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Reflecting on Editing

10, January 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

6, January 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

23, December 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 […]

My 3 Words for 2017

9, December 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 […]

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 […]