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Making Old New Again

In my first year of knitting, way back in 2003-2004, I was intrepid.  I wanted to learn all I could about yarn and stitches… I had a very patient knitting group, all of them much more experienced than I was.  They [...]

Long Time Coming: Eyja Pullover

The summer was pretty quiet on the knitting front.  One hat and two shawlettes over 4 months time.  It’s not terrible, but for me, it’s less than normal.  However, I had a great summer of travel, hiking, reading, gardening, cooking… [...]

Socktoberfest Season

Autumnal equinox doesn’t always signify the instant shift in season (the equinox day was 96 degrees here in Maryland!) but it does bring to mind the changes ahead… and the possibilities of the future: : Crisp temperatures : :: Nature’s [...]

On Embracing Connectivity

If you had told me 6 months ago that I would be one of those people, I would have denied it. I made a big technological leap at the end of July… from a “pay as you go” phone (read: [...]

Domestic Snapshots

Big changes going on around the domestic environs – we’re prepping the house for a series of home renovation projects.  The first one is replacing the floors on our main and second floors.  We have an old and damaged carpet [...]