Monthly Archives: June 2013


Remember how I was working on these lacy little gloves earlier in the year? And remember how one of them went missing? I still haven’t found the missing glove, so I resigned myself to knitting a third glove. Sigh. That’s … Continue reading

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weedy wednesday: adding + ripening

This past weekend I made a small enhancement to our little patio garden: One basil plant from Trader Joe’s. Buying a bunch of basil alone is $1.00, buying a plant is $2.99. So if we use basil on three occasions, … Continue reading

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infinitely finished! almost.

Unlike some crafters, I don’t maintain a very large collection of buttons. I do love buttons, but it seems that one always runs the risk of purchasing the wrong number if there isn’t a specific project in mind. And if … Continue reading

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springling complete!

One of the things I wrapped up last month and didn’t have a chance to post about…this new baby cardigan: There were a few instances of ripping with this cardigan, but as is often the case, they were worth it. … Continue reading

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weedy wednesday: not-so-green tomatoes

One of the great parts of coming back from a long trip is how much your plants seem to have progressed in your absence. We were blessed with a very nice friend who kept our tomato plants hydrated while we … Continue reading

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the ends of the earth: India snapshots

If you’ve been wondering why blog activity has been minimal/absent for the past month or so, here’s your answer. Not some top-secret knitting project–instead, I’ve been planning and then taking a trip. To INDIA!! Some friends asked us to attend … Continue reading

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