Monthly Archives: July 2008

July Socks

This is my second take on these socks (if you remember, they turned out too small for the Girl the first time I knit them) and it’s rather slow-going… Maybe I lost some enthusiasm during the ripping-out process. Actually, it’s … Continue reading

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The Girls

Don’t they look like pre-teen Charlie’s Angels? The resemblance is pretty strong.. Or the Three Stooges, perhaps?

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Sweet Tea

Nothing says summer like a glass of iced sweet tea! Many folks I know drink their tea unsweetened, or with some artificial sweetener — but I prefer sugar. Maybe it’s just in my blood, from being born in the south… … Continue reading

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On having a daughter

Yesterday I took my daughter off to camp, where she’ll spend the next 13 days riding horses, making crafts, swimming, and generally having a great time. She will come home for exactly two days and then go off again for … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sepulchre

Today I added a new category for Book Reviews. I am an avid reader, and devour books of all sorts on a regular basis – if I’m not knitting, I’m reading (and vice versa). Sometimes the bus is just too … Continue reading

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New look to the ‘blog, and washcloths

What do you think? It’s been such lovely weather the past couple of weeks that I thought I should change my blog template to something more outdoorsy, less ‘city.’ On the knitting front, I finally acknowledged that my shawls are … Continue reading

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Acupuncture rocks!

I know, it’s been what – three days? Four? – since I talked about knitting. Trust me, I have been knitting; it’s just that the shawls progress so slowly that it’s not worth blogging about my progress. Today’s post would … Continue reading

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Put your left hip in, put your left hip out…

I wish I was doing the Hokey Pokey.  Instead, today I’m limping… My left hip has begun to hurt, in exactly the same way my right hip was hurting about a month ago, before the doctor injected cortisone and whatnot … Continue reading

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Ways to reduce plastic consumption

File this under my personal crusade to reduce our consumption of plastic, and thereby lessen our impact on the environment. I know I’ve talked about this before, but I do feel it is important enough to mention again. The following … Continue reading

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Knit Washcloths

While surfing for ways to use my cotton yarn stash I came across this site, which has tons of great patterns! There’s something for everyone. I love cotton washcloths and have several – but mine are rather simple and I’d … Continue reading

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