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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.


I had a booth at a street fair this weekend, and the person beside me made the most amazing pottery – I just had to get this Anatomy Bowl. It works great! (Website plug: Advertisements

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Abundant Earth Fiber

I learned about Abundant Earth Fiber earlier this year, when they had their entire inventory stolen in between fiber festivals. What struck me was the attitude of the company who, rather than expressing the anger they surely must have felt, … Continue reading

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Finally with Socks #4

With my tendonitis somewhat under control, I’ve been doing a bit more knitting. Today I finished off my fourth pair of socks this year, made with Canon Hand Dyes in color way Heat Miser / Freeze Miser. I used just … Continue reading

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What’s another hobby?

I swore I wouldn’t pick up yet another hobby, but I succumbed to the weaving siren and got a 15in Cricket rigid heddle loom. Mostly I think I will weave scarves and wraps, maybe some towels and washcloths. As I … Continue reading

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Sort of contrary

How does your garden grow? Mine is hit or miss, with some plants thriving and others… Not so much. There’s a bumper crop of potatoes coming in, and three of the five asparagus plants I set this year came up … Continue reading

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Oh look: kale again!

I suppose I could find another way to cook with kale, but this is all I’ve got for now. Eggs are from a local friend with very spoiled chickens, fruit and onion are from my #ImperfectProduce box, kale from my … Continue reading

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Greened up morning

My son and his family have been staying with us, and there’s been a lot of vegetarian cooking going on in this carnivorous house. I’ve watched him make all sorts of things with tofu, mushrooms, and kale. It’s been interesting. … Continue reading

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