Welcome to the Official I Live on a Farm Website Happy Holidays

A Matter of Perspective
a short, short story
Stella sat quietly knitting in her garden early one autumn morning. The air was deliciously crisp and clear; she sat contentedly enjoying the sounds the world was making as all things great and small came to life on a brand new day. Taking a break now and then, she drew long sips of hot black coffee, savoring the rich bitter taste. With each sip her eyes closed halfway, her head tilted back, and she let out a personal little sigh thinking how perfect was her day so far.

Her needles slid effortlessly against each other as stitch after stitch made a smooth transition from one needle to the next, growing ever gradually into a wispy lacy creation she could hardly wait to wear.

After thirty minutes or so of contemplative perfection she caught something sweep up toward her out of the corner of her eye. Glancing over she saw the translucent white flowing wings of an unusually large insect come to rest on the lip of a vintage watering can positioned aesthetically next to a large container of soft pink geraniums.

Read the rest of this short story on Kindle ...


Check out
Flying Junction at Etsy

Visit Flying Junction at Etsy for New York Subway posters

Art Prints for Knitters
New! Special Wall Art for Knitters -- Knitters Eye Charts

Art Prints for Fiber Lovers

If You Can Read This You Are Standing Too Close to My Stash Wall Art Print

Our Knitting Patterns
NY Knucks:
Knuckle Gloves for a Guy

NY Knucks: Knuckle Gloves for a Guy Knitting Patterns
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart

New York: A Guy's Wool Hat & Scarf
New York: A Guys Wool Hat and Scarf Knitting Patterns
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart

3 Scrumptious Christmas Stockings
Three Scrumptious Christmas Stockings to Knit
Printed version $15.00
Online Download $12.00
Add to Cart


Chimney Top Christmas Stocking
The Chimney Top Christmas Stocking Knitting Pattern
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


Jingle Bells Christmas Stocking
Jingle Bells Christmas Stocking Knitting Pattern
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


Ginger Snap Christmas Stocking
Ginger Snap Christmas Stocking Knitting Pattern
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


The Silk Stocking Christmas Stocking
The Silk Stocking Christmas Stocking Knitting Pattern
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


1Bag Knit Three Ways
1Bag Three Ways Knitting Pattern for Grocery Market Bag
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


Biscuit Blanket & Springtime Dishcloth
Biscuit Blanket Knitting Pattern
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


Jammies Gift Bags for Canning Jars
Jammies Gift Bags for Jelly and Canning Jars Knitting Pattern
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


Three Farm Fresh Gift Bags
Three Farm Fresh Hand Knit Gift Bags Knitting Pattern
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


Buttercup Gift Bag & 2 Washcloths
Butter Cup Gift Set Pattern
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


Jinny's Vines: A Nap Blanket
Jinnys Vines A Nap Blanket Knitting Pattern
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


Vineyard Wrap
Vineyard Wrap Knitting Pattern
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


Buttons & Stripes Scarf
Buttons and Stripes Scarf Knitting Pattern
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


Baby Cable Switchback Hat
New Patterns!
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


Lavender Hat, Hat Band & Scarf
Lavender Hat and Scarf Knitting Pattern
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


Toastie: Sleek Scarf for Men
Toastie: A Sleek Scarf for Men Knitting Pattern
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


Gentle Waters & Girlfriend Scarves
Gentle Waters and Girlfriend Scarf Knitting Patterns
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


Emily Baby Sweater & Hat
Emily Baby Girl Sweater and Hat Knitting Pattern
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart


Merrill Teddy Bear Sweater & Scarf
Merrill Teddy Bear Sweater and Scarf Knitting Patterns
Printed version $6.00
Online Download $5.00
Add to Cart