Category Archives: families

Nothing to complain about

As you know, we in New England have nothing to complain about. No snow, no ice, no slush, no multiple days in the row of Yak Trax and chipping, or slogging and shoveling. The absence of snow is almost palpable. … Continue reading

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Floofy On Parade

We had a girls’ weekend. The boys went to Maine, and we stayed back to man the fort. This is something different for us, but truly fun. The best part was hitting Boston for Saturday afternoon and evening. And the … Continue reading

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Where I spent Hurricane Irene

This is where I spent Hurricane Irene: And, just in case I haven’t tempted you enough: Not too shabby, eh? It’s not everyone that gets to evacuate a log cabin in the woods by a beautiful lake because of tornado … 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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Thanksgiving

I have a wonderful family, and together we had a nearly perfect Thanksgiving Vacation. Here’s some of the highlights: Thursday morning we picked up Cam at a sleepover reunion with his best buddies. Then we hopped onto Route 2 for … Continue reading

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From The Knitting Archives

My Grandmother was a wonderful knitter. My dad once told me that she had a special clamp she attached to her thigh that would hold her book so she could read and knit at the same time. Here she is … Continue reading

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