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Fixating on Improvement

2, December 2016

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People often try to better their lives at least once. For some like me, obtaining near perfection (because reaching that goal is truly unrealistic) is an obsession that rears its ugly head in various forms. The induced stress can make or break our minds. If we can direct the stress to positive channels, great! But […]

Kicking off the ModeKnit Yarns Corset KAL

23, June 2016

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Because I saw that a couple of folks had not received their yarn yet, I thought I could start the Corset KAL on a slight delay. I had cast on and finished Chart A with two (2) rows of Chart B. I did knit this pattern ahead to see how certain changes might work for […]

WWKIP Day 2016 with Pals

20, June 2016

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If there is one wish I could be granted, it is to have more time to visit with friends around the world simultaneously. On Saturday I was able to do a bit of that by meeting with various pals during the 2016 international celebration of Worldwide Knit in Public (WWKIP) Day. Last year I celebrated […]

Facing Fears on Fridays

17, June 2016

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I know I am reiterating a past post with this topic, but I have become quite cynical and untrusting enough to leave my home except for “safe” places. I figured rewriting about these fears will help me overcome them… Have you ever been afraid to try something new? The “something” can be as simple as […]

After a Bug

25, May 2016

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For the past two weeks, I have not been able to write due to SlytherBun and myself catching a darn bug which unfortunately still has me at its whim. During that time I managed to knit a shawl for BFF’s cousin, something that will be in an upcoming book, and a bunny-sized sun visor for […]

My 2016 Mother’s Day Feelings

8, May 2016

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Twelve years ago, I was about to take a big step into a relationship that I ended the Autumn of 2009. Now it is 2016 and I am exactly one month away from celebrating my daughter’s third birthday. Looking back, I never knew what future I could expect, and I never thought in 2009 I […]