Welcome to Wool’s Happenin’, the online journal of my adventures in cat rescue, rug hooking, cooking, and updating our home, which was built in 1991. My name is Jill Carnell, and I’m coming to you live from Mooresville, Indiana. I left my career as a lawyer in December 2009 to focus on my business, and in May 2010, I opened a yarn, rug hooking, and basket weaving shop in my hometown of Greenwood, Indiana. In October 2012, I was offered a great opportunity to go back into practice full time and couldn’t pass it up. I’ve since sold my interest in the shop to my business partner, so now all of my projects are purely for enjoyment!
I am lucky to have a great partner, my husband Mark. He’s my biggest fan, the voice of reason, and a patient webmaster. I call him Boo Boo because he’s my loyal friend, like the best bear sidekick of all time. He’s glad we’ve moved to the country because he now has a bigger garage to work on cars. His current project’s a 1989 Mustang 5.0. It’s a convertible, and we love to go for drives when the weather’s nice.
I am also lucky to have a step-son, lovingly referred to as Pman and formerly the Bitty Boo. (He’s not so bitty anymore.) He is a constant source of entertainment, and there is always something to learn in the realm of parenthood. He’s in ninth grade and loves everything outdoors, has recently gone on his first date, and is enrolled in driver’s ed.
In addition, we share our lives with lots of cats. I never expected to care for so many, but if I’ve learned anything about cats, it’s that it’s a slippery slope. Boo lovingly refers to our home as Jill’s No-Kill Cat Shelter, which is a fairly accurate description because all of our guys were hobos when we first met them. We support the Morgan County Humane Society’s Community Cat Program as well as the FACE Low Cost Animal Clinic in Indianapolis and their Community Cat Program, IndyFeral.
I appreciate you taking time to stop by Wool’s Happenin’, and I’m looking forward to learning and sharing together.
P.S. Content and opinions posted on this blog are my own and in no way reflect on my employer.