Month: September 2008

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Whining

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This is the road between me and town. I really like it. It looks a bit scruffy right now. It’s sort of between summer and fall. In high summer it’s an amazing canopy of green for us to drive through. […]

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Lace

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Lace is taking place. We all know that you can’t tell anything at all about lace while it’s on the needles, but I think this will be a nice tailored sort of lace pretty soon here. I’m going to end […]

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Superpowers

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I started on a new knitting project, a Christmas present scarf. I have Crazy Aunt Purl’s speical filter enabled. It doesn’t allow recipients to see their own gifts. You can therefore be sure that, if you can see it, it’s […]

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My New Life

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Wednesday I had a meeting with The Computer Guy and clients, plied the Dark Art on behalf of a few clients, headed out for rehearsals, and then came home to grade papers. Yesterday I taught my class, had a client […]

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The Biker Festival

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It’s the weekend of the biker festival in our town. We have about 70,000 inhabitants, counting the students, and this weekend we will have 300,000 bikers visiting us. We will be severely outnumbered. As a town, we’re ambivalent about this […]

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Worldview

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Yesterday I was reading a client’s forthcoming book in pdf. It is about gratitude and abundance and expecting miracles and stuff like that, and really quite a lovely book. Then in class last night we were talking about living in confident […]

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Big Projects

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Two very large projects reached completion yesterday. First, here’s Erin, unblocked and with just one button. This is Erin, by Alice Starmore, from The Celtic Collection. More or less. I changed from a drop-sleeve to a modified set-in sleeve, simplified […]