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Something New Every Day

Part of what I love about knitting is the opportunity to learn something new — whether it be a new stitch, discovering the magic of blocking, … 304 more words

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New Normal for Now

I’m happy to report that Mom’s been home for a few weeks and has regained her pre-pneumonia strength and balance. It helped that she was quite fit before she was hospitalized and that we walked with her around the hospital floor several times a day whether she wanted to or not. 311 more words

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Mitts and New Knits

When I bought a few skeins of Koigu KPPPM at Flock in late July, I felt justified in straying from my “no new yarn” resolution guiding principle. 328 more words

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Vote One, Knit Two

A couple of years ago, I became a local election volunteer — not for a particular candidate (although I still do that) but for our city. 226 more words

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Summer Savor

Although our children are technically no longer school-age, the calendar still “resets” on Labor Day. Kevin and Michael are back at college, having finished their first week of classes and after journeying 300 and 1,500 miles respectively. 91 more words

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Wrapped in Love

A couple of weeks ago, a package arrived from my dear friend Barbara. Inside was a beautiful just-about-finished Woven Sky Throw¬†and a lovely note asking for my help in completing the finishing touches, like weaving in ends — which proved to be a great activity (i.e. 172 more words

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Baby Blues

I thoroughly enjoyed making a Baby Vertebrae sweater for a friend’s Baby-to-Be. The name is a bit puzzling. My brother asked, “what’s up with that baby spine sweater?” 102 more words

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