Musings

Invitation

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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Musings

To: WordPress.com

Thank you WordPress, for the myriad of beautiful themes you offer on your site, for purchase or otherwise.  I have taken advantage of the previewing option with and without my specific content, in considering the look and feel I want to represent who I am and what I want to say.

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Musings

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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Poetry

on blogging

A post, a page, a project A link, a tag, a slug A menu, a parent, a category For cryin’ out loud, All I want to do is write! A logo, an icon, a graphic, 3-column, static, or slideshow A comment, a like, a share, For cryin’ out loud, All I want to do is […]

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Musings

Blog Hop on Creativity

An invite  from a fellow Raveler, Bowie asking if I would like to participate in a creative blog hop!  Sure would!  I love questions such as these as they force thinking of the why and wherefore of things, and I know that reflection on any level is the best way to learn, for everyone.  Also, this reminds me of those chain […]

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Collection

Tapestry Dress

Sometimes you see a project that you have to have against all reasoning.  I asked myself all kinds of questions to try to talk myself out of making this.  What?  I cannot purchase all the yarn needed for this in the same dye lot?  When?  Combination short sleeves with a high neck collar, what season will I wear […]

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Collection

Is this a Martin Storey or a Math Story?

Back in August I laid eyes on this beauty, Tembe designed by Martin Storey.  (ok, the model ain’t bad, either.)  The colors, style of the cardigan, the way it was fashioned, and the magnificent elephants all reminded me of my hubby.  He had been asking for a hand knit and had been reminding me of how […]

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