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Crossword Hands

Out of the corner of my eye the memory tugged at my heart. Pen against paper, words parsed out from obscure clues on the printed paper. Hands. Gnarled with age, swollen from arthritic joints, grasping the pen that look small … Continue reading

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Gio’s Birthday Hat!

Model: The Husbeast Pattern: Knotty but Nice Hat Needle size: U.S. 7 Yarn: St. Denis Nordique 50 g (137m/150yds), just a little bit left over.

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Where am I today?

Where am I today? A good question, considering that of late I often catch myself both coming and going. Home. It always seems to be going home. The home that I share with my husband. The children. The dogs. The … Continue reading

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Meandering through

It’s been a season of change. The air is tinged with scents of my childhood, causing reflection of the changes over the years, not only of my own life, but those around me. I remember walking through the fields toward … Continue reading

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Back Home Again

We are back after spending the weekend in Washougal helping out the folks. It wasn’t really a planned visit, but one of those visits that are taken as we face aging parents. Papa was hospitalized for a GI bleed. After … Continue reading

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May Day

I seem to be incapable of sustaining any type of rythmn with my blogging these days. I’m sorry. Work has been challenging, with all sorts of deadlines and new things to learn. All while trying to maintain the current operating … Continue reading

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A Spring Apron

Occasionally I get out the sewing machine. Saturday I whipped up an apron for one of my nieces. I am quite pleased with the results as I haven’t really sewn anything for years. I still don’t love it like I … Continue reading

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Monday Meandering

I’m slipping this in at the last moment, but that is sort of how things are rolling these days. Work has been super busy, by the time I get home there just isn’t much left in the tank. I’ve started … Continue reading

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It’s Friday Night

It’s Friday night and I am tired. Stuff at work is piling up and there never seems to be enough time in my workday to get everything done. I hate that. We have a busy weekend planned too, touring a … Continue reading

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November6

A busy day, starting at 1:30 this morning for the computer portion of the change from daylight savings time to standard time. It isn’t as easy as one would think, as we actually have to be down for an hour … Continue reading

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