Year: 2019

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Creoles

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A creole, of course, is a combination of an indigenous language and the language of an imperial power. In cooking, it usually means tomatoes, peppers, and rice. In jewelry, it apparently means hoops. Definitely the easiest earrings I have ever […]

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Giftmaking Materials

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I’m not sure whether this is more fortunate or more embarrassing, but it turns out that I have lots of Christmas gift projects for which I’ve bought the materials but not made the items. The Lucy hat, above, has been […]

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Fatigue

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It is only Tuesday and I am exhausted. I think this is largely because I started the day in the wee hours of the morning with my husband waking me up to say that the toilet didn’t work and I’d […]

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Epic and Zombie

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Here they are, the Epic and the Zombie projects. As I knitter, I must have a challenging Epic project filled with complexity and opportunities for error, and a Zombie project composed mostly of plain stockinette for when I’m tired or […]

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Post-Hike Sandwich

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I enjoyed a 5 mile hike today at Pea Ridge. I forgot my phone, so I have no pictures. No pictures of the thistles, Johnny-jump-ups, and Queen Anne’s Lace in the forest. No pictures of moss-covered rocks and stone steps, […]