Month: July 2014

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What You Won’t Find on Google

You won’t find fabrics in the current Pantone colors. Why not? Wouldn’t it be convenient to be able to buy a length of Cognac wool or Sangria silk? You won’t find knitting patterns perfect for a bit of handspun, though […]

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Emotions

I’m been having a variety of emotions this weekend. Irritation over having to work on what should have been a free weekend, compassion for the client with the crisis, frustration when we had so much trouble solving his crisis, satisfaction […]

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Workday, Day Off

#2 son and #1 daughter headed out early yesterday morning and I got back to Wii Fit, which chided me, “It’s been 10 days since your last session.” That’s 10 days of traveling and hanging out with my family — […]

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Time Flies

…when you’re having fun. I have been having fun, from a visit to the Botanical Gardens to games of Koryo and Civilization with family to lunch out with my sons at Apple Blossom brewery. #2 son bought a car, #1 […]

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SWAP Planning: Storyboard 2

Version two of the SWAP includes the same basic work pieces, but uses the extra prints for dresses. The dress pattern is McCall’s 6032, which has several variations and the two-piece dress is McCall’s 6519. I also stuck the jacket […]

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Family Fun

I started the day yesterday by playing with a storyboard for the SWAP I’m planning, then picked up doughnuts, ice cream, and birthday cake and heaed up to #1 daughter’s place, where people had gathered for #2 daughter’s birthday celebration. […]

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The Scorecard

A mere 56.5 hours this week, and I intend to take the weekend (mostly) off with my family, so that’s a win. Granted, I was at a conference on Sunday and haven’t had Saturday yet, but still… Look at the […]

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Cross

I can’t believe it’s Thursday night. It’s been a mostly-turquoise week and I don’t have all the blogs written for tomorrow. That would be tomorrow morning at 8:00 that we’re talking about here. That’s when they should all post, and […]