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Invigorating Nostalgia

January 6, 2017

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The obvious tale my website spins is that I have been undergoing a number of changes in my life. Applying my field of technology experience to the yarn industry since I began blogging in 2002 is one. The huge personal life changes are meeting BFF and my daughter’s birth. All three were instrumental when I […]

WWKIP Day 2016 with Pals

June 20, 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

June 17, 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 […]

A Bunny Scrum’s Back Story

May 5, 2016

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Four years ago with my ties to XRX freshly cut in October, I was new to freelancing at the time and looking for steady work. Through various phone calls and emails, I scheduled some job interviews and possible meeting during “VOGUE Knitting LIVE!” in 2012 at New York City. As I previously wrote in a […]

Charity Drive: Pounds of Handmade Love for Pounds of Love Yarn

March 27, 2015

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Just a reminder about where we will be tomorrow… We will be running the charity donation table for the first ever Hampton Roads Birth Expo, which will be at the Magnuson Hotel and Conference Center in Newport News, VA from 10AM to 4PM. This conference has many 30-60 minute informative sessions that are targeted to […]

Tasting Rowan Yarn’s Latest Treats

January 28, 2014

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I know that I mentioned a little something I had been planning for a long while: hosting a yarn tasting party in my home. “Yarn tasting?” People eat yarn? hehe… No, not quite. A yarn tasting is when a knitter or crocheter can sample a yarn before buying it. Think of it as a test […]