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Back online

on Dec 14th 2009

Scott fixed my laptop. I need to reload, you know, everything, but I’m so glad I don’t need to buy a new one. La.

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on Nov 27th 2009

I’m still awaiting the return of my laptop, crossing my fingers that it will come home in full working order. In the meantime, I went to the Knitters’ Review retreat, and it was as wonderful as ever. I am perennially astounded by the wonderful teachers, merchants, and guests Clara rounds up every year. The classes […]

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Send a knitter to Antarctica

on Sep 15th 2009

Taking a break from wallowing in Wyoming photos and schlepping audio files over to the big shiny networked external hard-drive to help out a pal.  A few years ago, I met Eva at the Knitters Review retreat and I liked her instantly.  She is smart and funny and kind and she knits beautiful things–sometimes out […]

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Through the lens

on Aug 9th 2009

Photos of green things, some of which I made.

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Brisan’s Bash

on Jul 28th 2009

My Mom is the Executive Director of SIDS Mid-Atlantic, and she is helping to plan a great fundraiser to help eradicate SIDS.  The fourth Annual Brisan’s Bash will be held at Philip Carter Winery in beautiful Hume, VA  on September 19th.  There will be fantastic live music (I should get on that . . . […]

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Just so you know

on Jul 24th 2009

The TWO surgeries my Mom has had still haven’t gotten all of the cancerous cells, so she has to have a mastectomy.  Just thinking about it makes me think very violent thoughts,  so let’s move on. We’re skipping Celtic Summer Camp this year for the first year in a very long time.  It’s bittersweet–I will […]

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New neighbors

on Jun 14th 2009

Kayo and I were greeted by quite a surprise when I opened the sliding door for him this morning. A tiny little Mama cat and her kittens were on the back patio, and none of them were happy to see my sweet old dog.  We shuffled back inside and watched as kittens descended from the […]

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on May 31st 2009

I lost my voice last Saturday, through a combination of allergies, too much talking and singing, and plain old idiocy (i.e., I can’t always make water go down the correct way).  I didn’t think much of it at first, because I talk and sing a lot, and my technique is far from perfect.  I don’t […]

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Hedgerow Mitts!

on May 27th 2009

I mentioned a while back that I’d been doing some pattern designing.  Well, my second original pattern is now available for free on Knitters Review.  Part of what has been so fun about designing these first patterns is all of the cooperation and support I’ve received from my friends.   Jane and Clara encouraged me to […]

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Missing moments

on May 14th 2009

So, there was this. And some of this Which needed a bit of this And turned into . . . Pineapple upside down bacon cake.  Which is delicious, in case you’re wondering, and was devoured at Maryland Sheep and Wool.

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