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Getting Back to It

It’s my day off from work today, and I’ve been doing some eco printing at home and listening to some Johnny Cash. It’s been a long, long time since I’ve pulled my dye pots out from the cabinet. Our apartment smells like eucalyptus, and I am basking in it. I’m pretty sure eucalyptus is my… Continue reading Getting Back to It

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Scones, Yarn, and Tea. Yes, please. (UK Trip 2017)

Well, March was gone in a flash! Our trip to the UK was wonderful, full of good times with friends, food, spring flowers, and yarn. Danny and I visited three main places: Edinburgh, Kendal, and London. The day after we flew into London, we started on our train journey to Edinburgh, which was a little… Continue reading Scones, Yarn, and Tea. Yes, please. (UK Trip 2017)

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Fibershed Wool Symposium 2016

Last Saturday, Danny and I ventured out once again to Point Reyes, one of our favorite, local daytrip getaways, which is a little over an hour from home. This time we headed up that way to attend the 2016 Wool Symposium, hosted by Fibershed. This was my second year going to the symposium, and I… Continue reading Fibershed Wool Symposium 2016

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Off the Needles: Finished Projects Update

November isย National Novel Writing Month, and Danny and I have taken on the NaNoWriMo challenge, which is to write a 50,000 word novel during the 30 days of November. We’re both attempting this daunting task to challenge ourselves and to hopefully stir up some inner creativity.ย The daily goal is to aim to write around 1667… Continue reading Off the Needles: Finished Projects Update

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Fall & Fiber in New England

After Bethany’s wedding in Boston earlier this month, Danny and I had a week to explore the area on our own before heading back to California. This was Danny’s first visit to New England, so in addition to some Boston history, food, and fun I made sure to include some of my old stamping grounds… Continue reading Fall & Fiber in New England

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In My Dye Pot: Logwood and Madder Root

Ah, finally back home, and not another trip in sight for a while. Whew. The wedding was awesome. Beautiful, the perfect day. I’m looking forward to seeing how the photographer’s photos came out, especially the shots of Bethany’s shawl, which looked lovely. Danny and I had a good trip exploring New England last week, the… Continue reading In My Dye Pot: Logwood and Madder Root