Monthly Archives: September 2006

Bittersweet Celebration

Five years, almost to the day, and I just graduated with a college degree. I was one of those who started a family right out of high school (got pregnant just one month after graduation, actually – and accidentally) so … Continue reading

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Fuji Apples

On my way into work this morning I bought an apple from one of the stands at the Pike Place Market. The enormous Fuji apples really caught my eye; they were beautiful! And I just finished eating it (with a … Continue reading

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Knitting alpaca

Today I started a new knitting project. Sometime last year a local yarn store went out of business, and I took advantage of their misfortune by buying tons of yarn at discount prices. Good yarn, wool and alpaca and silk…  … Continue reading

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Birthday Keepsake Hat

A coworker of mine gave me a knitting calendar last year. It’s one of those page-a-day things, with a different pattern or project on each day’s page. Not that any of these are one-day projects, but that’s ok because a … Continue reading

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Mr. Clean Magic Eraser

I don’t endorse many products, mainly because I feel we have become embroiled in a disposable mindframe and this is just plain dangerous. HOWEVER, there are, on occasion, products that I have found to be truly helpful and an improvement … Continue reading

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You know…

What do you call a donkey with three legs?

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MSG = BAD

Ugh. Have you done any research on MSG? It’s pretty scary. Even scarier is that it is in many, many processed foods and it doesn’t always have to be listed as an ingredient. “Battling the MSG Myth” has some very … Continue reading

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In the beginning…

I love that intro. It has potential, suspense, momentum. Quite unlike my life, most days. You ought to know that I am prone to philosophical ponderings and spend inordinate amounts of time flexing my slightly-above-average vocabulary as I explore the … Continue reading

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