Month: October 2016

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Chaos

We had some chaos this morning at church. We were going to pack up disaster supply kits — and indeed we did it. But the organizers had the clever idea to make a scavenger hunt for the kids to find […]

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Gloom?

I had a pleasant day. I woke early and worked on knitting Christmas gifts. Then I worked on the Little Boy’s quilt and after a bit #1 son brought his wife and kids over for lunch. The Little Girl was […]

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Sugar Revisited

Yes, that’s my wastebasket, with evidence of my sweet tooth. We all know that sugar is bad for us, and there is mounting evidence that it has addictive qualities. I think that the fact that I continue to eat sweets […]

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Memory

I’ve been reading Abominable Science! by Daniel Loxton and Donald R. Prothero. It’s a serious work on cryptozoology, with reluctant debunking of cryptids like Bigfoot and the Loch Ness monster. I was okay with Bigfoot and the Yeti (though fascinated […]

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Delish Cardigan Takes Shape

The shape is classic and the texture is appealing. The reverse stockinette cuff provides a simple but interesting finish. The fit is neat, without bulk under the arms. I have picked up the stitches for the collar and front band, […]

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Delish Sleeves

The sleeves of the Delish Cardigan are finished, and I’ll be sewing the garment up this evening. Then it’s just the collar to do and the sweater will be complete.

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Joanne’s

I went to Joanne’s this morning to get fabric to make a vampire cape for the Little Girl. The entire fabric section looked as though it had been tossed by an angry mob. Possibly frantic people making Hallowe’en costumes. Or […]

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TV, Lunch, and Elections

I watch some shows on Netflix that feature female friends who go to lunch and dish. This one has become a lesbian, that one is pregnant, the other is involved in a threesome, the fourth has gotten involved with the […]

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Office Week

I used Kids Room Week to clean up the sewing room (however little) and I plan to use Guest Room Week to clean up my office. Tidying of the office is seriously needed. I also just learned that #2 son […]