Archive for August, 2008

Q is for Quilting

on Aug 28th 2008

Q is for quilting.  I’m basically a novice quilter, and I have far more ideas than I have progress, but I’m guessing most of us could say that about one thing or another.  I’m lucky enough to have friends and family who are far more experienced than I am and willing to help, which is […]

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So, I learned to knit . . .

on Aug 25th 2008

I feel like I haven’t mentioned—or shown proof of—knitting in a long time.  This is what I’ve been up to.  I started a pair of mitts last  week, using a really great Trekking 100 colorway.  My current plan is to add mitten and thumb caps, attaching them just below the ribbing.  I predict playing a […]

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P is for Practice

on Aug 17th 2008

P is for Practice.  And here is my new baby.    I had a lot of options for this letter in the ABC Along: pottery, preachain, puttering, pastry . . . but then the new guitar showed up on Wednesday, and practice is again mandatory here at the Mean-Skutai Manse.  Picking up the guitar again […]

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O is for Oak

on Aug 12th 2008

O is for Oak, but you probably saw that coming.  I am a Tree-hugging dirt worshiper, after all, and Oaks figure in many, many myth systems.  Druids are “oak-knowers,” etymologically, and Dryads are named for these trees as well.   Oaks are symbols of Zeus, the Dagda, Cernunnos, El, Teutates, Belenus, Janus, Rhea, Artemis, Callisto, […]

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Home again home again . . .

on Aug 11th 2008

Back from Celtic summer camp, doing lots of laundry, messing with photos, and processing many memories from short- into long-term memories.  More soon.

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