Author Archives: wonkydonkey

About wonkydonkey

You want random? You got it. Mostly knitting and gardening, with some home improvements, pets, baking, family, and the occasional bad joke thrown in for good measure. This blog is mine; it is a place where I can insist upon proper grammar or break my own rules and degrade into slang on a whim. Either way, it's still mine. I love the Internet.


Maine Mitts, two pairs from a mystery ball.  Advertisements

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Putting this out there

I turn 45 in a couple weeks, and over the summer I decided to start running. I am not a runner.  Really, not a runner. My knees just aren’t up to it, and they let me know pretty quick that … Continue reading

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Camp knitting

On our drive to the hiking trail, I cast on a new sock. I stuffed it into my pack, and knit a few rounds on Saturday as well while we waited for the rain to let up. It’s going to … Continue reading

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26 years (and counting)

The Mr and I celebrated our anniversary this weekend by strapping on a couple of heavy backpacks and hitting the trails.  With all the forest fires in this part of the country, we headed the opposite direction: west out to … Continue reading

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Productively unproductive

A lazy weekend at the cabin turned out to have quite a bit of activity.  We went on a hike on Sunday (which nicely took the place of my scheduled run), among the ski runs. They look a little eerie … Continue reading

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Rest and relaxation

Not working on the house this weekend.  And yes, that’s wine in the little plastic cup. I’m fancy like that. 

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Surprising stripes

I’m on a strict yarn diet while we take care of some needed house repairs, but that’s ok because I maintain a healthy yarn, fiber, and fabric stash for just such emergencies. 🙂  And rather than dip into the most … Continue reading

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