About Lorette

My name is Lorette. I learned to knit in 1999, and took up spinning in 2009. I'm a physician specializing in internal medicine, and live in the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy my blog!

Eleventy Billion And One

Conversation in my kitchen this morning: John: “Are you on your way to your Iconoclast infusion?” Me: “It's Reclast*, not Iconoclast, but yes.” (He also calls Tessalon cough pills “Teflon pills”.) John: “Were you intending to wear your slippers?” Me: … Continue reading


We may have taken that “magic of tidying up” a little too far. The furniture all got sent to storage yesterday. The cats and Lewey went to Bark Central this morning. And the rugs go today. The guy is here … Continue reading


About a year and a half ago, I started my part time work journey. A couple years ago, I transitioned from doing hospitalist work to being “just” in the clinic. That meant more work days (since those hospital days were … Continue reading

Douglas Fir

Or, A Hap* For Lorette Project Details: Pattern: A Hap For Harriet, by Kate Davies Yarn: Elemental Effects Shetland Rustic Lace, 1100 yards Needles: 2.75 mm Started: 4/11/15 Finished: 12/7/16 For: Me Modifications: none, except for miscalculating the amount of … Continue reading

Happy New Year!

We had a relaxing evening last night at home. We had Dungeness crab, steamed artichokes, and a salad, along with enough champagne that neither of us made it awake to midnight. Oh well. We woke up when the neighborhood fireworks … Continue reading