Category Archives: Polk County politics

Fotography Friday. Join the fun.

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Luck Winter Carnival!

My favorite part of the Luck Winter Carnival is — surprise! — the Friday night trivia contest at Cafe Wren. My friend Jeff organizes this every year, When he invited me to participate, I declined because I felt like maybe … Continue reading

Posted in Polk County politics, Rural life, Winter | 5 Comments

Stuff.

More stuff in bullet form: A week or so ago I watched a loon struggle with a fish. It was happening  pretty far away across the lake, and even with binoculars — which sit on my desk year-round for just … Continue reading

Posted in Carbeth, Cowls, Gardening, knitting, Polk County politics, Summer, Sweaters | 4 Comments

Stuff in bullet form.

We are in Zuni, New Mexico, to visit Elder Son and family. If you follow me on Instagram you have seen the photos from the 3-1/2 day drive to get here. A few highlights of my recent life: My car … Continue reading

Posted in Amanda, Andrew, Current Affairs, knitting, New Mexico, Politics, national, Polk County politics, Shawls, Travel, What's going on | 8 Comments

Voting!

Back in early November our governor appointed the state senator from our district to be the new commissioner of agriculture and scheduled a special election on January 16 to elect her replacement. An hour later our local state assemblyman declared … Continue reading

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FO Friday: do I hear…?

Pattern: Underlying Structures by Jennifer Kirchenbauer. When I saw this pattern on MadameDafargeKnits, I knew I had to make it. Yarn: Plymouth DK Superwash, color 1131. Needles: US#5. As I said on the Ravelry page, I was fascinated immediately when … Continue reading

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Unsure how to go forward.

I am a bit torn about the blog today, and probably for a few more days. Do I write about what is in my head and heart and in yours, too? Or do I resume knit blogging as though life … Continue reading

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One down, next up.

Great event last night — A Night to Celebrate Women Candidates! Thanks to all who attended and special thanks to the two brave women, Diane Odeen and Mary Hoeft, who are running against incumbents*. We all have your back, ladies! … Continue reading

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What the he11?

Mr. B-A E lasted only about a day before he deflated and became a puddle of red, white, and blue on the ground. A week later, as I was prepping for the third day of our garage sale — which … Continue reading

Posted in Polk County politics, Rural life, Silliness | 2 Comments

What I did on my (first couple weeks of) summer [vacation*].

* Being retired, I do not have a summer vacation per se. Let’s do bullets, m’kay? Helped throw together a Russ Feingold event on the Memorial Day weekend. We got only about a week’s notice from the Feingold campaign, so I … Continue reading

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