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Bathroom Upgrade

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Some people think of a bathroom upgrade as new wallpaper, fixtures, paint, and flooring. I think a new set of really good thick towels counts. Also a new Eileen West nightgown and a wonderful Turkish toweling bathrobe. I consider these […]

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How’s June?

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Not busting out all over. It’s beautiful here and filled with flowers. But we are still facing the pandemic, protesting against racism in America while seeing lots of saddening evidence that it still exists, discovering that we can be even […]

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Hello, Summer

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The month of June has been, for me, a time to get back to healthy habits and restorative routines. I have done fairly well on this, though I must still work on it. Probably forever. But June has brought a […]

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Fashion on the Ration

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Here’s my homemade facemask, providing a bright spot of color when I went out yesterday. I’m reading Fashion on the Ration, a book about clothing in Britain during WWII. I’ve only read the first chapter, and so far I’m mostly […]

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The Pain Is Back

I thought I had that pain under control, but I don’t anymore. Why not? Hmmm. I’m not eating right. A new study says that eating sweet and salty snacks makes people feel “normal” and “happy” during the pandemic. I agree. […]

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Sewing Day

My Spring Collection turned out well, but I do have some fabrics left. Specifically, I have three colors of twill intended for skirts. I rarely wear skirts, and especially during the pandemic when I’m streaming church and staying home, I […]

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I-Cord Bind-Off

The Cloverleaf Top uses an I-Cord Bind-Off. I have encountered I-Cord before, but have not been successful with it. The “I” stands for “idiot,” so it is a little embarrassing that I couldn’t do it on that previous project, but […]

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Cloverleaf, Two Skeins

This is two skeins of KnitPicks’s CotLin, color way Surf, working up into the Cloverleaf Top from KnitPicks’s book Renew. I love the feel of this yarn. I used it to make the Ravinia top last spring. I went to […]

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Family Time

#2 son and his GF came through our state yesterday. #1 son and his wife and daughter joined us for dinner. It was great to see everyone. #1 granddaughter brought craft supplies and we made pillows. Otherwise, we had dinner […]