Monthly Archives: July 2011

Introduction to Entrelac

This weekend the Knitters’ Guild is sponsoring some workshops with Gwen Bortner. She has a new book out titled Entree to Entrelac and I understand she’s known as the Queen of Entrelac on Ravelry.  It’s a title that is well … Continue reading

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Baked Brains Averted

We’re again under a heat advisory here. Actual temperature yesterday was 100 with the heat index higher than that. That made me think about attending the Compton Heights Concert Band concert. Even though their announcer says it’s 10 degrees cooler … Continue reading

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A Mini-Vacation On The Farm

This morning I took another mini-vacation. The Ladies Who Lunch paid a visit to a lavender farm. We were served a cup of raspberry lavender white tea and a blueberry-lavender muffin. The owner of the farm gave us a talk … Continue reading

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I’m Not A Sports Fan

This week has underscored the “I’m not a sports fan” segment of my personality. The first baseman on the local professional baseball team, Albert Pujois, was mentioned multiple times every hour on the radio. The reason? About two weeks ago … Continue reading

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Going for the Record

Last night I attended the July 4th Compton Heights Concert Band concert at Tower Grove Park. It was an excellent concert. The guest soloist, Beverly Stewart-Anderson, was in fine voice and did a great job on her numbers. The band … Continue reading

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Independence Day Thoughts

At my church the weekly Sunday bulletin contains a short devotional. These are written by various members of the congregation. Sometimes they are assigned a topic and sometimes they can choose a topic. I’m one of those writers and was … Continue reading

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