Author Archives: sandi

About sandi

Knitter. Spinner. UFO wrangler. Sometime bead artist and weaver. 3 cats, 1 dog, 1 spouse, 1 crazy life.

Yarn Revolt

Here is my current progress on the Serenity Shawl: Yup. I frogged it. Sometimes yarn can be very vocal as to what it wants to be and what it does not want to be. The yarn will express its thoughts … Continue reading

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Three Bags Full

Hello, Spring! Spring is gently sneaking up upon us here. It snuck up so gently, in fact, that I have not had a chance to whack back the rose branches overhanging the walkway. (The post person is not amused.) This … Continue reading

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In search of Serenity

This ought to look familiar if you’ve been following along lately:     Yes, that is the Serenity Shawl. And yes, it is STILL the Serenity shawl, despite its first appearance way back when. Author’s Note: It is 5:28 PM … Continue reading

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kitten therapy, part 2

When we last left our intrepid heroine minion to cats… This had happened. The adorable, utterly snuggle-worthy, marvelous Ben, aged about 5 months, came to join our family. However, this upset the balance of power in our little cat universe. Uh-oh. … Continue reading

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kitten therapy

[Poetic Aside] (Perhaps I am a sister to  bears who cope with Winter sensibly by making a very long very cosy very snug winter-long  nap culturally appropriate) Welcome, March! Welcome also to FLOWERS, actual true-real FLOWERS. On How A Bear Copes In February … Continue reading

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the last straw

It’s been a rather nasty winter, to tell the truth. People have been people, for all values of “people”; I have been human (for ALL values of human, believe me); my body cramps up in the cold, and for some … Continue reading

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Report from the Milk Maids

Seventh   Eighth Night Hi. Howya doin’? I thought about you folks quite a bit over the holidays. I hope you felt the holiday warmth that I was beaming into your brains courtesy of the Psychic Bloggers Network. I had … Continue reading

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