Last week, I went shopping at Purl Soho and at a few thrift stores in the Bronx. Here are two of the things I found.

- A picture book called "There Was A Hill" by Lark Carrier. The pictures are dreamy and beautiful, and I love its simple plot. Here's the beginning:

- A very large crochet hook. It's glittery and huge, and I want to make something huge with it. I don't what that will be just yet.