Category Archives: Books

Unraveled Wednesday, 8/12/20.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesday. Knitting. Today I delivered the three kids’ sweaters to the library for their silent auction later this month. I am so happy to have found a deserving place for them. Next up, I … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 8/5/20.

Joining Kat and friends today to talk about knitting and reading. Knitting. Reading.   The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths. One of you mentioned reading the Ruth Galloway series. I remembered reading the first one, pictured left, a couple years … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 7/29/20.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesday. Knitting, or, fun with the button box. I went through my button box and came up with these two possibilities for the In Threes child sweater. The white ones are real mother-of-pearl.   … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 7/22/20.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesday. Knitting. The In Threes sweater is coming along nicely, albeit with the occasional unraveling. I bound off the sleeve caps on Monday night. If all goes well I shall be able to show … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 6/3/2020.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesday. Knitting. This is a scarf I finished last week, still not blocked. Both yarns are Blue Moon Fiber Arts; the variegated sparkly one is the second half of the skein I used in … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

(I had an entire post done for this day, and WordPress deleted it. Arghhh…) (Attempting to recreate it as best as I can remember it, but the links may be gone forever.) Joining with Kat for Unraveled Wednesday. Last Thursday … Continue reading

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Welcome me back to the land of the living.

Yes, that is an overstatement. But it is how I feel after 4-1/2 days in bed coughing up a lung — no mean accomplishment, given that it was a dry cough — and peeing my pants every.damned.time. It is the … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 11/13/19 (I’m back!)

Knitting. My Unraveled posts have been on a too-long hiatus because reasons, not because I haven’t been knitting. Reason 1. I became dissatisfied with the colors of my Boxy. It is being knitted from all the different fingering weight red … Continue reading

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Photography Phriday.

Bookstore window, Stillwater MN; August 2019.

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A quickie about white fragility.

K sent me a link to the original, 2011 journal article. The reading is a bit heavy going given that it is an academic journal article. I just requested the 169-page book from 2018 from the library. Happily, I will … Continue reading

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