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Archive for August, 2014

List Week

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

The HGP starts today, with Front Porch Cleaning and List Week. The Lists: Gifts Christmas card list Parties/Entertaining Menus for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, other parties Goodies for Sharing/Gifts Favorite Meals for freezing Long-term shopping list I went to church, helped with the kids’ music, sang in the choir, worked for a few hours, and […]

Saturday Scrubbing

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

I cleaned house this morning, and it has been an embarrasingly long time since I did so. I have an hour scheduled every Saturday morning for cleaning, but lately I have been in meetings or working at a computer instead of scrubbing. I scrubbed the kitchen floor on my hands and knees. This is not […]

Censored Prayer?

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

I’ve had a church-filled weekend. On Friday evening there was the Elders’ Retreat, and more of that all day Saturday. Sunday I had children’s music, choir, and then the installation of a friend who has just been called to her first church. Altogether, about 20 hours of church-related stuff. It was certainly social. I saw […]

Horseshoe Cap

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Here’s the Horseshoe Cap in handspun angora and silk. I’m blocking it on a pan lid. I could dampen it and block it more firmly on a larger circle, but I like the soft cloudiness of it; if it were much more lacy, it wouldn’t do for a hat. Here it is — or was, […]

Summer’s End

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

It has been a hectic week. Last Sunday I had three meetings at church. I took myself to lunch in a break between two of them, and came back to sit on a bench with this peaceful view. I got my week’s meetings and deadlines organized and was feeling fairly sanguine. I told myself that […]

Home

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

I took some time yesterday to knit and enjoy a rainy afternoon. My horseshoe lace hat is coming along nicely. In the morning, I got some work done and then went for bagels and talk with Janalisa. We had a lot to catch up on. While I waited for her to arrive, I rocked on […]

A Wealth of Projects

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

I’ve started making the Horseshoe Hat with the handspun silk/angora yarn I bought at the farmers market a couple of weeks ago. This is a working weekend, but I have coffee with Janalisa planned, plus some housework, and maybe I’ll fit in a walk. I have a bunch of projects, including things I’m in the […]

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