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It ain't over yet!

Back in the ‘80s on two different occasions I organized trips for men to volunteer their time and skills toward building a church on an island off the coast of Maine.  206 more words

The ONE THING For Today

Y is for...

Y is for Yarn (no surprises here)

Yup.  I love the stuff, and I’m going to briefly hit on the highlights of my stash.

I’m currently knitting with Premier Yarns Serenity Sockweight Solids, and Regia 4-ply for the TARDIS socks.  245 more words


K is for...

K is for Knitting (no surprise here)

This one is more or less a catch up post WIPs and Queue.

Current Projects

I’m almost halfway through the knit on, beaded border for the Belle Greene shawl.  540 more words


Island Fellow Intensive

There are a few things every fellow learns. Our orientation into this program was filled with trainings on a variety of tools and lessons that have proved useful, especially coming from former and second-year fellows. 686 more words


And suddenly there I was...

…on island number three. Over four weeks after boarding the M/V Henry Lee in Bass Harbor, Maine on a gloomy, sinus-headache-pounding Sunday afternoon and crossing the 6 miles of dark green water to an iced-over harbor, I was last in line for the 6:45 am ferry “off the rock”–as they say–and most of the ice had moved out with the tide. 1,240 more words


Another Pair of Alida Mitts

I re-knit the Alida Mitts for the trunk show at Black Sheep (coming in just a few weeks during the Rose City Yarn Crawl). One thing that I just really love about mitts is that they knit quickly and take a small amount of yarn. 83 more words

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