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Unraveled Wednesday | 12.14.22

Unraveled Wednesday | 12.14.22

Greetings Unravelers! This week, I might have entirely jumped the Knitting Shark... I am knitting the actual packages not just the gifts! LOL Yes, our "surprise" this week was a Stack of Presents to knit and stitch! And what do presents need? A tree of course. So I...

Sometimes Monday | 12.12.22

Sometimes Monday | 12.12.22

Is all about books! Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them. ― Lemony Snicket, Horseradish While we were very much a Harry Potter House... there was a good bit of Lemony Snicket to fill the 'regularly scheduled reading time'... and I very much concur...

Museum of Me | December 2022

Museum of Me | December 2022

The prompt this month is to talk about the best Christmas gift we ever got. First, how about a bit of Christmas Gifting Music? And nobody recites a Christmas List better than Eartha Kitt! Now, I could spend some time talking about the puppy my sister and I got one...

Unraveled Wednesday | 12.7.22

Unraveled Wednesday | 12.7.22

Greetings Unravelers! This week brought the return of embroidery to my days and I am loving every stitch! My project is loosely based on these Snowflake ornaments. I picked three snowflakes, enlarged them and traced them onto Sulky Solvy and began stitching. I will...

Sometimes Monday | 12.5.22

Sometimes Monday | 12.5.22

December's wintery breath is already clouding the pond, frosting the pane, obscuring summer's memory... ― John Geddes A Familiar Rain This mornings constitutional with Sherman was all about December's wintery breath... and frost on the ground! It was a morning that we...

Early December RIFFing | 12.2.22

Early December RIFFing | 12.2.22

December. A desperate celebration of an end. — Chandrama Deshmukh, A Teaspoon of Stars This quote sort of sums of December for me...the end of a year, the end of a word (which has been a very good word for me!), the end of my being 62, the end of my Year of Gnomes...

Unraveled Wednesday | 11.30.22

Unraveled Wednesday | 11.30.22

Gentle Unravelers! Welcome to the last day of November... and tomorrow begins December! And I am so ready for it! Why? Well, tomorrow the first Holiday Christmas Gnome clue comes out! I have my yarn all set to go... and I am eager to begin! And my Welcome December...

Full Realized | November 2022

Full Realized | November 2022

I spent much of this month in quiet *internal* contemplation. To start, there was lots of debating with myself but eventually the debates gave way to an exercise in finding joy... and really, what held the most joy of all! What am I talking about? Well, the Great...

Gratitude Week | 11.25.22

Gratitude Week | 11.25.22

Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude. ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh The day after Thanksgiving should be an easy day to be grateful, right? We have full bellies, leftovers, and...if we are...

Happy Thanksgiving, Gratitude Week | 11.24.22

Happy Thanksgiving, Gratitude Week | 11.24.22

Abundance: noun the situation in which there is more than enough of something an amount that is more than enough Abundance is something I have been thinking about frequently this year, it popped up many times as I worked through my  word - full. And the one thing I...

A Week of Gratitude | 11.22.22

A Week of Gratitude | 11.22.22

Today's things I am grateful for are things I have absolutely no control over, but that does not mean I feel less gratitude about them! Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart. ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart This weeks weather...there has...

Sometimes Monday | 11.21.22

Sometimes Monday | 11.21.22

is for contemplating Gratitude! Kym has invited and I will happily join in! My plan? To post three things I am grateful for every day this week. And before you ask....Yes, Unraveled Wednesday will be here... but a gratitude edition! (I mean how can one not be thankful...

A Gathering of Poetry | November 2022

A Gathering of Poetry | November 2022

It seems impossible that it is already the third Thursday of the month... and yet it is. And I have a poem to share with you all today (plus one to listen to, if you so desire!)  I had originally imagined that I would find something to share from the stack of poetry...

Unraveled Wednesday | 11.16.22

Unraveled Wednesday | 11.16.22

Sweet dreams are made of this... — The Eurythmics **If you want to listen, click the text above** Sometimes, no matter how hard you try a yarn just fights you every stitch of the way. This is the story of such a yarn...I spun this really gorgeous, buttery soft fiber....

Sometimes Monday | 11.14.22

Sometimes Monday | 11.14.22

Brings big changes and the urge to bake all the things! Starting with the weather... last Monday ushered in a glorious week. We had temps in the 70's several times! I had to break out the summer attire to stave off a need for Steve to turn on the AC during the week (I...

Museum of Me | November 2022

Museum of Me | November 2022

I have been thinking about this exhibit for some time now (since last month, actually!!) and it has been one of the most enjoyable exhibits to put together! Come in and consider the Unsung Hero... or Sheroes as is the case for me. As you all know, I frequently sing...

Unraveled Wednesday | 11.9.22

Unraveled Wednesday | 11.9.22

Greetings Unravelers! Happy Post Election Day and I hope to provide you with some things to distract you while all the ballots are tallied. So... turn off the news alerts and settle in! First up... The Eleventh Gnome, she is DONE! An extra hour over the weekend (plus...

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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?
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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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