Category Archives: Finished things

Finished Things

Well. Where have *you* been?

The story of my life slipped a bit into flashes of Tweets, Instagrams and Facebook posts over the past several months. I have looked at WordPress. I have thought about writing a blog post. I have walked away each time. … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

How about a little joy? We have had such a long, bitter winter. But there are sugar snap peas and carrots coming up slowly in the backyard. Our front yard is full of tiny maple trees, outnumbering blades of grass, … Continue reading

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In which I am held together by caffeine and string

I am home again after three nights in the beautiful home of a generous pair of people I did not know living in a tiny village on the edge of land where the St. Lawrence meets Lake Ontario and vice … Continue reading

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New Mexico, and other knitting

You may recall that I could not get over the light and color in New Mexico during my visit there this past February. Both were stunning to the point of life-altering, or so it seemed, and I took many photographs, … Continue reading

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On the needles and off

I have been knitting. In snatches of time, waiting for Kate or Bruce, listening to a lecture, watching Jon Stewart (my sanity-check during the election season), here and there, and in church. And, despite my crazy busyness, I have managed … Continue reading

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Crushing on you

Dear Essential cardigan, You should know right up front that I own a chest half-full of hand-knit sweaters and cardigans, and every one of those has remained in that chest even as the weather has started its slow slide toward … Continue reading

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Tying up loose ends

Last Friday morning I felt as if a tight set of strings inside me went suddenly slack. I woke with not-too-much-pressing to do, an unusual state of being for me. Later, at about 9 in the morning, a luxuriously late … Continue reading

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