Technique

Three Cheers for Poise, Posture, and Winning Attitude

Posture is something I rarely hear people talk about and yet, I believe it to be the cornerstone of great looks.  When was the last time posture was the topic of your conversation?  One usually hears, “Love your hair! Where did you get your shoes?  Great skirt!”  These are typical conversational items.  Imagine “You know, […]

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Musings

Addendum to Yarn Bombing

Words from a recent email:  “Dad says, check out the Cinelli.  He changed the bars back to the original Cinelli bar and stem – he wrapped the bars himself and remembered how!  He chose to save the beautiful Record levers.  He rode the bike 20 miles Sunday in a little better than an hour and […]

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Musings

The Battle of the Ss

Summer and School Year (SY) were arguing over who was more popular.  (from the point of view of a teacher.) Summer:  Look, SY I hear people, from young to old, talking about how they can’t wait for me to begin.  Teachers and students of all ages sing my praises the whole year through.  I think […]

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Musings

Ode to a Crow

As summer is coming to a close, I pause to reflect.  I can usually identify something, possibly an event or a person who stands out as a symbol of a summer gone by.  Just a bit of memorabilia, to file away to recall a specific time.  I remember the summer of the hawk, the season […]

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Collection

Yarn Bombing on a Personal Level

Anything yarn-like is going to catch my attention so when this thing called yarn bombing came exploding onto the scene, what can I say, it intrigued me.  I wanted to know the how and the why of such an art form.  Well, in researching, it seems like this yarn bombing, otherwise known as yarn graffiti […]

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Musings

Plan B

Challenges.  Even in pleasure there are challenges or maybe your challenges are your pleasure.  Knitting gives me a high level of pleasure but I could list an abundance of challenges that knitting has brought me:  stitch difficulty, yarn disappointment, confusion with directions, size issues, and the list goes on.  Any project that you deemed a […]

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Musings

There’s a New Kid in Town

There’s a new kid in town and life has changed.  If you’ve noticed an absence of posts in “Bloom”, don’t feel badly, we feel slighted as well. It is clear we are being ignored.  Here in the house, we are not moved or put on the work table or put safely away where we are […]

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Musings

Sub-title Finalized

I must say, when I embarked on this new endeavor to write a blog, the theme of my blog as well as the main title came immediately to me.  Philosophical in nature as well as my reality, I believe my life has exemplified appreciating what I have and making the most of every day.  There […]

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