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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Knits in Action

Written on January 21, 2013 at 1:18 pm, by | 3 Comments

Yesterday I, along with Eric, my 3 brothers and their friends, my uncle and his friends, went to the Patriots AFC Championship game in Foxborough.  In total, we had a caravan of 8 cars. The tailgating was awesome.  We had food stations with slow-cooked pulled pork, ribs, chicken wings, chili…. but the pièce de résistance was  Continue Reading »


Written on January 14, 2013 at 2:55 pm, by | 2 Comments

I realized late last night that I need to rip my current project back about 2/3rds of the way back to the beginning.  The project will be perfectly serviceable if I don’t rip, but I know that I won’t be happy with it unless I do.  I SHOULD be eager to rip back, get going,  Continue Reading »

Food Friday

Written on January 11, 2013 at 12:03 pm, by | 1 Comment

Yesterday I made bread. No-Knead Peasant Loaf I made bread so good it makes me giddy.  It almost makes me want to cry, it’s so good.  And it’s not because I’m such a skilled cook, or a trained pastry chef, or a dough-whisperer.   I am none of those things. It’s because I bought a book  Continue Reading »

Clearing the Dust

Written on January 9, 2013 at 12:42 pm, by | 3 Comments

I was inspired by Maryse.  I don’t know why her photo inspired me so fundamentally…  the simplicity?  the beautiful yarn?  the message? I thought about it for days.  And then I dusted off my DSLR.  I had to track down the various components: Camera.  Lenses.  Remote.  Tripod.  Charger (!)  Cords.  I’ve been simplifying and organizing  Continue Reading »

2012 Year In Review

Written on January 8, 2013 at 7:29 am, by | 3 Comments

I think it’s obvious what I spent my last year doing: Snapping fuzzy pictures of my kids with my iPhone, as one does. What hasn’t been showing up, on my iPhone, Flickr, blog, Ravelry, or anywhere really, has been the upswing in knitting content. This I resolve to change. People, I have been sleeping through  Continue Reading »