Monthly Archives: March 2013

Wakey wakey!

Today I woke up the veggie garden – removed the heavy straw winter mulch, hoed up the soil a bit, and added some worm compost. The garlic and onions look great; with spring arriving early I think I’ll plant peas, … Continue reading

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Spring fever

The forecast is looking pretty good – depending on what source you look at, we’ll be in the mid-to-high 60s with a chance of hitting 70 over the next four days. I’ll take it. Of course, the return of warmth … Continue reading

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Cautiously optimistic

Spring around here is always a bit of a tease. March is a big unknown – quite often, it’s truly nasty with plenty of bone-chilling wind, rain, sleet, and the occasional snowfall, but interspersed are gorgeously clear days when you … Continue reading

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Straightened out

As part of my training for the 3-Day, I want to make sure I am in tip-top condition (as tip-top as I am capable of being, at any rate). Since I do have knee and hip issues, and since they … Continue reading

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Time capsule

The Girl has decided she wants to change rooms, to move into what was the boys’ room. It’s larger, and has better light (TWO windows!). The room needs to be repainted – it’s been sixteen years with two boys living … Continue reading

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Almost a square

I’m now in the last of the four balls of yarn for the baby blanket. It’s such a cute little thing; the yarn is soft and I love the texture of the garter mixed with stockinette squares. One more repeat … Continue reading

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Goodie bag

Look what I got today! It’s a goodie bag from the annual Seattle To Portland Yarn Train event, which happens next month and is organized by the Snohomish Knitters Guild. A bunch of knitters from the greater Seattle area take … Continue reading

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I got my chair! And the napkin pillow cover turned out great. We now have one decorated / coordinated corner! Today I also set the first skein from my Sonata spinning wheel; it’s 4 oz of merino in Black Raspberry … Continue reading

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Yeah – I put a hold on that chair. Last night we discussed whether to get rid of an ugly chair or ugly love seat first, and we decided a love seat would go. We have two love seats, a … Continue reading

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Sitting and knitting

I don’t have much time to do that right now, but that doesn’t take away the desire – and it’s evident by my recent activities. Yesterday I popped into my LYS (“So Much Yarn“) and took advantage of their anniversary … Continue reading

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