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About nothingbutknit2

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

Veteran’s Day

Today is the day we honor and thank our veterans for their service to our country (unlike Memorial Day where we honor the military dead who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country). Our veterans take an oath to protect … Continue reading

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There Really Is Something For Everyone

First I still haven’t knit a stitch. I’m not feeling it. I’m embracing the break and planning a trip to the store for baby gifts. So by way of hobby talk I want to talk about what The Husband and … Continue reading

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Living In Two Worlds

I talk a lot about perspective for multiple reasons but the biggest one is that if we only look at our one view we miss out on seeing the other perspectives. Now I don’t think anyone has to change their … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Tea

I’ve always wanted to be a tea drinker. I have this picture in my mind of tea drinkers being really calm, totally zen and kind of classy. Over the years I’ve bought lots of tea and it just didn’t stick … Continue reading

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Self Lessons

Over the past few years I’ve taken time each day to self assess how I think about things and how I react to things that come from outside of me. I’ve spent more hours than I care to admit in … Continue reading

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Today’s Adventure

One of the things that I’ve missed with the pandemic is half sour pickles. We used to get them at the grocery store but alas the brand I like no longer seems to make them. I’ve tried other brands and … Continue reading

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What Is The Scariest Movie You’ve Ever Seen?

The Husband and I have a bit of a running joke. Whenever a movie is mentioned in any context chances are my comment will be “I’ve never seen it”. Which is my favorite Star Wars movie? I don’t know I … Continue reading

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Whose Idea Was It Anyway?

Do you ever look at a custom or a common practice and just ask why? I’ve been doing that a lot lately. I’ve been thinking about why I make the choices I do and why the things I’ve done may … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Still Not Knitting

I am still not feeling the urge to knit. Deep down I feel a flicker of interest but I don’t have enough to actually pick something up. Maybe some discussion will spark that flame. Let’s revisit the knits I was … Continue reading

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Crazy Critters

Another way I can tell it’s fall, besides the cooler weather and turning leaves, is that the local critters start behaving oddly. The other night The Husband and I were watching TV in the living room when we heard the … Continue reading

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