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Books Books Books

I have a lot to catch up on, but until I get the photos processed, here’s a book meme snitched from Rachelm. The Big Read reckons that the average adult has only read 6 of the top 100 books they’ve printed.” 1) Look at the list and bold those you have read. 2) Italicize those read more

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After the Hiatus; a Meme

Been too busy and caught up in life to post, but here’s a meme I swiped from rachel m. The Rules: – When tagged, place the name of the person and URL on your blog: rachel m – Post the rules on your blog – Write 7 things about yourself – Tag 7 of your read more


I am Knitting Giant Man-Socks

Occasionally, my husband looks at me and says “my toes are cold. I have no hand-knit socks.” Now, many people would say it was cold hearted of me to live with him for going on four years now and have not knit him socks. These people would be the ones who don’t know that he read more


Spring has Sprung!

Mim over at MimKnits wants to see our favorite harbingers of spring. I haven’t had much time to go out and take photos this spring (although it has definitely sprung here!) I took this photo of a bud on a star magnolia tree in Portland on the 16th of March. The tree was already in read more


O Danny Boy

My Pop-pop would have probably been horrified by this but may I point you to Danny Boy as sung by the Swedish Chef, Beaker and Animal. Pop-pop was American by birth location only, my Nanny and Granpa (my dad’s grandparents) came to the States from Ireland in the early part of the 20th century. My read more