Monthly Archives: August 2007

Sometimes in life…

As I recall, this is how Ditka (pronounced Dikka) (former coach of the World Champion ’85 Chicago Bears, for those of you who don’t know) would start answering tough questions in the locker room. (Or at least that’s how I … Continue reading

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Finally! I feel like a knitter… and a blogger… or at least a blog stalker…

Last night Janelle and I met at Tricoter for their Cashmere & Cocktails special. (They had gotten in all these new cashmere yarns for the fall and wanted to share them with their customers, while holding a 10% storewide sale, … Continue reading

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From the Edmonds Farmers Market

We walked down to the Edmonds Farmers Market on Saturday to pick up some kettle corn and flowers for a friend’s birthday (the kettle corn was for me…) and I spotted this booth full of skirts and bags made out … Continue reading

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Where do I even start?

OK, so I mentioned a couple of posts ago that I finished T’s custom fly-fishing gloves, and although these were technically a pretty simple knit, it took me MONTHS to finish them! It’s at times like this that I realize … Continue reading

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Save the Car Kebab!

My uncle forwarded me an email the other day warning me that the Car Kebab in Berwyn, IL (immortalized in “Wayne’s World”) was at risk of being demolished to put up a new Walgreens!! I quickly forwarded the email to … Continue reading

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Grandma’s socks

My paternal grandmother (the one who taught me to knit) gave me these socks last time I saw her (along with a bunch of other stuff she’d knitted over the years) and I just found them again in my dresser … Continue reading

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Hi! Welcome home! Now pet me!

We went camping at Mt Rainier this weekend had a beautiful day of hiking in the meadows yesterday and then met up with some friends at the Morton Loggers Jubilee today and I FINALLY finished T’s flyfishing gloves on the … Continue reading

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