Monthly Archives: January 2011

While my friends were at Vogue Knitting Live

What I did while my friends were at Vogue Knitting Live: We went snowshoeing in the Cabot Woods with Carolyn. Cam found Eeyore’s house, but Eeyore wasn’t home. We went skiing by the river. And we had Cornish Game Hens … Continue reading

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Enough is Enough

I think we have enough snow now. These are the benches in front of our house. I don’t think we’ll be sitting on them until, well, April. Really, this is probably enough snow for a while. And here is the … Continue reading

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Smitten

I have scrumptious, squishy yarn all ready for a project I’ve been eyeing for two years. I’ve had this yarn for nearly a week, and the skeins aren’t even wound yet. This is very unusual; I never wait to rip … Continue reading

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Snow Day

From our neighborhood yesterday: It looked like Humpty wanted to jump. Mark and I went for a ski in the Cabot Woods: The snow was weighing down the trees. Until we couldn’t go any farther. I finished the butterfly hat, … Continue reading

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For The Record

For the record: the knitting world does not do violent rhetoric. Think of the patterns I’m working on and the ones I’ve queued: Just Enough Ruffles, Butterfly Hat, Gnome Mittens, Owls,┬áBaby Kina. Or look at the projects my knitting buddies … Continue reading

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Got It Good

I’m afraid I’ve come down with a bit of the dreaded Second Sockitis. It’s a bummer, especially since I’m usually such a monogamous knitter. I like to keep working and working on my little things until they are complete. Okay, … Continue reading

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Update

I heard this quick interview with Christopher Tierney, the stuntman who fell during a performance Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark, and I want to share. This man was seriously injured exercising the art he knows, and he can not wait … Continue reading

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Let Each Man Exercise The Art He Knows

I saw this on the floor of the Guggenheim’s foyer on our recent visit. This is a provocative tenet. I think I’ll make it my mission for 2011. I will exercise the art I know.  I like the idea that … Continue reading

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