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Progress continues — two steps forward, step-and-a-half back — on Carbeth. Funnily enough, I am not bothered at all by having to rip and reknit repeatedly, probably because the knitting, on US#10-1/2 needles, goes so fast. Plus, I got to … Continue reading
From Michael Perry’s latest book.
I suck at externally prescribed activities. KALs, swaps, mutual letter-writing; it sounds like such a good idea, such a fun and rewarding activity… and then life steps in and I get distracted and pffft! I’m no masochist, so after signing up … Continue reading
My reading was not deep nor particularly wide in 2017. Sixty-two books, down from 72 in 2016 and 90 in 2015. What’s up with that? I blame the distraction of the iPad. The Fever Abbott, Megan The Absent One (Department … Continue reading
Not much to say, but I feel like I should post something. I have learned from experience, however, that if I have photos the post(s) write themselves. Here goes… Elder Son and GF have unpacked nearly all their books. That … Continue reading
Last Thursday we went out to run errands and have an early dinner. What to knit in the car? The mitered square afghan — nearly done! — is way, way too big to be portable, but I have noticed that … Continue reading
Joining Kat and friends. I had a couple handknits that I had made but which I never, or almost never, wore. Awhile back it occurred to me that I could frog them and reclaim the yarn. Here is their story. … Continue reading
Joining Kat for Unraveled Wednesdays! After deciding I had made enough dead baby buntings, I returned to the never-ending afghan knitting. As for unraveling, that always happens somewhere in the knitting — a dropped stitch, a forgotten decrease. On a … Continue reading
(Damn. This is the second third time I have had to write this post. WordPress keeps losing it even though I saved it multiple times! That used to happen all the time to people on TypePad, but this is the first … Continue reading
What I have been listening to. Siddhartha Mukherjee writes really good books about medical stuff. I listened to Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer a couple years ago and loved it. The Gene was also intriguing; it traced the history … Continue reading