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Keeping it real

I like today’s snowflake. I like that it’s not exactly the same all the way around (there’s bigger points and lesser points). I like it even though it’s chock full of picots. I do not like so much that as … Continue reading

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Mod

Today’s snowflake pattern (#51, for those of you who care) is the second one in the book (so far) that called for beads (I made the first one last year). As with the previous one, I just ignored the part … Continue reading

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Averted

One would think, considering how long I have been knitting, that I would have accumulated a set of every size needle that I could ever need. One would, alas, be wrong, which is why this evening I was sending out … Continue reading

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Settled

Normally, it being a Monday, I would have rehearsal tonight, except that this past weekend was our latest concert set, and that means now I’ve got two Mondays off. Yay! I celebrated by eating homemade pizza for dinner and working … Continue reading

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Brake

Yesterday morning we were heading out of town and as we drove down I-5 through downtown, we saw flashing emergency lights on the other side of the freeway and then, bizarrely, a small white box truck perched precariously over the … Continue reading

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Thingadailies Day 18

I thought I was doing pretty well with the snowflakes this month and then this one just…didn’t quite work out. I can sort of see where it was going, but clearly something didn’t work out. Ah well. Making a snowflake … Continue reading

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Easily amused

A large box arrived from Amazon today. This was, of course, cause for great excitement among the cats because box (!) but even better, the stuff inside was covered with a giant length of wadded up packing paper. Because I … Continue reading

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The manner to which he is accustomed

Due to the fact that our cat horde has always included cats of varying temperaments and levels of bravery, we free feed, which means the more portly cats (cough cough Nutmeg) have the same access to kibble as the thinner, … Continue reading

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Commuting

I had to get up extra early this morning to drive down to a work meeting; early enough that I watched the sun rise as I headed down the freeway. It was rather nice. And then on the way home … Continue reading

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Warm front

I was supposed to go to an off-site meeting today, for work. However, when I got into the office and cranked up the computer to check email, I discovered the meeting had been postponed until Wednesday. This was a relief … Continue reading

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