Month: March 2006

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Friday March 31, 2006

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More driving, The same 250 miles up and then my husband wants to drive right back. I hope to change his mind on this and come back tomorrow, but we shall see. We are going to #2 daughter’s senior recital, […]

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Thursday March 30, 2006

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Calendars have been coming up a lot in my conversations lately. I started it by talking about the Franklin Covey store. This is a store that sells planning calendars, the kind you carry with you. I have been using these […]

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Wednesday March 29, 2006

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This book contains patterns for pretty fitted sweaters with a lot of texture and interesting detail. There are pullovers, cardigans, and a twinset, with cables, lace, texture stitches, and lots of special things going on with collars and cuffs and hems. […]

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Tuesday March 28, 2006

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Ah, yes, the Jasmine sweater. Here it is — a fetching raglan from Elsebeth Lavold’s Summer Breeze Collection. I got the book and the yarn before spring break, and was prepared to make one for me in the color Silken Damask […]

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Monday March 27, 2006

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Sunday was a matter of driving 250 miles with a single, 10-minute break. Therefore, I do not include it in Spring Break. We will be doing it again this coming weekend. Today, everyone goes back to school and work, and I […]

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Sunday March 26, 2006

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Saturday was a day for urban pleasures. #2 son had us start out at his favorite bakery, which is at Crown Center, across from Union Station. I love Union Station, and I also love The Link, pictured here. It is […]

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Saturday March 25, 2006

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The first stop on our roadtrip was the George Washington Carver National Monument. We had eaten a hearty breakfast and then been in the car for a couple of hours, so we were ready to hike the Carver Trail. This trail takes […]

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Friday March 24, 2006

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The snow day was very pleasant and relaxing,and I got a good bit of knitting done The back of the Damask Jasmine is done, but for the ribbing, and I did a few rows on Erin. #2 daughter picked up […]

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Thursday March 23, 2006

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Here is where the mid-point of my spring break took place: the library. I was doing my volunteer lookups. There is an organization called RAOGK (Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness) which hooks people up with folks who live in the […]