the great outdoors, whatever the sky decides to do. Each fuzzy cabled sweater, pom pom hat and set of Jan Brett mittens is knit with great care and love in every stitch. Today, huge fluffy flakes drifted downward like white cotton to settle over lawns and rooftops, finally transforming the world into the winter wonderland I’ve been waiting for. I can’t wait to don my winter woolens for a stroll through town as the world reigns in the new year.