Month: December 2004

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Friday December 31, 2004

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We had a call from a niece who was phoning around the country trying to find someone who had heard from the family in Thailand. We haven’t heard, but are cheering ourselves with the knowledge that, first, they live in […]

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Thursday December 30, 2004

2

The Poster Queen and I were feeling apologetic about the low sales figures so far this week, until the Empress laughingly reminded me that they were five times higher than the same week last year. Nonetheless, it is slow enough […]

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Wednesday December 29, 2004

Granted that I am not entirely happy with the results of my current color work, I do enjoy the process. I know that many people do not. And, hey, knitting is just for fun. You don’t have to do anything […]

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Tuesday December 28, 2004

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#2 daughter felt that our other dog ought to get his picture posted, even if he can’t wear glasses. In fact, this is our very stupid, though lovable, dog. He went to dog school and enjoyed it, and in six weeks […]

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Tuesday December 28, 2004

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Third time may be the charm for the variegated yarn. Having cast on and unravelled twice with traditional multi-yarn Fair Isle, I decided to try a single Alice Starmore chart with just two colors. Here I am, not yet through the […]

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Sunday December 26, 2004

3

Yarn, Ho! Here is the Peruvian Highland wool I got for Christmas. I have 14 colors, and am doing a pattern which calls for 14 colors, so now I simply need to match them up. Is Jacaranda equivalent to Blue Mist? […]

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Saturday December 25, 2004

3

Have a wonderful Christmas! Here is the one song you can’t skip today, however many you sing: “Joy to the World” http://washingtonmo.com/christmas/lyric/1034.htm The tune may or may not be by Handel. It may be by Lowell Mason. The words are by […]

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Thursday December 23, 2004

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For a number of years, I have written the same goal for Christmas in my organizer every year: a peaceful, joyful, spirit-filled holiday with my family. But not everyone shares this vision. And here I am shamelessly promoting a joyful, […]