Category Archives: Friends

Two-fer Thursday!

Friday, tomorrow, is the last day to nominate someone for Knitter's Hunk or Knitter's Chick! Here is the place to go. The rules are here. This contest is one of my favorites, even though I never know half the nominees. … Continue reading

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A real road trip to meet imaginary friends.

I decided earlier this year that I wanted to meet a couple imaginary friends. I have been reading each of their blogs — two bloggers, one blog each — for several years, and they have been reading and commenting here … Continue reading

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I’ve got a ga–, er, a friend in Kalamazoo!

So. We are on a graduation road trip, which happened to pass by Kalamazoo. You remember Kalamazoo, right? Home of The Fabulous Kym?!?! I spent Saturday with Kym — yummy lunch at a fabulous place whose name escapes me at … Continue reading

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We got 10.5" (26.5cm) of snow last night and today. (Bah, humbug.) Two of my knitterly friends and I were going to meet a fourth knitterly friend to visit a yarn store, have lunch, and have friend #4 teach us … Continue reading

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Success is wearing a handknit.

I recently got this photo of The Hat in the wild from Elder Son's friend Alí. Looks like Ann Arbor weather was giving it a good workout that day!    Looking back through the blog, I cannot find that I … Continue reading

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It’s a Sunday in January and it is snowing. So, what’s new with you?

Vex :: Hex. Ghost :: Spirit.  Detail :: Devil is in them. Furthers :: No, farther. Foxy :: Vixen. Hybrid :: Prius. Maximum :: Prime. Wonderful :: Wonderful. Munch :: SVU. Organize :: I really should… * * * * … Continue reading

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Recent outings.

Last Friday Elder Son and I went to the Maya exhibit at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St Paul. When he was in Chiapas as a volunteer teacher* he lived in an area populated by Maya, so he was … Continue reading

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A hat really shouldn’t be this hard.

Awhile back I offered to knit a hat and/or scarf and/or mittens for Elder Son's friend Alí. When he was here in August he complained of being cold, so a hand-knit seemed in order. Last week he sent me a … Continue reading

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Update on my life, for which* I know you are all breathlessly waiting.

Last weekend I journeyed to northern Minnesota to see my BFF from high school. You have met her here before. Perhaps this will do for the modeled shot of my Tappan Zee, too. Raveled here.   Kathy is a wild … Continue reading

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Sunday and a DST rant.

Partner :: spouse. Villain :: bad guy. Signature :: Needles. Duh. Homespun :: yarn. x2. Ultimate :: quest. Don’t! :: do it! Musical :: comedy. Candor :: Voltaire. Oh, wait. That's Candide, right? Terrified :: of rats. Virus :: computer. … Continue reading

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