Monthly Archives: April 2019

Knitting is for everyone. No exceptions.

It’s a glitch in the space-time continuum. Superstition. Pattern?

Posted in LInks knitting | 7 Comments

Yay, me!

I spent Friday night and Saturday at my congressional district Democratic convention. I will not bore you with all the details, except to say that my team of candidates — which included me running for treasurer — swept the ticket. … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | 6 Comments

Swinging into the links.

It lives under the fridge via “my brain is like seventeen squirrels on crack.” I have been remiss in not linking to Chris’s links.

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A story of my lake.

Last weekend I got an email from a man who used to have a cabin on our lake. He sent the following anecdote to be published in our lake newsletter. He originally wrote it in a letter to his brother … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Antler Lake, Rural life, Stories | 11 Comments

Anybody here read Newsweek?

About me (briefly) here. HT to Julie for letting me know.

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Yarny links of spring.

Extra yarn. Story of my life. Franklin’s first sweater. Fashion trend in tattoos. Heavy metal knitting championships.

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A scary tale.

A good friend was bitten last week by a brown recluse spider. She did not suffer the relatively-rare-but-widely-publicized necrotizing effects of the spider’s toxin; however, she did feel poorly enough to see a doctor. She thinks the spider was in … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Miscellaneous, Rural life | 9 Comments

The chain holds us together.

Very excited. Hamburg swans. Here‘s how he does it. True photo of that black hole. Ur not so tuff. Witchcraft. The answer is… A guide to mushrooms. Tiny log houses. “…six-foot tall murder machines.” “In other words the clean tech … Continue reading

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Three on Thursday, the how-I-knit edition.

I always have trouble coming up with a topic for my three things. Today I will tell you three things about how I knit. When knitting flat stockinette or any kind of ribbing, I use Annie Modesitt’s combination method. My … Continue reading

Posted in knitting, Thankful Thursdays, Three things, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Unraveled Wednesday, 4/17/19.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesdays. My sweater back is done to the armholes, so I tried it on my dress form. It was too big. ::sob:: I was mad at it, so it went into time out. Oddly … Continue reading

Posted in Fairfield sweater, knitting, Unraveled Wednesdays | 10 Comments