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Five Things That Are Bringing Me Joy

  I acknowledge the goodness of giving thanks! And gathering together, even just for a moment's reflection, the things (and people, books, ideas, or moments) that have shaped me in the last season, that have brought me greater knowledge, more comfort, deeper joy. So here are five things I'm loving right now:   I just… Continue reading Five Things That Are Bringing Me Joy

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Crafting and the Library (Finally!!)

I finally got my library card sorted out, and I can now put things on hold online. What a thrilling event that is!! All the books, at my fingertips! Browsing the online catalogue is a little less romantic than walking the stacks, and there's less opportunity for serendipity, but with two small people in tow… Continue reading Crafting and the Library (Finally!!)

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Crafting: Returning to the Needles! 

The knitting needles, that is. I guess my previous frustrations with my City Gym Shorts have given me just the (de)motivation I needed to return to knitting. So now I am swatching for Andrea Mowry's White Pine sweater! It's funny, my first sweater for myself, a cardigan, was also a pattern called White Pine. Do… Continue reading Crafting: Returning to the Needles! 

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Living More and Little Booties

The last week we spent in Ottawa, celebrating the wedding of my cousin and visiting with family. I took about three photos the whole trip, and although I knit whenever there were quiet moments, I couldn't quite finish these baby booties in time to give them to another cousin, who is expecting a baby any… Continue reading Living More and Little Booties