Category Archives: Those crazy holidays

The End Of Summer

Today is Labor Day in the USA. It traditionally marks the end of summer. We are getting a few extra days in our town. School doesn’t officially start until 9/16 though there is an orientation before then. With how odd … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

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The Thing I Don’t Like About Colorwork: A Whine

I know I will be thrilled with these socks when they’re done. It might take a minute for me to forget the rows that I don’t like though. There are a handful of rows where the stitches alternate color. It’s … Continue reading

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Someone Knows Myles Too Well

These are the toys Myles got for Christmas from H. I think she really gets him.

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas or Happy Wednesday.

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Not A Creature Was Stirring

Not even Myles who is waiting impatiently for the gifts to be placed under the tree. He loves helping himself to the bows or any loose tags.

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Rounding The Corner

Thank you so much for the birthday wishes. They really made my day. I mostly got the day I planned. Most importantly there was knitting. While watching Love Actually (a favorite holiday movie) I was able to turn the corner … Continue reading

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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Today is my birthday. Being a person born during the holidays is hard. Everyone has other priorities. I get it. Over the years I’ve made a deal with myself. This day I take off from holiday prep. It is my … Continue reading

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This Years Ornament

Every year we add a new ornament to our Christmas tree. This years ornament I got at a craft fair that a friend is involved with. The ornament is hand painted on wood.

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Holiday Frustrations

I did another three repeats on the shawl. I should have been able to do more but I was thwarted with my Christmas shopping on multiple fronts. Yesterday the first of my gift packages was due to arrive. The big … Continue reading

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