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Re-entry

Hello Everyone. Whew, it is only Tuesday? How is it that after a vacation it seems like the days drag by? Well, it feels like it should be at least Thursday!! Re-entry has it's challenges!I brought my yarns from my Secret Pal to my LYS - Lizzie Ann's at lunch today....

Secret Pal Surprises!!

Good Morning Everyone! We were going to head back from our cottage last night, but we had some bad storms roll through. A nice line of them in our path home. So we headed out first thing this morning! And, at the door waiting for me when I arrived was a little box...

Vacation's Over

Hello everyone - well all good things must come to an end, and so it goes for vacation. Today I take my kiddo's to Ludington to drop them off to their dad. They are sleeping right now, as teenagers are wont to do! I am making breakfast one last time this morning,...

4 th of July Meltdown

Hello Everyone - I sure hope all the fireworks are over, poor Copper cannot take another night of loud noise. He has been living under the blankets of our bed since last Saturday. I have tried everything - music, radio, television - but none of it helps, he can still...

Happy Birthday America

Hello everyone! Today America is 230 years old! Wow - that is amazing! The day looks like it will be beautiful here - it is sunny and the birds are singing! This vacation week is flying by - we took a boat ride yesterday and I sat in the sun and knit! I ask you - does...

Vacation!

Hello everyone! Today is my first day of vacation! We are heading up to our cottage - and I am declaring July - UFO month. I am going to use this week off to work on all UFO's hanging around this house! That should keep me from buying any yarn this month - I am saving...

Can you catch a cold from your SP?

Hello everyone! Ugh, this summer cold is gettin' me down! I had an email from my SP from SP8, she let me know she had a cold which was laying her low - and yesterday I was certainly on the path of getting the cold. Must be a sympathy cold because misery loves company....

Gray Monday

Hello everyone! Well, it is Monday and I cannot believe that next week is the 4th of July! This month has just flown by! The weather has been lovely, but today we are supposed to get some scattered showers here in West Michigan. I spent the weekend doing housework...

Friday again!!

Okay, there is a definate pattern here with Friday posts! I will work on trying to update the other days as well. I am working on those lovely lace socks from the spring IK - I cast on and then took them out and re-cast on. This time looks much nicer - no mistakes in...

Friday again

Wow, I cannot believe that it is Friday already - this week has just sped by! I had another sock class last night with 4 lovely ladies who wanted to learn how to knit 2 socks on one circular, toe up. They were a great group, I am excited to see how their socks look in...

Frogging Friday

Hello everyone! Well it is a frogging Friday here at my house. I started to knit the Watercolor top from the spring IK and as I was working the top (after knitting about 17") I discovered I had made a mistake in a couple of the rows, skipped my row of knit on the...

Monday – Monday

How can it be Monday again? The weekend just flew by way too fast. We are down to the last 4 days of school for my kids and, like the beginning of the year, the end of the year crunch is on! I just finished the most boring conference call in history! Fannie Mae ARM...

Summer has arrived!

Hello Everyone! At long last, summer arrived over the Memorial Day weekend! The weather was sunny and a hot 90 + degrees out. There was some rain, but it all came during the night. Almost a perfect weekend. My husband painted the living room at our cottage - not maybe...

It's all down hill from here!

Wow, what a week it has been thus far! I have had orchestra concerts to attend, orthodontist appointments to get kids to, haircut appointments to get kids to, laundry to do, laundry to do, meetings at work, web conference calls, did I mention I had laundry to do? It...

Week 1 completed!

Hello everyone! I have made it through week 1 of my new job, my poor brain is on overload with all the information I have been inundated with!! I also taught 2 knitting classes this week, but outside of that have had little or no time to knit this week! A week without...

Happy Mother's Day

Hello everyone!Hope you all had a great Mom's day. Mine was awesome - I had a great day with my kids and Kyle's family. It was truly a fun day. I need to get a good night's sleep because I start a new job tomorrow!!!! Plus, I am teaching the Wobbly Circles Tote from...

7×7 Meme

I saw this interesting thing on the blog of a knitter that interested me (here is her weblog http://iwasknittogetherinmymotherswomb.typepad.com/i_was_knit_together_in_my/)So, without further ado, here you go!7 Things to do before I die:Go to Edinburgh with KyleRead...

Sunday Night

Sunday Night

Hello Everyone,What a weekend - went to a Derby Party and it was so much fun. GREAT food - just amazing food! Michelle made the most awesome Mint Julips, mmmmm - mmmmmmmmmmm - good! I got my hat finished while helping out at Linda's shop - La Petite Boutique. It...

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Kat’s bookshelf: read

When All Is Said
it was amazing
Seven chapters of sheer bliss. Beautiful writing and an incredible tale. Who would you toast on the last day of your life?
tagged:
2019
Transatlantic
it was amazing
LOVED! Every single word. The thread that tied this story together is wonderful! I could not stop listening – it was that good!
tagged:
2019 and audio
There Will Be No Miracles Here: A Memoir
it was amazing
A beautiful memoir. The writing is wonderful – the story shared is so poignant. I highly recommend.
tagged:
2019 and audio-2019

 


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