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Sew Hope Needles On! Take TWO

Last time I wrote the roses were just blooming and now coolness of fall appears at the edges of the day. In fact, our almond tree is a little confused and had a single almond blossom amidst the thinning leaves. … Continue reading

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Changes keep a coming, I keep trying to roll with them

More changes are in the air, just as the brisk winds blow away the dreariness of winter here in middle Georgia. My husband is undergoing surgery and the attendant stress ratchets up the anxiety. The anti-dote is needlework. Anything busy … Continue reading

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Spring is in the Air

Spring is dancing around the edges here. The pear trees are blooming beautifully, daffodils are popping up in the most surprising places piercing the gloom of rainy overcast days of late, foreshadowing the coming sunny days ahead. Life has become … Continue reading

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Meeting Challenges

This week has been starting, re-starting, stops, challenges. Nothing went very smoothly. I have been working on the Veteran’s Quilt this week and finished stitching-in-the-ditch all the blocks. I searched for all the items needed to quilt the blocks in … Continue reading

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Never Let a Distraction Get You Down

Despite the requirement for me to put my nose to the grindstone of tax preparation, I have spent some time with needles this week <g>.¬† Persistence and procrastination with the mundane led me to extensively on my prayer afghan, the … Continue reading

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Knitting Weather

According to local news, Georgia is suffering the third worst winter in recorded history. It is not nearly as bad as we have weathered in our lives especially in Maine and North Dakota. I am savoring it for the times … Continue reading

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Completions Bring Joy

I am feeling pretty joyful. I completed the knitted afghan that I started over forty years go.¬† This quilt helped me develop confidence in ability to figure out the different patterns. When I started it I only knit the basics; … Continue reading

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