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Hubby and I had a lovely long weekend away. I did get a few hours of knitting time in, but the sweater really doesn’t look appreciably different so there’s not much point in another photo. 243 more words

Life And The World

Back to School

Well, teachers in my district are officially back to work. The kids will follow at the end of the month. Unfortunately, that means a serious blow to my energy levels and knitting time! 77 more words


Value of a click (slactivism, clicktivism, online activism...)

I know that some people think that one Tweet, one ‘Like’, one click of a button on an online petition may not amount to much, but… 464 more words

News And Social Issues


Hubby and I are back from a week in Montreal, and very grateful to my little sis for again house- and pet-sitting! Ready for a few highlights? 198 more words

Life And The World

I DO Believe in Spring, I do, I do!


GREEN. The hyacinths have made an appearance, although worryingly the crocus have not. There are daffodil shoots poking their heads out of the leaves too! 124 more words


March is the Cruelest Month

Yesterday it was in the upper-40s here, and rained heavily. By evening most of the snow on the ground had melted off, and I noticed that my hyacinths were peeping up through the mulch out back! 223 more words