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Monthly Archives: March 2016

coming into leaf

“The trees are coming into leaf  Like something almost being said;” –an excerpt from the poem The Tree by Philip Larkin. Sorry for being late this week. Oodles of noodles got in the way. Until next Monday, enjoy the sun!

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how simple a thing is

“We write to taste life twice.” — Anais Nin Eagles gathered with the squabble of seagulls — anticipating and scavenging as the herring run on the Salish Sea began this past week. Sea lions, fat as slugs, stalked and barked, then floated in their rafts after an earnest gorging. Orcas skimmed the shore hopeful for unsuspecting […]

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For knitters & sewers — all wrapped up

I accomplished one of my knitting goals for 2016 — I knit my first fair isle project. A wee little baby hat made from stash yarn. It was an incredibly simple little pattern and I had no issues with the process. So now I plan to move on to making even more projects like this […]

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leaving footprints

In the rhythm of the needles there is music for the soul. Knitting, making, creating handmade gifts for others is a genuinely gratifying experience. Here again, is another gift for someone special in our community. After wrapping it up and delivering it the other day, guess what colour the recipient’s shoes were? Yes, fire engine […]

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