Category Archives: Juneathon

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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Things I suck at

Apparently, blogging in June. Things I don’t suck at: Signing up for more races. This week kicks off a new 16 (well, 17, because I’m giving myself actually 2 weeks to get the first week’s workouts done) week training plan … Continue reading

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Soccer on the last day

Watching, not playing, though. Another Juneathon for the books. This one ended with a 1. 47 mile walk with my coworker before another 7 hour stretch at our booth and then the US women’s soccer game against Germany.  Not so … Continue reading

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Robin Hood

watch out! Yesterday I took my 2nd sewing class with Sunni from A Fashionable Stitch. We only had two hours together, but I got the two most difficult elements of my Landgate anorak complete: the lined hood (complete with zip) … Continue reading

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Roller Coaster

I’m lucky that almost everywhere I travel for work there’s a half marathon on the docket within a reasonable distance. Such was the case with Salt Lake City. When I learned I would be here for 2 weeks, I quickly … Continue reading

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Wake, run, work, rinse, repeat

Amazing how quickly you can settle into a rut, even in a new locale. Today was another run through the canyon then 7 hours on my feet in the booth. Evening was an excellent visit to a local yarn shop, … Continue reading

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Does talking alot count?

Booth hours started at 8am today, meaning there was no time for a run. And actually, there really wasn’t that much walking. But I moved my mouth a lot. Both for talking and eating. Does that count?  

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