Monthly Archives: December 2015

The year in review.

January. (Hover for captions, click for big.) February.   March.     April.   May.   June.   July.   August.     September.   October.   November.   December.  

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Ten on Tuesday, the prideful edition.

Ten Things I Did In 2015 That Made Me Feel Proud*. Sorted the mess that had become my laundry and craft room table. Took my fingerless gloves to a knitting retreat… and sold two pairs! Gave a number of people … Continue reading

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I seem to be obsessed with hat patterns right now. They don’t know it’s a miracle. For Dr. Who fans. So many kinds of true. Knitter crossing! I can’t remember if I showed these to  you. These socks would be … Continue reading

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Sunday random.

The Ten Wealthiest Musicians: 1. Andrew Lloyd Weber $1.2B 2. Paul McCartney $800M 3. Bono $600M 4. Bing Crosby $550M 5. Sean “Diddy” Combs $550M 6. Mariah Carey $500M 7. Jay-Z $475M 8. Dolly Parton $450M 9. Jimmy Buffet $400M … Continue reading

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Boxing Day links.

A little Spanish humor for you. Chasing water droplets. Redbeard! Say thank you. You need to friend the Bangor Police Department on FB. Guaranteed to make you smile. On reading aloud. You can ship your donations to Goodwill for free. … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday: the post-holiday edition.

Ten Things I Plan To Do After The Holiday Rush. Knit more hats and stuff for the warm clothes drive. After that stuff if done and dusted, I shall resume work on the two afghans that never quit. Deliver our … Continue reading

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It’s stocking season!

The perfect way to make two-color argyle. Design your own ugly sweater. Truth. Cat hat. Snow family! Ceramic knitware. Two words: triple zeroes. A little something for the quilters out there. Next year’s Christmas knitting. The well-dressed dog. This story reminds me of … Continue reading

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My usual random Sunday.

Let’s do bullet points, shall we? I made a holiday playlist. I have another entire TranSiberian Railroad album, but in reformatting hard drives and moving computers over the years it has been lost. Need to rerip it. Percy the pit bull … Continue reading

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Christmas links.

Santa’s reindeer as you have never seen them. Charlie the Venus flytrap wishes you a merry Christmas. Ways to make the world a better place. A little something for Star Wars fans. What a great way to remember happy dinners. … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the grocery gift edition.

Ten Gifts You Can Pick Up at the Grocery Store.  Assortment of cheeses, sausages, crackers, and — depending on the liquor laws in your state — a bottle of wine. You can also add an assortment of mustards and nuts if … Continue reading

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