Gemütlichkeit for Friday | 12.6.19

Gemütlichkeit for Friday | 12.6.19

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. — Edith Sitwell Sometimes English is, well, so lacking. Other languages have words that are just so more descriptive of...

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Quiet Weekending | 11.25.19

Quiet Weekending | 11.25.19

It was a quiet weekend trying to cure my cough/cold and my only trek out was to the post office bright and early on Saturday to mail Genevieve an advent calendar. Friday, the monumental task of cleaning out the refrigerator was gleefully crossed off my list! All...

TGIF | 11.22.19

TGIF | 11.22.19

The last Friday before Thanksgiving looms large in my house. While I did pretty good at checking off most of my list, I did not quite get everything crossed off…Refrigerator, I am looking at you! But a rainy Friday and an engaging audio book will help me get it...

Unraveled Wednesday | 11.20.19

Unraveled Wednesday | 11.20.19

Late November unraveling feels a bit frantic; do you agree? I have a pair of socks I'd like to finish for a Christmas gift… this from the person who might just be the slowest sock knitter in the Northern Hemisphere. I don't even have a HO (and that damned clock is...

Sometimes Monday | 11.18.19

Sometimes Monday | 11.18.19

Includes some "carry-over" items from last week's list. I had hoped to get a Gnome stared and Thanksgiving is now looming large! But, my yarn is all set and I've moved it up on the list, so it gets started AND completed! I had hoped to get Christmas lights out…...

TGIF | 11.15.19

TGIF | 11.15.19

You can't promote principled anti-corruption action without pissing off corrupt people. – George P. Kent, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs In my opinion, this was the best quote of the week. Bravo to Mr. Kent for saying it and it...

Unraveled Wednesday | 11.13.19

Unraveled Wednesday | 11.13.19

Greetings Unravelers and Happy Wednesday! I finished my Baby Velvet knitting binge with a bang – one final pint-sized cowl so Vivi can match her mom! (I think it might be a little big, but it will absolutely work!) Details for my modifications are here. I got to the...

 

 

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