Monthly Archives: September 2015

knitty knit knit

Monday night saw Nicholas felled by a nasty stomach flu that kept him home yesterday. I’m not feeling all that great this morning so have cancelled a few things which is always a little sad. Good old back to school … Continue reading

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knitting and soup – oh fall, be still my heart.

I survived the weekend.  The pile in the bedroom is 80% diminished. It astonishes me that in order to clean up one area, I was forced to first clean up two other rather huge disaster areas to have the space … Continue reading

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happy weekend and Lizzie Kate giveaway

Another week has completely flown by. I blinked, and it was Friday again. I fully intend to stay in my PJ’s this weekend unless I’m walking the dog. The other rather large chore I need to accomplish is to put … Continue reading

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a few minutes

I found a few quiet minutes this afternoon, so I’m going to put them to good use. This is a Northern Expressions Needlework Design called “Shades of Blue” and I’m using the called for Dinky Dyes thread on 40 count … Continue reading

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a knitting crisis averted!

Last night I was happily knitting away while Sarah was in her youth orchestra rehearsal. I’ll never understand people who get impatient whilst having to wait. To have three hours to myself with a giant coffee and listening to music with … Continue reading

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one of those weeks

The first few weeks back at school are always the busiest. Sorting out my own kids and their new classes and schedules. Organizing my private teaching schedule and returning music students needs to happen which is a delicate dance of … Continue reading

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better than flowers or chocolate

John and I have been married for 19 years this October. Last weekend the day before we left, he came into the room and handed me a dowel and said, “here, this is for your turtles.” This was not prefaced … Continue reading

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yarning along at home

Well, we’re home again. The kids have gotten themselves back into school and life will soon feel like our regular routine around here which is always nice. I will admit thought, that part of my heart aways gets left behind … Continue reading

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are you sick of turtles yet?

Honestly, I’m on the second to last turtle – so surely I can finish it up this weekend. Cheer me on, would you please? Also please allow me to introduce my friend, Red. (He’s a bit shy so only a little … Continue reading

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knitting and reading

Another Wednesday here and joining up with Ginny for the yarn along. I’ve completely finished six pattern repeats of Topiary and I’m reading a Brene Brown book – I Thought it was Just Me. It’s a good read but requires … Continue reading

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