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Heroes

November 15, 2006

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I normally refuse to discuss television shows because my taste varies from sports, Scooby Doo cartoons, to history/DIY/food to (ahem, you will sooo laugh) “Murder, She Wrote” to Dr. Phil’s talk show, and finally CSI. Mixed in that group is a new series, “Heroes” which features complete strangers who have these individual powers. Through the […]

Weighing Sock Yarn and a Shawl

November 14, 2006

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From the mail yesterday, I have in my possession a hank of sock yarn that I was drooling over since “Knitting by the Sea” Lisa flashed it as part of her Rhinebeck haul contest. It is Blue Moon Fibers’ mediumweight Socks that Rock in the Rhode Island Red colorway. After seeing it on her site, […]

Working Hard for an FO

November 11, 2006

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Happy Birthday LEW-LEW!! I love embarrassing my BIL. Besides being with me during our years at VA Tech, he is one of my favorite people in the world and I am so glad to have him and his family melted in with ours. Many a time we have planted ourselves on the couch for a […]

Potential Big Loser Gets a Motivating Package

November 10, 2006

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First and foremost, “Happy Veteran’s Day” to those who have fought for our country. Not only do these women and men give their lives for us, but also their families. Hugs and thanks for the families left behind. Being an ex-Navy brat made me a stronger and independent person. I remember when my Daddy was […]

Socks and Bunnies on the Brain

November 7, 2006

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First and foremost, “Happy Birthday D!” Dorothy is celebrating a big day today, and I want her to know how much we all love and admire her. I cannot go into too much detail about her life, but she survived years of an abusive marriage and kicked the “B” word out of her life long […]

Saturday, Schmaturday

November 4, 2006

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I do not dislike Saturdays. In fact, I think Saturday is my favorite day of the week. The Schmaturday feeling is due to the cold downstairs that make my feet freeze, and the frustration I am having in trying to finish the Birthday shawl for the Dorothy. I have the body (with 175 stitches on […]