Category Archives: Books

When the world has got you down, here are some pick-me-ups.

My SIL sent me this article from the Washington Post that has a list of feel-good books. We could all use one like that sometimes; I need to share. I haven’t read any of these, so I cannot comment on … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 10/21/20.

Joining Kat and friends on Unraveled Wednesday. Knitting. One of these weeks I will take a photo of the nearly finished BDJ currently on the needles. This is not the week. Reading. My nightly reading binge continues! I am enjoying … Continue reading

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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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