Category Archives: Making Things

Zoë: A season of love

Crickets. That’s what we say when we don’t hear whatever it is we were waiting to hear: “Crickets.” As in, gosh, it’s so quiet that even a one-inch bug thinks it’s time to fill the silence with a bit of leg-sawing. You’ve … Continue reading

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So many ways to say “Thank you”

There are so many ways to say “Thank you”…and I’ll be darned if I can come up with even one of them that says what I want to say in gratitude to each and every one of you who responded … Continue reading

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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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Fear, gratitude, and hope (with purring)

I’ll be honest: Yesterday (Monday) was a very scary day. We thought our sweetheart kitty Zoë might leave us; I was on a plane headed for home (back to Ontario after 5 days in Vancouver) and so was out of … Continue reading

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A door to the Undiscovered Country

I’ve had folks ask about my last FaceBook post, as in: Why are you going to Vancouver, and why are you so excited about an Open House at Vancouver Scool of Theology? For those who don’t know: I went to … Continue reading

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Dear Canada: You’re Stuck with us now

(N.B.  Dear Fellow Grammar Nerds: Apologies in advance for the wanton switches in pronoun focus below; I’m a wee bit exhausted.) Unless otherwise noted, the wonderful photos below of our Big Day were taken by Anne Blayney.  She basically rocks, … Continue reading

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Still Here, Still Obsessed with Yarn (and Cats!)

Hello, fine bloggie friends! It’s (past) time for another missive from Sandi’s YarnLand and Cat Worship Facility. This month has been Cat Appreciation Month at my vet’s, and August 8 was International Cat Day. So, in the spirit of the … Continue reading

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