Month: January 2018

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KLL Month 1

I completed the fronts of Ketch with their lace inserts just in time for the Month 1 Knitter's Life List deadline. The lace is from a Japanese knitting stitch collection. Most of the stitches in there are combinations of cables, […]

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Busing

I suddenly remembered the school I attended in second grade: Lugonia School. I was knitting and binge-watching Monk, and there was a truck driving through the mountains. I remembered riding the bus from San Bernardino, where I lived, to Lugonia […]

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Real Phobias

#2 daughter got back into town, picked up her dog, and went home. In between her arrival and departure, we had her brother and sister and niece in for brunch, watched Monk, and talked about her week in Charleston. The […]

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Blood Blister

I pinched my finger in the closet door and I now have a gruesome looking blood blister. It's black and gray, not colors I normally see in my skin. It hurts quite a bit. I did this while walking around […]

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Sacred Habits

I'm reading You Are What You Love in Sunday School. The author suggests that we are less influenced by our beliefs and conscious decisions about our religious life than by the habits we develop from the "liturgies" — the ritualistic […]