Category Archives: Spinning

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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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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welcome to march!

I’ve decided to start spring a bit early, just on principle. (We all need more Spring, right?) To signify my readiness for Things to Change and Grow, I’ve changed the theme of this blog so that the overall appearance is … Continue reading

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monday hearts

This morning, the electric tea kettle broke. (Helllloooooooo, Monday!) Our microwave is perched above my head, so I don’t like to heat liquids in it for fear of spilling hot stuff all over myself. And let’s face it, a watched … Continue reading

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yarn love and story time

Once upon a time, there was a girl who loved yarn. She liked to look at all the lovely, vibrant colours that talented dyers came up with. She like to touch the soft, sometimes silky, sometimes rough textures that all … Continue reading

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gimme some love, february

February is a problematic month for many folks, because right smack in the middle of it is Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is fine if you are seven and have a box of candy hearts to hand out in first grade … Continue reading

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december fourteenth

Let’s see… It snowed about four inches today. I haven’t knit a single stitch yet (but hey, it’s only 6 PM). We’ve had the wood stove lit since early morning, and all day long it has smelled heavenly in here. … Continue reading

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