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About nothingbutknit2

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

A Self-Care Quiz

Self-Care is a buzzword that seems to be everywhere these days. Normally I think of the things I do for myself as indulgences but when reframed as self-care they become more necessary for improved mental health and less of a … Continue reading

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Some Days

Yesterday was weird. I planned to be the dutiful housewife and get a few things done that had been ignore. I did laundry, cleaned the bathrooms and vacuumed. I even got half of tomorrow’s dinner cooked to cut down on … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: To The Heel

So there hasn’t been lots of knitting. I’ve finally finished the leg and moved on to the heel. At this point I’ve basically thrown much of the pattern out the window. I’ve knit the sock top down instead of toe … Continue reading

Posted in Knits, Knitting, loopy grad school, The Loopy Ewe, this place, WIP, WIPW, yarn! | 7 Comments

A Trip To The Big City

We live a mere 10 miles from Boston but rarely take the opportunity to visit. Sure we go to the doctor there on occasion and N has his winter track meets there but we just don’t go there for dinner … Continue reading

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Monday Thoughts

For the second recently we’ve gotten double yolks randomly in our eggs. This thrills me every single time! We have a birthday at our house today. N is 17 years old. It seems like it was just yesterday that he … Continue reading

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Another Track Meet

Yesterday we spent a good chunk of the day at a track meet. This was a special one where everything was a relay. It was lots of fun to watch. N’s team did really well finishing in 4th place overall. … Continue reading

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Well, It’s Not Dead

I can’t remember when I bought this. A year ago or maybe two. I asked you all about a watering issue back in June. That has resolved. Marilyn posted a photo of hers and wow! It is spectacular. Obviously I’m … Continue reading

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