Month: November 2005

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Wednesday November 30, 2005

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The customers at the store are still cheerful. They enjoy playing the games and trying out the toys, they tell me stories about the nephews and grandchildren they are shopping for, they blithely discuss the relative merits of Blastpads and Mikado. […]

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Monday November 28, 2005

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Here are the Guardian’s Top 20 geek novels. I am not of the geeky persuasion, but I have read the boldfaced ones. 1. The HitchHiker’s Guide to the Galaxy — Douglas Adams 85% (102) 2. Nineteen Eighty-Four — George Orwell […]

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Monday November 28, 2005

5

I followed through with my plans for a stationary day yesterday, and got the seventh bawk all the way to the point at which its nice little turtleneck is supposed to begin — where I ran out of yarn. Yes, […]

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Sunday November 27, 2005

3

If you roam the knitting blogs, you will find that many of them seem to be on a deadline. They neglect their husbands, they say, they give up cooking and housework, they endanger their jobs and their friendships by knitting […]

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Saturday November 26, 2005

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Novelist Danielle Steele, according to the Wall Street Journal, prefers not to be identified with the term “chicklit.” She feels that it is too limiting. Since I feel quite sure that Danielle Steele does not read this blog, I will […]

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Saturday November 26, 2005

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We’ve had a lovely Thanksgiving, followed by the Day of Eating Leftovers, so today is back to oatmeal and fresh vegetables. (Not that Thanksgiving didn’t involve fresh vegetables — it’s just that there was a lot of butter, cream, and […]

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Friday November 25, 2005

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We had a very nice Thanksgiving. The dinnner was lovely, the visit with my parents was great fun. #2 daughter was here for a couple of days and we enjoyed her visit. We played Encore and Word Thief, cooked things, […]

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Thursday November 24, 2005

3

Happy Thanksgiving Don’t you wish this nice old lady was coming to your house with her platter? She probably won’t make it, being as she is fictional and all. Even so, have a wonderful Thnaksgiving.

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Wednesday November 23, 2005

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The great exciting news here is that #2 daughter is home. I continue to cough and sniffle and sneeze, but it doesn’t matter, because nearly all my family is at home. There is no greater happiness, unless you can have […]