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October 25th, 2007 | I’m back–and I can still walk

Bear with me for a bit here–we are low on knitting content this week, but I will have actual yarn and finished objects next week. Meanwhile, the (half) marathon. I can’t describe to you what a fanatastic and amazing experience it was, from start (above) to finish. I loved the few days preceding the event, [...]

October 10th, 2007 | No mojo

Sorry, no post yesterday, no interest in blogging, spinning, knitting (much), or even reading today. I am slowly working my way up the sleeves of the Hearts and Starts sweater–but they don’t look much different from the last time you saw them. I think this is all connected to the fact that I am now tapering [...]

September 19th, 2007 | This week in books

A peony from the garden–not completely random today: All my excitement at the library was continued during the reading of the pile. Lisa See’s Peony in Love is outstanding, and would be a great book club read, just like her previous bestseller, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan. A haunting, mystical take on a love affair [...]

This yarn was spun from my last month’s Fiber Club (Cricket BFL) from Hello Yarn. I love the color combinations. I was trying to spin more loosely and ply more tightly, which was somewhat disastrous. I lost a few billion ends in the spinning, and when I went back to ply, found that there were [...]

May 18th, 2007 | Friday florals

Eye candy this week is floral–since everything is coming into bloom!  

April 30th, 2007 | Weekend walking

This weekend I managed to more than triple my mileage for the previous week (not too tough), by putting in 10 miles. The down side–it was all in the past two days. The upside–these are some scenes from my ‘track.’ It’s marked out in tenths of miles, so I’m currently working on one tenth on [...]

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