Author Archives: onthelamb

About onthelamb

a knitter, a runner, a mother, a reader.

50 Shades of…taupe?

I had a three day trip to Columbus for work–the annual needle arts trade show. Sadly it got cut short half a day as our home was vandalized early Saturday morning (someone threw a brick through our living room window, … Continue reading

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You know it’s a good day

When this happens Yep, another pair ‘o jeans. The denim is Japanese selvedge procured in Hong Kong this past March. Pattern is Closet Case Files Morgan jean. I sized up 2 sizes because on my last pair I had the … Continue reading

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On the needles and in the gym

First up for my SoB (that’s Summer of Basics, folks) is a sweater for my sister.  She lives in Hong Kong and typically it’s not sweater weather there, but recently their winters have gotten a bit chilly, and without central … Continue reading

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Well, this is embarrassing…

I have not vanished off the face of the earth. In fact, I can barely remember what’s kept me so silent for the past, um, 8 1/2 months. Oh yeah, that’s right. It’s that my country is in a tailspin … Continue reading

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Back to regular programming

When we last met, I was in the throes of the #fringeandfriendskal2016. I was sketching, charting, designing and mathing my heart out. I frogged my first two attempts, and seriously questioned my ability to add and divide. But, as they say, the … Continue reading

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Disheartened

I am so incredibly stressed out by waking up every morning in Bizarro World. The world where DJT is seriously the republican nominee and black men GOING ABOUT THEIR DAILY LIVES are killed day after day. Whenever I’m anxious, my coping … Continue reading

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Apparently, I can’t knit either

    Welcome to the saga of my #fringeandfriendsKAL2016. Once felled by the dreaded PF, I realized I needed to keep my head clear somehow, so I quickly jumped into this KAL, hosted by The Fringe Association.  My goal–a lopi-esque sweater like … Continue reading

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Well, at least I can knit

Because my running mojo’s just about disappeared, thanks to some good ole fashioned PF. And because clearly I have yet to learn from past injuries, I am 2 for 2 when it comes to moving past this, as I prematurely … Continue reading

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Yes

I’m still alive. You would think that I’ve run out of fodder, given my absence from the blogging world. And no, it’s not even because I’m that busy. Since I’ve last written, I’ve firmly crossed the threshold into middle-age (yep, … Continue reading

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Liberty-worthy

Or not. Thing 3 is off to camp next week. This isn’t new for us; it’s her fifth year of camp, but for some reason* she has no clothes this year. (*actually the reason is that she grew 4″ over … Continue reading

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