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Reflecting on Editing

January 10, 2017

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In my last post, I have been reflecting on how to share my life online. When I began volunteering in the fibery yarn world, I was told by a known working knitter that compensation is never stated in public. Yet not to share information of being compensated (the details of how do not need to […]

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 […]

Back to Basics: Blue Jeans and Knitting Patterns

December 23, 2016

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For the past six years, I have been plagued with the issue of trying to replace much loved blue jeans. Shopping for denim garments is a challenge because of the physical changes that the fabric often provides. Upon the suggestion of my mother-in-law, I changed to a different style, cut, and brand. That change is […]

Hoppy Is as Hoppy Does

December 18, 2016

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Ever have your dominoes fall into line perfectly? Or have you received something unexpectedly wonderful? This month had a couple of downs, but this week a couple of ups literally threw us “into the black” ink of life. Because of the good news, I had wanted to delay writing my post which now is being […]

My 3 Words for 2017

December 9, 2016

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If there is one habit I picked up and still follow, it is selecting “My three words” to guide me through the upcoming year. This tradition of sorts began with Chris Brogan of Owner Media, whom I met at Boston’s Podcamp in 2009 thanks to Guido Stein. The purpose of this philosophical exercise is to […]

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 […]