Category Archives: spinning

I’ve been away for some time now.

It’s been an interesting, eventful and sometimes sad late summer into fall. As some of you know, I live in St. Louis, MO. I am about 7-10 miles away from the community of Ferguson which became infamous in the media. … Continue reading

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The ground sucks………..

Really. It does. When I step on the lawn it makes a sucking sound. The 12 year old in me thinks it’s hilarious, but the grown up me realizes that not only is the drought broken here in Middle Earth, … Continue reading

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You’ll never guess what today is.

IT’S FRIDAY!!!!!!!!!!!  Fridayfridayfridayfridayfridayfridayfriday!!!!!! After a week of approximately 9 days, it’s finally Friday.  The last workday of my week (and, hopefully, yours).  We are on the cusp of the weekend.  And, may I point out,  it’s FRIDAY!!!!!! I still have … Continue reading

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The postman has been berry good to me!

I ordered some roving from Annie at Maple Corners. What a bit of serendipity that has been.   Uberstrickenfrau introduced us (and I’m very very grateful).  Annie is a caregiver for her mother, who has Alzheimer’s.  I care for my mother, … Continue reading

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Influence

My little brother loved music.  Maybe more than anyone else I have ever known.   One of the last things we did together was see Todd Rundgren.  Guess what my soundtrack is today? Yup. I have been trying hard to … Continue reading

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Thursday sans Dog

I’m bad about the Dogs on Thursday posts. I forget or forget to take pictures of the boy. He’s too large to “catch” in a cute pose. He’s his cutest when he’s leaning on you trying to snuggle under your … Continue reading

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Short row toes 7, Cindy 0

I tried Cookie’s short rows tutorial. And, then, I tried Cookie’s short rows tutorial. I tried 5 more times before declaring defeat. I’m overanalyzing or overreading or something! It sure isn’t the tutorial. It’s me. So, since I was completely … Continue reading

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