Monthly Archives: May 2016

yarn along day

I’ve started a new book – Donna Tartt’s The Secret History and am really liking it so far – vivid characters and good story writing that makes me wonder what will happen next. Last Friday, I took the plunge and … Continue reading

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It only took 11 years.

70,620 stitches and 11 years later I have finally finished one of my most anticipated projects. I loved the process and I love the finished stitch. I’m sure that John is somewhere having a small panic attack if he reads … Continue reading

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Switching gears – who’s in?

So, this morning I spent an hour (an HOUR!) looking for a WIP to join in with some folks over on Instagram who are working on a Glendon Place dessert design. I have one in progress and would love to … Continue reading

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Happy Friday!

It’s a concert weekend here for my community orchestra and I’ll be playing on┬áMother’s Day. Bit of a funny story – a lady called the “box office” (our treasurer’s house) and asked what time the brunch started before our concert, … Continue reading

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best laid plans

I really would like to be posting more often, but this time of year is just so crazy that a whole week has passed since my last post and it feels like it was only yesterday. Both kids have birthdays, … Continue reading

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