Archive for May, 2009


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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Callinectes Sapidus and Persea Americana

on May 20th 2009

Last weekend, I went to the Potomac’s mouth, where it pours into the waving Chesapeake.  A group of some of my favorite women goes every year, and it’s so important to us for so many reasons. We talk and work on projects together and swim and paddle.  And we cook and eat together, as friends […]

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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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on May 11th 2009

I’ve been traveling every weekend, to Ostara, and Maryland Sheep and Wool, and Beltaine, and next to the river shore with the girls, and then south to see dear friends.  And planting, and moving plants, and having lots of work done on the house.  And, all the while, trying to get my mind back in […]

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