Did you know?

That you can get a daily dose of Samuel Pepys? Pepys journaled the details, sometimes intimately, of his life in London from 1660-1669. During this time span many significant events occurred including the great plague of London and the Reformation of England. From time to time I’ve picked up Pepys’s diary and it rides a…

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Girls Gone Wild!

Dudes – what happens when two reasonably intelligent knitters have that second glass of wine during knit night at the wine bar? One finishes a single row of beaded knitting on her shawl, the other traipses through the intricacies of Entrelac. They discuss wine, imported cheeses, travel, and then they pack up their knitting and…

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Serendipity

written 3/20/08 I’ve long been a fan of the serendipitous moments in life and in books. Last week while reading the tail end of War and Peace I finally read the passage where Aunt Anna finished knitting. I had Chris’s second STR Haida sock in my purse. • Pierre went into the children, and the…

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Miles to go….

1900 yards equals 1.0795455 miles according to my trusty widget. Last night at the wine bar (shouldn’t knit nights be always be held in wine bars?) as Cathy fondled my yarn for the Moroccan Days Arabian Nights Shawl she asked, “Have you ever balled this much yarn before?” Then in response to my horror stricken…

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Done

It’s after 10pm. It was knit night at the wine bar. I’ve made it through the day without anyone wishing me happy saint patrick’s day. I’m happy. I didn’t have to respond with happy-kill-the-indigenous-priest-day.

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