Month: October 2005

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Monday October 31, 2005

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Well, this may be the shortest knitalong on record. I have completed my Fuzzy Feet, without having much interaction with my fellow footalongers or even seeing their pictures. I may have to make another pair. Here is the unfelted first […]

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Sunday October 30, 2005

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While I did not get very far with yesterday’s to-do list (we had unexpected guests, I had to clean up before the Schwan’s man arrived, there was this whole taffeta ruffle thing…), I did make a little progress with the […]

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Thursday October 27, 2005

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Chanthaboune suggests that economics is not interesting, but I happen to know that she enjoyed reading Candyfreak, a book with a lot of economics in it. Of course, there was a lot of candy in it, too, and that might […]

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Wednesday October 26, 2005

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We are getting toys in at work. It is always fun to unpack and arrange toys, and it is especially fun to see new ones. We have carpet skates this year, and Blast Pads, and very very cute baby toys. […]

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Tuesday October 25, 2005

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La Bella and I went to a choral concert last night. It was excellent. Several different choirs, a good variety of music, including several pieces that La Bella and I have sung together, so we got a bit of nostalgia […]

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Monday October 24, 2005

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You may remember Brooklyn. This is the denim track jacket I made for my 16-year-old. In spite of his maddening behavior during the actual knitting of the jacket, he likes it and has been wearing it when it dips below […]

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Sunday October 23, 2005

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It’s easy to make fun of Martha Stewart. At the craft fair, there was a piece of calligraphy with Martha’s supposed Christmas To-Do List. My favorite item was “Roll sheep in egg white and sanding sugar to give a shimmer […]

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Saturday October 22, 2005

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If you are doing the HGP, then this week you are thoroughly cleaning the kitchen. A somewhat dismal thought, but while I was scrubbing the stove I thought about another burning question that has been popping up a lot lately: […]