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Blocking is when you bet on all the numbers you think might come. For example yesterday I thought 2 was going to come in the morning and 3 in the evening. 11 more words

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Shawl Progress

Since my post about the Rock Island Shawl, I have completed 10 repeats of the edging, only 61 more to go!

It’s odd to do lace and not be able see the true pattern until it’s completed and blocked. 114 more words


Pattern: Blackbird shawl

Just in time for it to stop being shawl and sweater season, I finally finished the knit shawl I have been working on since January. It’s only my second/third (second to start, third to finish) serious knitting project ever, so there were some hitches along the way, but I am all kinds of happy with the result. 2,219 more words


Making Time

In today’s fast-paced society, there seem to be limitless demands on our limited time, energy, and attention. With the continual emergence of new and better technology, along with the “there’s an app for that” mentality, there is so much more we are expected to do or know simply because we have the ability to do things quickly and simultaneously. 506 more words


Before and after. . .

As promised here is a photograph of a couple of Daisy squares showing how my ‘first time’ blocking exercise turned out.  The one on the left is the one I… 133 more words


In Defense of the Simple Majority:

Why Consensus Decision Making is Delusional Claptrap
By CD Madson

 “There will always be individuals eager and willing to engage in conflict to get their way, and this fact alone constitutes a universally fatal coup de grâce against the consensus model.” – CD Madson… 1,210 more words
Robert's Rules Of Order