Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mittens impossible? I don’t think so.

Last year at around this time I promised myself I would try to knit a pair of mittens a month for a year. I have made other promises here. For example, something about cookies, if I recall correctly, although I … Continue reading

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Bakestone cakes

These cookies (from Wales) are more like biscuits to our US-centric taste than cookies, but we like them very much. A little nutmeg, lemon zest, baking powder and a whole lotta currants make them delicious with tea. I mixed the … Continue reading

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Specificities and particularities

I have been struggling to articulate my thoughts on last week’s — no, that of the week before last — retreat for days. That and whether they are worth articulating specifically here, or publicly at all. I think my stay … Continue reading

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Retreat

There has been an extraordinary amount of craziness in my schedule of late, in part because I have wittingly taken too much on this year (hey, opportunity knocked and I crazily listened; what can I say?) and in part because … Continue reading

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