Category Archives: Animals

Hello, 2019…here we go!

Well, hello there, friends! Two things: An Admission, and A New Sweater Project First the Admission. If you want to skip down to the Sweater Project, scroll on down! It’s been a while. I’m going to be honest with you … Continue reading

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A Finished Object Doth Bloom in Spring

Happy Spring! Actually, by the time I hit Publish, it will be nearly time to wish everyone a Happy Summer Solstice. However, most of the original draft of this was written in April. At least I keep life interesting for … Continue reading

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January 6, 2018: Epiphanies

Well, hello there, Internet Friends. Long time no blog. It has indeed been a while since you’ve heard much from me. A tweet here, a Facebook comment there, a Ravelry post every now and then. It was never my intention … Continue reading

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Sick (still), On the Mend (more or less), yet Busy (sort of)

Oh Heck. Let’s just throw caution to the winds and begin with a cat photo or two.   OK, ¡basta! (Spanish for “enough!”) There can (and no doubt will) be more cat pics later. Sick (still): Pain is not my friend, … Continue reading

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Red sweater

One paragraph, I am saying to myself. Just write one paragraph. (Technically, this is paragraph two, I believe. Whatever.) I will say a couple of things. First: If you don’t know this from personal experience, then allow me to enlighten … 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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