Laura Ricketts Designs

"She seeks wool and flax, and works with willing hands..."

Laura Ricketts Designs is a personal and business website for Laura Ricketts, hand-knitwear designer, author, teacher, crafter, mother and wife.

A better way?

My husband and I were putzing around on the computer, looking for estimated times for the driving trip to Minnesota.

Now, I have been accused of being adventurous, but I didn't know my laptop would learn and exhibit this behavior. Why else would it suggest this as the first option for our drive?

 Let's drive across Lake Michigan!

Let's drive across Lake Michigan!

It's certainly not quicker.

The last person I knew who opted for this route was bicycling from Oregon to Maine. I think I'll opt for the shorter route. And, you know, get there.