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About nothingbutknit2

I'm a wife, mother and knitter. Watch out for my pointy sticks.

Easter WIP

Happy Easter to those that celebrate. Happy Sunday to all. We had a quiet day which we greatly enjoyed. As I mentioned in the past I use the WordPress app to write my posts. Our desktop has reached the age … Continue reading

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FO Friday: About Those Heels Edition

Sorry for the dark photo. I neglected to plan ahead. The other photo is a better representation of the colors of the yarn. By way of review, these are the socks I’ve been working on for the last two months. … Continue reading

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The Weekend That Was

Did you have a nice weekend? It was a wild ride getting a glimpse of the late 1920‘s. Are we having fun yet? I filled my hours with Myles grooming, Pokemon Go and knitting while catching up on my YouTube … Continue reading

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Sign Of The Season

When I was at the grocery store last week I saw they had a display in the bakery of Irish Soda Bread. I love it but I passed on buying a loaf. This morning when I was washing dishes I … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Rambling Edition

Yesterday was a scattered day. I had a bunch of little things to do and I kept getting in my own way. There are days like that. Things did get done so that’s the good part. I did get a … Continue reading

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Here It Is

Alissa asked to see the 1850’s thing. This is an 1853 silver 3 cent piece aka trime with a modern dime for size comparison. I can see why people lost these. They’re small, thin and light. If this was a … Continue reading

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One Down

I lost some time here. Yikes! I had to gather and organize the tax stuff. It’s a thankless job but somebody’s got to do it. I did get the first sock mostly finished. I’ll kitchener it when I finish the … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned When Living With A Metal Detectorist

The Husband has been seriously detecting for about 6 months and boy have I learned a lot. I can live with all this. The Husband gets out for a few hours and eventually all the coins he finds will pay … Continue reading

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Yeasty Goodness

The starter is really bubbling now. I didn’t think I’d get it going this well during the winter. Our house tends to be cold. I’ve been keeping the starter, wrapped in a couple of dish towels, on the dining room … Continue reading

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Asymmetrical Information

As you know I love to learn new things. A couple of weeks ago I learned a new phrase. It’s up there as the title. I had never heard it before. Basically it’s two sides making a decision based on … Continue reading

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