Tag Archives: sweater

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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Slow and steady

supposedly wins the race. But not really. Unless finishing is winning, which it’s not, it’s just finishing. (although finishing is an accomplishment, but it’s not winning). Last Friday my coworker and I headed off to Block Island for their 40th annual … Continue reading

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Good ideas in theory

I’ve been plugging away at this sweater for far too long–it was an idea that grew in my head, but I couldn’t find a pattern that corresponded with my idea, so I just sorta cast on and had at it. … Continue reading

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Mocking

Oh, there it is, every day. Just sitting there. With its plaintive digital readout, emitting a random squeak when it’s jostled to make room for placemats or newspapers or the butter dish. I’m not going to go all zen on … Continue reading

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Chin up!

I’ve decided that while I’m on the DL (that’s the Disabled List, in old baseball parlance), I will not go outside.  That way, I will not see the millions of runners that use my town’s very long thoroughfare on their … Continue reading

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