Archive for April, 2008

H is for House

on Apr 27th 2008

I say house, because it doesn’t ever really feel like home when you’re in the midst of a remodel.  We bought our house in 2000, not long after we got engaged and decided that buying a house was far more important than throwing a wedding right away. It’s a 1,500 square foot Cape Cod-ish (no […]

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Branching Out, in more ways than one

on Apr 20th 2008

I may have a problem. When I was visiting Juno a few months ago, I bought some gorgeous hand-dyed Lobster Pot Cashmere yarn in a soft green.  I held off as long as I could, but decided to bring the yarn with me to work on when I went to Chicago last weekend.  And then […]

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on Apr 16th 2008

Last weekend, I went out west to visit with Two Sock Knitters, and another Sock Knitter, and a whole passel of contra dancers.  The University of Chicago hosted a fantastic dance weekend, complete with the fantastic bands Cosmic Otters and Nightingale, and the amazing callers Adina Gordon and George Marshall.  We went to tons of […]

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G is for Gardening

on Apr 8th 2008

G is for gardening.  I come from a long line of people who like to play in the dirt.  I feel like I never get enough time in the garden, between my crazy commute and my copious hobbies.  But when I do get down into the mud, I love it.  I love blooms, and berries, […]

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Scanty evidence, finished objects, and questions of gauge and color

on Apr 7th 2008

A couple of weekends ago, a bunch of us wandered out for the woods for a very relaxed camping trip smack dab between the Equinox and April Fool’s Day.  Normally, I would carry back photographic evidence.  This time, I bring only this.  It was really cold, and throwing an event is a fair amount of […]

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