Category Archives: Knitting

Frogs in My Armhole

The Inside Stories: Day 60 Monday, May 11, 2020 We started our stay-at-home adventures on Friday, March 13, which makes today Day 60. It’s also May 11, and this is what we woke up to: Simply unbelievable. That’s about 3″ … Continue reading

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Don’t lose your sense of humour

The Inside Stories: Day 47 I’m just going to pop in here to point out a couple of things. First, WordPress is making mashed potatoes WITH gravy out of my nice, clean, well-thought-out email HTML template. (My apologies.) It looks … Continue reading

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The Inside Stories: Day 46 ~ Crafting Some Sanity

I will do anything for a bit of sanity these days. Let me tell you, it is not pretty to go through a midlife existential crisis during virus lockdown.  I’m folding cranes. I’m supposed to make one per day for … Continue reading

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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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