Monthly Archives: May 2008

How much stash is enough?

Today I was knitting with my student at a local B&N.  She commented on the new project I was working on, a peach colored baby sweater, and I was happy to tell her I was knitting it from stash yarn.  … Continue reading

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Hessie Mayhew’s gardening advice

Hessie Mayhew is a character in Jan Karon’s Mitford series of books.  Early in the spring, she writes a gardening column for the local newspaper in which she goes into raptures over Lady Spring’s return.   However, she ends every column with the … Continue reading

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Tea … and Robins

For the last number of months I’ve been drinking iced tea.  I used to drink a lot of coffee but anymore, iced tea is my beverage of choice.  I even drank it all through the cold days of winter.  I … Continue reading

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Paying It Forward Gifts

I’m participating in a modified version of the Pay It Forward gift program.  Because I did not have a blog at the time, I was unable to designate recipients on my blog.  At the time, I was working on knitting … Continue reading

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Storytelling is an ART!

I had seen mention of the annual storytelling festival in the newspapers in other years but had never attended it.  This year I was given the opportunity to volunteer at the festival so I signed up to work two days.   … Continue reading

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Retirement Readiness

Today I volunteered at the local Storytelling Festival and shared the lunch table with two of the storytellers who were later joined by yet another one.  I sat there munching my lunch and eavesdropping like crazy.  It’s amazing what you … Continue reading

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