Month: July 2004

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Saturday July 31, 2004

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We have reached the very busy time at work. So far it is still fun. It is, however, very busy, from the moment we open the door to quite a while after we should have closed. We are racing around […]

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Friday July 30, 2004

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#2 daughter and Extra Boy and I were at the farmers market, which is heavily populated with dogs, and found ourselves playing the popular game, “What kind of dog are you?” Extra Boy? Well, I don’t want to use people’s […]

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Thursday July 29, 2004

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As I was websurfing, after having done my daily post, I happened upon this site: http://www.kwicz.com/crafts.html , which has the heading “Good Use of Spare Time.” The good use in question appears to be making things. I agree with that. […]

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Thursday July 29, 2004

Mencken is not my idea of a theologian. Marva Dawn is my idea of a theologian. But Mencken is always amusing, provocative, and interesting to read. In this book, he suggests that religion began when, having developed a higher cortex, early humans made themselves […]

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My Daughters’ Cakes

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Since I am not supposed to eat any saturated fat or simple carbohydrates, “dessert” at my house should of course be a synonym for “nice piece of fruit.” However, we have, this summer, been enjoying the occasional small serving of […]

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Tuesday July 27, 2004

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Did I say I would have the sleeves finished by Monday? Not so! They are long enough — too long, perhaps — but the decreases are not nearly complete. I am going to end up with excessively long sleeves, here. […]

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Monday July 26, 2004

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I’ve already said that I am not a yarn snob, and I stand by that. I knitted acrylic stuff for my kids (they grow out of it fast enough that it doesn’t look horrible before they do) and I am […]

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Saturday July 24, 2004

 We went to the farmers market this morning and bought quantities of peaches. The market is a very nice place, on the downtown square of our nice little town. Local farmers, potters, cheesemakers, bakers, and even knitters congregate there, and […]