Monthly Archives: September 2008

The Creep

I am happy to announce that I have halted the creep. The weight creep, that is. Last summer, when my hip started to really bother me, I slowed down. Came to a complete halt, actually. There was no bike riding, … Continue reading

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The Arts

Today: A discussion. Or rather, since this is my blog and you are a reader, a very one-sided discussion – more like a rant, if you will. Or a monologue. I was reading a blog post today that really got … Continue reading

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Buy handmade

I’ve been gradually shifting away from store-bought gifts and giving more handmade items — and this year I am going to try to go whole hog. No shopping for ready-made presents this year. I will make them myself, using items … Continue reading

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Borrowed camera

Since I am still sans memory card, I borrowed a camera to take a few update shots of my current knitting projects. First up, the mystery stole! This is one end, through Clue 2: And the baby jacket is close … Continue reading

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I have a vision

and it looks like a beautiful knitted doily, but done up shawl-size. It spirals out from the center, with a pretty 8-pointed edging, and the colors gradually shift from blues to greens as one moves from the center to the … Continue reading

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Fall is coming

This weekend I did a bit of purging from my closet; got rid of two bags of clothes that I never wear, moved my shorts to the top shelf, and brought down the long-sleeved shirts. I also played with a … Continue reading

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Yarrrr! Be thee warned!

Ye scurvy dogs – fer yer sake I hope ye remembered that today be National Talk Like a Pirate Day! Since I still can’t take me own photos, I be stealin’ them from the ‘web. (Pirate, duh) So, what be … Continue reading

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My little boy

Yesterday was my little boy’s 15th birthday. I know, I know: he’s not so little anymore — but I still think of him as such. Jordan was always my little guy, my buddy… And now he’s almost six feet tall … Continue reading

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Remote cooking

If you cook, it is likely that you take many of the steps for granted. I know that I do, but it was never more glaringly obvious than just now as I walked Kyle through getting a pot roast in … Continue reading

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A conspicuous lack of photos

This is a blog, and blogs are more enjoyable with photos, right? So where, you are asking, are my photos? Why several posts that contain text only? How can you see the progress I’m making on the Mystery Stole? Or … Continue reading

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