From a Mother to her Daughter, on Mother’s Day

I was gifted a book, My Daughter, My Joy… The Greatest Tributes to Daughters That Have Ever Been Written.  The book is a collection of beautiful poems, sayings, and short stories written by famous poets and authors who are expressing their points of view with creative, thought provoking prose on relationships between mothers and daughters.  The book was a […]

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Running Goal

I mentioned that when I was ready, I would post my running goal here. It happens that the well-known Komen Race for the Cure®, part of the largest series of 5K runs/fitness walks in the world, is just around the corner and, of course, is beckoning for participants!  Teams are forming, t-shirts are being ordered, and the whole thing is […]

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On Kindness

Gift bouquet for her, found on desk, brought home and admired by him. No card, but giver identified.   Flowers lovingly placed in a vase. A thank you for an act of kindness.  He positions, re-positions tulips in different rooms as the day wanes carefully carrying and turning the bouquet into the sunlight. She said it was for putting others first.  […]

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4 + 2 + 1 + 1 + 1 = final satisfaction.  This project came to me as I was needing to embark on an easy and lightweight (as in heft) project after the challenging elephant cardigan and the gorgeous, but bulky-to-knit designer tapestry dress.  The 4 in my equation stands for this yarn Manos del Uruguay, Rittenhouse […]

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Cardigan or Pullover

Cardigan, pullover, cardigan, pullover, which shall I choose? It’s like music to our internal souls, Rhythm we knitters dance and understand. A repetition that motivates and gives us direction. Patterns on the shelves,  designers desiring our attention. Each calling to be chosen for the next exciting project. Cardigan, pullover, cardigan, pullover, you know how I want to choose […]

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Sometimes, happenings in life linger in my mind to the point where I need to write about them. The lingering moment was a conversation I had with teachers about a week ago regarding an upcoming narrative writing unit. We were sharing thoughts around the concept of memoir, what one was and how students might take on the […]

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Two Shout Outs

As a soon-to-be retiree, I am beginning to open my ears and eyes to life after employment.  When I spotted this opportunity with Deborah Newton, I just had to write about it.  I am so in love with her as a knitter due to her pristine attention to detail, especially in the finishing touches of a garment. […]

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