Author Archives: Ginny Otte

Radio personality, production genius and all-around great gal. My ego requires two time zones.

Crochet projects

I didn’t really block these, I just ironed them. They are made with soft bamboo yarn. The square one is as big as a coaster, the round one as big as a plate.  

Early Valentines Day

One of the clients I voice commercials for, the Flower Station, sent loads of flowers for us to enjoy. Being a Dutch-American girl I knew which flowers to claim that are better than roses!

If you have gotten email from me…

Someone has spammed the entire planet using my email address; I know this from the outrageous amount of bounce messages and automated thank you messages I have been getting this week…like this one, from the White House. If you got an email message…


This not the last photo I ever took of my mother before she passed away. Rather, this ranks as one of my personal favorite photos of my mother and me. It was taken on the 2nd floor outside deck of Care One, on…


Today my brothers and I and our respective families and friends will say goodbye to the woman who made us the people we are today. Normally, I am able to write at length when telling people about someone but in this case, when…

Yule tree

I crocheted the snowflakes to give away. But first I put them all in my little tree to see what they look like; I think I need to make more for myself!

First friends

Best buddies

My granddaughter and granddogter

Let’s Bring `em Home

In the modern era, we all have `em:  Online friends, people we’ve never met in real life but we are glad to count among our number; a friendly face in your inbox, your blog, your Facebook wall, a message board. For me, one…

My two projects

Two types of lace: crochet and knit. The beige doily is being crocheted; the lace scarf is being knit. I keep multiple projects going because I am like a squirrel when it comes to my attention span.

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