Monthly Archives: July 2011

Strawberries

About a month ago we noticed that some varmint had chewed through the nylon netting we had stretched over the PVC pipe frame we built to cover our ever-bearing strawberries. Simultaneously we noticed that we were no longer able to … Continue reading

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Once upon a time …

… I knit a sleeve, and friend (still cannot believe I get to call her that — thank you, Fates, for the tossing of our lives together — with a designer in the middle even) Bookish Wendy knit another. And … Continue reading

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Hamantaschen

Also known as Haman’s Pockets. Doesn’t that totally sound like something you might exclaim in surprise? Like “Odd’s bodkin!” or “Jumpin’ Jehoshaphat!” I plan to interject “Haman’s pockets!” in response to a pleasantly shocking situation some time soon. Just to … Continue reading

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When you know you will hate yourself in the morning …

… you should probably just put down the knitting and walk away. Last night I did not and this morning I was filled with regret. After a long day of sorting slippery children’s books and the hundreds of card sets … Continue reading

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Tuesday: Random

1. I have got nothing cohesive and little coherent to say. 2. It has been very dry here. So dry, yesterday’s welcome passing thunderstorms were not enough to stave off our front yard occupant’s drought stress. Sunday, when my neighbor … Continue reading

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Mittens, mittens. Smitten with mittens.

Why, yes. I have been knitting mittens. Begun on the 29th of June, completed on the 9th of July, these mittens took nearly no time at all. They were quick, fun and easy, and I am fond of William. Who … Continue reading

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Poppies… Poppies.

Apologies for the break in the action here. Or should I say, the reportage of the action? Because nothing has changed other than the timing of the activities. We are still busy folk. In all honesty, I am discouraged with … Continue reading

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