Category Archives: Knitting

news from the wee town of orange

Well, hello there. How are you kind folks? Tired of winter yet? ::rolls eyes:: Here’s what it looks like outside my window as of five minutes ago… And out the back window… That poor little mini-fir-tree out back. It looks … Continue reading

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Upgrading to New Year 2.0

Upgrading to 2017 I don’t know about you, but I am completely upgrading to the new version of Year 2.0: Version 2017. Because, trust me: 2016 has GOT TO GO. All in favour, say AMEN. Goodness. I ought to have … Continue reading

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Adjectives, verbs, nouns: A curated collection šŸŽ

After the semi-blizzards of the past few days, yesterday morning was a glorious surprise: one of those crisp-cold sunny blue days of winter, where the snow sparkles and all things white are almost too white to look at head-on. I … 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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Summer Vacation, with Chickens & Ben’s Ring of Mordor: Part 1

Overheard in a Syracuse kitchen earlier this week: J: Thanks for doing that, I really appreciate it. S: Ā What are friends for? J: Ā Running out to the feed store for chicken poo medicine, apparently. You need to have the sound … Continue reading

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The Welsh Gardener

I got up early this morning, determined to Be A Responsible Home Owner and do some much-needed weeding and shrub-trimming in the front yard before it got too hot. Quick but satisfying breakfast (Melody’s Maple Granola, yum), soul-empowering Morning Coffee, … Continue reading

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New Pattern #2 Posted: Baby Hat!

Hang on, folks! Technical difficulties with posting the pattern….. I will fix it asap. The blog software sent this out a day early. Life is soooo fun sometimes! Sandi ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ AAANNNNDDDDD…it should all be fixed now! Please let me know … Continue reading

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